• Running for IBTS

    The Course Leader of Contextual Missiology The Personal Assistant to the Rector and A Master of Theology student in Applied Theology What do the three folk above have in common? They love IBTS and in 38 days they will sweat through a 21Km run to prove it! Tim Noble, Vanessa Lake and Anna Cheprasova are registered participants of Prague’s forthcoming Half Marathon and are training steadily for this event. Since September, IBTS has been planning and thinking through how to celebrate the 60 year birthday of the seminary. This Diamond Jubilee is an exciting opportunity for everyone who has been influenced by the life and ministry of IBTS to reflect…

  • Reflections on sharing a washing machine

    One washing machine looks much like any other, as far as I am concerned.  That’s because I’m seldom close up to one.  The problem here at IBTS is that when I need to use one I am engaging in a practice that is largely unfamiliar as far as I am concerned.  To make matters worse I discover that the instructions on one machine are in a strange and foreign language and the other is delightfully illuminated with the universal symbols of garment washing – but there seems to be no obvious key to understanding the symbols if you’re not familiar with the symbolic language of laundry.  To be fair, someone…