David and Josa Bivin’s 27th Annual Speaking Tour
For twenty-seven years David and Josa have traveled annually from Israel to Europe, Canada and the United States to teach Hebrew, give lectures and conduct workshops for fellow disciples of Jesus. This year’s tour will feature workshops in England and the United States:
Shrewley, Warwick, England (September 14-15, 2007)
Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.A. (September 21-22, 2007)
Akron, Ohio, U.S.A. (September 28-29, 2007)
Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S.A. (October 12-13, 2007)
Houston, Texas, U.S.A. (October 26-27, 2007)
Grants Pass, Oregon, U.S.A. (November 2-3, 2007)
Garden Grove, California, U.S.A. (November 9-10, 2007)
The intensive, two-day program will focus on a Biblical subject that is of tremendous interest and importance to Christians. Plan now to attend and be personally challenged by the Scriptures studied.
Workshop instructor: David Bivin. Fluent in Hebrew, Bivin, a specialist in the Semitic and Jewish background of the Gospels, has lived in Israel for forty-three years. He distills his years of study into two days (fourteen class hours) of interactive study. No previous preparation is required. The workshop is designed for ordinary followers of Jesus.
Workshop theme: “Keeping the Commandments in the Eyes of Jesus and the Leaders of the Early Church — for Jews and Gentiles”
Topics to be discussed: To what extent was Jesus an observant Jew? Did He keep the Oral Law? Did He require His disciples to observe the commandments of the Law? Did He suggest any additional commandments for Jews or Gentiles? After His resurrection, did Jesus’ apostles and disciples (including Paul and James) expect believers to keep the Torah? What about the Gentile believers? What Torah commandments, if any, applied to them? Did the early church’s leaders mandate any additional commandments for Jewish or Gentile followers of Jesus? How does all this apply to Christians today?
Tuition: $300 (£175) for the two-day (8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.), fourteen class-hour workshop. Until 28 days before the beginning of the workshop, participants may register for only $200 (£120). Participants may ensure a place in the workshop by payment of a $50 (£30) deposit (non-refundable), which will be applied to the tuition fee when full payment is made.
Please register directly with the local contact person(s). For contact information, see the Calendar of Events. Upon a participant’s registration and full payment of the tuition fee, he or she will receive a free six-month subscription to Jerusalem Perspective Online’s . The membership of a registrant who is already a PC member will be extended by six months. Friends of Jerusalem Perspective will receive a 40% discount on tuition.
Register now so that you can participate in this unique learning experience. Find the location, dates and contact person(s) of the workshop nearest you in the Calendar of Events. To reserve a place in one of the workshops, be sure to register early.