Workshops / Discussion Groups

"Opening the Bible"

An Interactive Workshop

Request an "Opening the Bible" workshop if you want a one-of-the-kind learning experience. Bible thinker Jake Doberenz will walk the audience, split into smaller groups, through the gritty details of investigating and interpreting a text. In the end, he doesn't tell you the meaning of the text: you discover it for yourself. Currently, Jake has two versions to choose from:

  • The Good Samaritan: Interpreting Parables
  • Falling Away Forever: Interpreting Letters

Speakers / Preachers

Jake Doberenz

Founder of TRH and Bible educator Jake Doberenz is almost finished with his degree in Biblical Studies from Oklahoma Christian University. Already, he's been invited to two academic conferences, Southern Nazarene University's Research Symposium (2016) and the annual meeting of the Southeastern Commission for the Study of Religion (2017) in Raleigh, NC. He's published multiple works in magazines, newspapers, and on blogs, and he even has a short play published! In ministry, he's been a guest preacher at several places and served as a Youth Minister for one summer in Oregon, where be had to build the youth group from scratch. He is open to speak on:

  • Interpreting the Bible
  • Retaining a Spiritual Fire
  • Different Views on the Creation Week
  • Engaging with Millenials
  • Modern Reception of the Bible
  • The Book of Hebrews
  • ...And more, of course...

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