Bp Joshua Raj

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Talks and Messages

Talks


Sept 2018 to present - Micah Institute - weekly Lessons in Theology 101 - Marantha Gospel Fellowship (Wednesday nights 7.30pm)


February 2018 to present - Teaching/Preaching - St. Thomas Evangelical Church of India,  Edmonton AB


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October 2018 - Theology of the Biblical Lands - speaker  Bible Lands Cruise 2018.


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Previous Talks


April 2018 - "Discernment" at Youth Camp, Maranatha Gospel Fellowship, Edmonton AB


February 2017- Bible Exposition Workshop Coimbatore, India


February 2017 - Bible Exposition Workshop Mumbai India


Oct-Nov  2016- Reading and Understanding the Bible (Epistle:  2 Timothy) Southgate Alliance Church, Edmonton


August 2016 - Mission Week "Reaching the Lost"  KL Tamil Methodist Church, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia


March-April 2016 - Reading and Understanding the Bible (Gospel : Mark) Southgate Alliance Church, Edmonton


February 2016 - The Good Fight Discernment Seminar, Salt and Light Bible Institute, Chennai, India


February 2016 - Bible Exposition Workshops,  Cochin, Kerala  and Mumbai, India


2015 Dec- "God is our Help" Methodist Church, Kuala Lumpur


2015 Feb - Bible Exposition Workshops (Philippians),  Presbyterian Church, Chennai and Cochin, India


2014 Dec - "Life Ever After", TMC Methodist Church, Kuala Lumpur


2014 April - Bible Exposition Workshop - Habakkkuk and Jonah , Southview Alliance Church, Calgary


2013 August - "Reaching Young People in a Post Modern World" - Maranatha Church @ Milwoods Assembly, Edmonton


2013 April - Bible Exposition Workshop - Two expositions on Book of  Philippians , Southview Alliance Church, Calgary, Alberta


2013 February - How to Share the Gospel series. Buddhism and Christianity, Community Methodist Church, Singapore


2012 October - Jesus, Hinduism and New Spirituality, Southgate Alliance Church, Edmonton, Alberta


2012 February – Marriage Seminar, St Christophers Church,  Johor Bahru, Malaysia


2012 February – Bible Exposition Workshop, Prebsyterian Church, Chennai India


2011 October - "Cosmic Christ or Historical Jesus, Witnessing to New Agers", Bayview Glen Church, Toronto, Ontario, Canada


2011 February -  Bible Exposition Workshop, South Asia Mission, Chennai India


2011 February - "Witnessing to a Hindu/New Age Worldview",  Armour Publishing Author Lecture, Singapore


2010 January - A Biblical Approach to Indian Traditions, Armour Publishing Author Lecture, Far East Plaza, Singapore


2009 October – Comparative Religion and Hinduism, Bay View Glen Church, Toronto, Canada


2009 April – "The Christian Medical Student" , University of Toronto Medical Student Fellowship, Toronto, Canada


SPEAKING TOPICS

Contextual and Practical Theology


Indian Traditions and Beliefs  (South Asian Indians)


An Overview of Indian Beliefs and nexus between Culture and Religion in the Indian Psyche


Comparative Religion  (Hinduism, Islam, Buddhism, Folk Religions, New Spirituality)


The Main Religions in the World Today - Strategies for sharing the gospel



TALKS AND SEMINARS


Missions

1. Reaching the World with the Gospel

2. Fulfilling the Great Commission

3. Witnessing Strategies

4. Use of the Testimony 

5. Personal Ministry Strategy


Discipleship

1. Personal Relationship with God

2. Personal Study of the Word 

3. How to Pray

4. The Spirit Filled Life 

5. How to Discern God's Will


Contemporary Topics

1.  New Age
2.  Yoga
3. Transcendental Meditation (TM)


Medicine

1. Alternative Medicine and the Bible 

2. Supernatural Healing and the Christian Doctor

3. The Calling of a Christian Medical Student / Doctor


Culture
    1.       Indian Culture Encounters the Christian Message
    2.       Discernment — Testing the Spirit
    3.       Evaluating Indian Beliefs and Traditions
    4.       The Christian Mindset — Choosing Others Over Self
    5.       Indian Beliefs and World View — Historical Development

    6.       Indian Beliefs and World View — The Nature of Things
    7.       Indian Beliefs and World View — Writings and Social Systems
    8.       The Spirit World — Spirits and Demons and Everyday Issues of Life