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The Outspoken Bible is a conversation amongst three friends about the Bible. In each episode, presenters Fiona Stewart, Neil Glover and Jen Robertson discuss the tricky bits, the joyful bits and bits they want to apply to their lives.

The Outspoken Bible is presented by Fiona Stewart, with Neil Glover and Jen Robertson.

The Outspoken Bible is an initiative from Scottish Bible Society. Find out more at https://scottish.bible.

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    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 4.5 • 24 Ratings

The Outspoken Bible is a conversation amongst three friends about the Bible. In each episode, presenters Fiona Stewart, Neil Glover and Jen Robertson discuss the tricky bits, the joyful bits and bits they want to apply to their lives.

The Outspoken Bible is presented by Fiona Stewart, with Neil Glover and Jen Robertson.

The Outspoken Bible is an initiative from Scottish Bible Society. Find out more at https://scottish.bible.

    Season 4 Episode 12 | Light and Life | John 11

    Season 4 Episode 12 | Light and Life | John 11

    Join Fiona, Neil and Jen for the fourth season of The Outspoken Bible as they talk their way through the gospel of John in pursuit of old truths and fresh insights. 

    Glover's Off is on Munros (mountains over 3000 feet) and the love of lists, before discussion turns to John 11, a chapter where a chain of immediate events links us into the ultimate smashing of the chains of death, injustice and sin for all. Jen's Gem is about a brilliant examen mug available from YouthScape 

    This episode was engineered and edited by Aimee Higgins.

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    Show Notes

    The Outspoken Bible is hosted by Fiona Stewart, Neil Glover and Jen Robertson. Each episode consists of a main section where the three contributors discuss a Bible passage, a 'Glover's Off' section where Neil shares something that is giving him pause for thought in parish ministry, and a 'Jen's Gem' where Jen shares a helpful application or resource for anyone working in youth and family ministry. All opinions are those of the individual contributors and don't necessarily reflect the view of the Scottish Bible Society as an organisation. 

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    John For Everyone Part 2 (Tom Wright)

    Examug (Youthscape) 

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    Light and Life resources

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    Get in touch here or by emailing outspoken@scottishbiblesociety.org.

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    If you're reading along with us, then next time we'll be talking about John 12. You can order copies of Light and Life from Scottish Bible Society. 

     

    • 59 min
    Season 4 Episode 11 | Light and Life | John 10

    Season 4 Episode 11 | Light and Life | John 10

    Join Fiona, Neil and Jen for the fourth season of The Outspoken Bible as they talk their way through the gospel of John in pursuit of old truths and fresh insights. 

    Glover's Off this time is on the Benedictine order, there's discussion on John 10, a chapter where people flock to hear from Jesus, but only those who know truly hear his voice come into the royal fold. Jen's Gem is about what learning a new language can teach us about welcoming in the outsiders. 

    This episode was engineered and edited by Aimee Higgins.

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    Show Notes

    The Outspoken Bible is hosted by Fiona Stewart, Neil Glover and Jen Robertson. Each episode consists of a main section where the three contributors discuss a Bible passage, a 'Glover's Off' section where Neil shares something that is giving him pause for thought in parish ministry, and a 'Jen's Gem' where Jen shares a helpful application or resource for anyone working in youth and family ministry. All opinions are those of the individual contributors and don't necessarily reflect the view of the Scottish Bible Society as an organisation. 

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    John For Everyone Part 1 (Tom Wright) 

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    Light and Life resources

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    Get in touch here or by emailing outspoken@scottishbiblesociety.org.

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    If you're reading along with us, then next time we'll be talking about John 11. You can order copies of Light and Life from Scottish Bible Society. 

    • 49 min
    Season 4 Episode 10 | Light and Life | John 9

    Season 4 Episode 10 | Light and Life | John 9

    Join Fiona, Neil and Jen for the fourth season of The Outspoken Bible as they talk their way through the gospel of John in pursuit of old truths and fresh insights. 

    Glover's Off this time is on the power of football to unite and divide, then the discussion moves to a conversation on John 9, a chapter where eyes are opened, unseen perspectives are shifted and the seeing feel 'seen'. Jen's Gem is about learning from your past mistakes in youth and children's work, and helping others to do the same.

    This episode was engineered and edited by Aimee Higgins.

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    Show Notes

    The Outspoken Bible is hosted by Fiona Stewart, Neil Glover and Jen Robertson. Each episode consists of a main section where the three contributors discuss a Bible passage, a 'Glover's Off' section where Neil shares something that is giving him pause for thought in parish ministry, and a 'Jen's Gem' where Jen shares a helpful application or resource for anyone working in youth and family ministry. All opinions are those of the individual contributors and don't necessarily reflect the view of the Scottish Bible Society as an organisation. 

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    John For Everyone Part 1 (Tom Wright) 

    And There Was Light (Jacques Lusseyran)

    Intergenerational Christian Formation (Christine Lawton Ross and Holly Catterton Allen)

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    Light and Life resources

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    Get in touch here or by emailing outspoken@scottishbiblesociety.org.

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    If you're reading along with us, then next time we'll be talking about John 10. You can order copies of Light and Life from Scottish Bible Society. 

    • 56 min
    Season 4 Episode 9 | Light and Life | John 8

    Season 4 Episode 9 | Light and Life | John 8

    Join Fiona, Neil and Jen for the fourth season of The Outspoken Bible as they talk their way through the gospel of John in pursuit of old truths and fresh insights. 

    This episode begins with an impassioned Glover's Off about politics, before the discussion moves to discuss John 8, where the finger that wrote the law stoops to scribble in the dust, and the Light of the World breaks the gloom of religion. There's a recommendation from Jen about using your influence for the good. 

    This episode was engineered and edited by Aimee Higgins.

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    Show Notes

    The Outspoken Bible is hosted by Fiona Stewart, Neil Glover and Jen Robertson. Each episode consists of a main section where the three contributors discuss a Bible passage, a 'Glover's Off' section where Neil shares something that is giving him pause for thought in parish ministry, and a 'Jen's Gem' where Jen shares a helpful application or resource for anyone working in youth and family ministry. All opinions are those of the individual contributors and don't necessarily reflect the view of the Scottish Bible Society as an organisation. 

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    John For Everyone Part 1 (Tom Wright) 

    Ali Campbell's youthwork blog (The Resource)

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    Light and Life resources

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    Get in touch here or by emailing outspoken@scottishbiblesociety.org.

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    If you're reading along with us, then next time we'll be talking about John 9. You can order copies of Light and Life from Scottish Bible Society. 

    • 59 min
    Season 4 Episode 8 | Light and Life | John7

    Season 4 Episode 8 | Light and Life | John7

    Join Fiona, Neil and Jen for the fourth season of The Outspoken Bible as they talk their way through the gospel of John in pursuit of old truths and fresh insights. 

    In this episode we're back online and discussing John 7, where shenanigans at the shelters and telltale signs amongst the tabernacles become evident. Glover's Off is about celtic spirituality and there's a Gem from Jen about The Chosen. 

    This episode was engineered and edited by Aimee Higgins.

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    Show Notes

    The Outspoken Bible is hosted by Fiona Stewart, Neil Glover and Jen Robertson. Each episode consists of a main section where the three contributors discuss a Bible passage, a 'Glover's Off' section where Neil shares something that is giving him pause for thought in parish ministry, and a 'Jen's Gem' where Jen shares a helpful application or resource for anyone working in youth and family ministry. All opinions are those of the individual contributors and don't necessarily reflect the view of the Scottish Bible Society as an organisation. 

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    John For Everyone Part 1 (Tom Wright) 

    Sacred Earth, Sacred Soul (John Philip Newell)

    The Chosen

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    Light and Life resources

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    Get in touch here or by emailing outspoken@scottishbiblesociety.org.

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    If you're reading along with us, then next time we'll be talking about John 8. You can order copies of Light and Life from Scottish Bible Society. 

    • 55 min
    Season 4 Episode 7 | Light and Life | John 6

    Season 4 Episode 7 | Light and Life | John 6

    Join Fiona, Neil and Jen for the fourth season of The Outspoken Bible as they talk their way through the gospel of John in pursuit of old truths and fresh insights. 

    In this episode we're back online and discussing John 6, where we encounter manna for the crowd, a man upon the water and all manner of theological explanations. Glover's Off is a celebration of Neil's favourite (other!) podcast, and a Gem from Jen about making our churches places where children are encouraged to give what they have to offer. 

    This episode was engineered and edited by Aimee Higgins.

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    Show Notes

    The Outspoken Bible is hosted by Fiona Stewart, Neil Glover and Jen Robertson. Each episode consists of a main section where the three contributors discuss a Bible passage, a 'Glover's Off' section where Neil shares something that is giving him pause for thought in parish ministry, and a 'Jen's Gem' where Jen shares a helpful application or resource for anyone working in youth and family ministry. All opinions are those of the individual contributors and don't necessarily reflect the view of the Scottish Bible Society as an organisation. 

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    John For Everyone Part 1 (Tom Wright) 

    Community Bible Experience resources

    Dear Theo

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    Light and Life resources

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    Get in touch here or by emailing outspoken@scottishbiblesociety.org.

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    If you're reading along with us, then next time we'll be talking about John 7. You can order copies of Light and Life from Scottish Bible Society. 

    • 54 min

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Outspoken Bible

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