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Chapter 5: Enlightenment - 'The Air We Breathe' Bible Study with Glen Scrivener - Speak Life


1. What stood out to you from this chapter?

2. How do you normally think about medieval times? Was that view challenged in this chapter?

3. The medieval period saw Christians wrestling with the right way to spread their influence: through force or persuasion? What were examples of each kind of “empire building”?

4. What have “the Dark Ages” given us?



1. These verses speak of armour, weapons, and enemies, but what kind of armour, weapons, and enemies are spoken of?

2. What is the true way for a “soldier of Christ” to advance Christ’s kingdom?

Length: 6mins

We are excited to bring you this series of videos to accompany Glen Scrivener's new book, The Air We Breathe: How We All Came to Believe in Freedom, Kindness, Progress, and Equality.

Watch the other videos, download the discussion guide and buy the book (in paper, e-book or Audible versions) here.

Glen Scrivener is the director and evangelist at Speak Life Ministries, an evangelistic organisation (previously Youth for Christ's 'Hour of Revival') Speak life seeks to lift high the name of Jesus in the UK and beyond, to revive Christians, resource the church and reach the world with the good news of Jesus.

For over 60 years this ministry has been speaking life to a perishing world. “Evangelism through revived Christians” was the way their founder, Eric Hutchings, put it.