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Chapter 7: Freedom - 'The Air We Breathe' Bible Study with Glen Scrivener - Speak Life


1. What stood out to you from this chapter?

2. Prior to the abolition of the slave trade, what were general attitudes toward slavery in the church and in the world?

3. How do you make sense of the centuries that it took for abolition to happen and the church’s very mixed record on the issue?

4. What drove abolition, and what has been the significance of it for the moral assumptions of the world?


1. According to these verses, what kinds of things keep people enslaved and unequal and how does Christ address this?

2. What are the implications of these verses for equality and freedom in the church, and in the world?

Length: 5mins

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.