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Chapter 8: Progress - 'The Air We Breathe' Bible Study with Glen Scrivener - Speak Life


1. What stood out to you from this chapter?

2. Why was the 19th century a time when the idea of “progress” became popular?

3. How did the 20th century demonstrate some of the dangers of “progress”?

4. What do you think is a biblical and healthy view of progress?



1. What does Isaiah teach about the times in which he lived, the incarnation and the far-distant future?

2. How are these verses both realistic and optimistic?

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.