All articles by George Curry
The author is minister of Elswick Parish Church, Newcastle upon Tyne, and a trustee of the Christian Institute.
In July, the small Northumbrian village of Longframlington swelled in size as some 200 people from across the northeast and Scotland gathered for the 72nd Bible Convention. Sponsored by Longhorsley Mission Free Church, the three-day annual gathering proved to be a time of sound teaching and warm fellowship. In several messages from John 13…Read more
‘Another excellent weekend!’ That is what those who attended the Northumberland Bible teaching weekend said. Sponsored by Longhorsley Mission Church, Kevin Bidwell (Sheffield) and Derek Cleave (Bristol) addressed the 200-plus attendees who gathered on 2-4 July 2016. In three sessions, Mr Bidwell opened up our call as Christians to run, wrestle and box. Mr…Read more
Three invitations were given over the weekend of 4-6 July 2015, when the 68th Bible ministry weekend, sponsored by Longhorsley Free Church, Northumberland, and meeting in Longframlington, took place. Andrew Lucas (Omagh Evangelical Presbyterian Church) opened the convention by asking all who had gathered from fellowships across the North East to take a trip with…Read more
The promise is clear, when the Holy Spirit comes, he will convict the world. About what? Jesus Christ says, about sin, righteousness and judgement (John 16:8ff). The word translated ‘convict’ points to facts for which there will be ample evidence. What facts? By nature we are in the wrong. In particular we have wrong…Read more
‘The fear of God’ is not a term heard often. It once was. Exactly when it fell out of popular use, no one can be sure. What seems more certain is that it no longer occupies a central place, even in the thinking of professing Christians! That is strange. Why? Because it should have…Read more
Suffering is an everyday event. We turn on the news and hear of earthquakes and typhoons. We open our newspapers and read of murders and rapes. In the street we see emergency vehicles rushing to people in need. Our friends ask, ‘If God is loving, why does he permit suffering?’ God is love Three…Read more