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All articles by Jim Cromarty

Jim Cromarty is a retired minister of the Presbyterian Church of Eastern Australia and the popular author of Books for Family Reading and
A Book for Family Worship published by Evangelical Press.

John Paton- King of the cannibals

Historical

January 2007
Articles > Historical

John Paton- King of the cannibals

John Gibson Paton was born on 24 May 1824 to Christian parents, James and Janet Gibson who lived at Dumfries, Scotland. The day he was born his parents had made a solemn covenant to freely give him back to the Lord they loved and served. The Patons belonged to Dumfries Reformed Presbyterian Church which…

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The Welwyn Commentaries

News

October 2003
News

The Welwyn Commentaries

It was in 1957 that I was appointed to my first country school — a one-teacher school at ‘Iron Pot Creek’, about 30 miles from the nearest town in northern New South Wales, Australia.I was not a Christian, but had my Bible packed with my belongings (I had attended worship with my parents each…

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MISSIONARY SPOTLIGHT-The national religion

Article

January 2001
Australia

MISSIONARY SPOTLIGHT-The national religion

When Juan Samaranch, President of the IOC, announced in September 1993, ‘And the winner is Sidn – eeee!’, the New South Wales government knew that preparing for the 2000 Olympics would entail an immense amount of work. Seven years and $3.5 billion later, Australia presented a sporting event that won the praise and admiration…

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Where will you spend Eternity?

Article

March 2000
Evangelistic

Where will you spend Eternity?

Mr Eternity       One cold night in 1956, the minister of the Burton Street Baptist Church, Sydney, noticed the shadowy outline of a crouched man, oblivious to his presence, writing on the footpath.   ‘Are you Mr Eternity?’ asked Mr Thompson.     ‘Guilty your honour!’ came the softly spoken reply as…

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News

November 1999
News > International > Australia

Letter from Australia

I write this letter in the comfort and security of my study. We have just returned from three weeks holiday at a small seaside village called Lennox Head. It was just Val and I and the dog. There was no telephone in the house where we were staying and I didn’t turn on my…

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Article

March 1999
Articles > World Mission > Oceania > Australasia > Australia

Letter from Australia

The true church here is alive and bearing fruit to the glory of God. 1999 is an important year for the ‘Land Down Under’ as we face a referendum, the result of which will affect our future in the long term. For some years the issue of Australia becoming a republic has been hotly…

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Article

December 1998
Articles > Evangelistic

A closed door in boom-town Bethlehem

'And she brought forth her firstborn Son, and wrapped him in swaddling clothes and laid him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn' (Luke 2:7). Bethlehem was experiencing boom times. Caesar Augustus had decreed that a census be carried out, and the city was overflowing with those involved…

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