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All articles by Jonathan Stephen

Jonathan Stephen is the Principal of Wales Evangelical School of Theology (WEST), and the Director of Affinity,
an organisation promoting partnership between Bible-Centred churches.

News

November 2014
News

WEST dedication

Saturday 13 September perfectly illustrated Paul’s statement in 1 Corinthians 16: 9, where he speaks of a ‘wide door for effective work’, alongside ‘many adversaries’. The dedication service included interviews with the biggest intake of undergraduate and master’s students for several years. A further group of distance learning students are studying together for the…

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Sarang Thomas Centre

News

May 2012
News

Sarang Thomas Centre

Sarang Thomas Centre One of the most visible signs of the gospel partnership between Sarang Community Church in Korea and Wales Evangelical School of Theology (West) is the recently completed Sarang Thomas Centre, named after the church and Welsh missionary martyr Robert Jermain Thomas.     The new building provides West with a permanent meeting…

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The Morning Star

Article

December 2007
Evangelistic

The Morning Star

A Star is bornThe Bible is full of prophecies about a coming Messiah which were written hundreds of years before the birth of Christ. One of the earliest was spoken by an obscure character called Balaam, who declared, 'I see him, but not now; I behold him, but not near. A star will come…

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News – Cheltenham Bible Festival

News

October 2007
News

News – Cheltenham Bible Festival

Cheltenham Bible Festival It was an amazing providence that enabled the first Cheltenham Bible Festival to go ahead at the beginning of August as scheduled.  The severe floods which hit the headlines for many days had knocked out the region's main water treatment plant. The army had occupied the racecourse site until the week before…

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ETCW turns WEST

News

April 2007
News

ETCW turns WEST

From the beginning of April 2007, the Evangelical Theological College of Wales becomes Wales Evangelical School of Theology. The new Principal, Jonathan Stephen, explains.Over the years, I have been regularly involved in the process of examining and training men and women called to Christian service at home and overseas, but never imagined I would…

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ETCW turns WEST

News

March 2007
News

ETCW turns WEST

From the beginning of April 2007, the Evangelical Theological College of Wales becomes Wales Evangelical School of Theology. The new Principal, Jonathan Stephen, explains.Over the years, I have been regularly involved in the process of examining and training men and women called to Christian service at home and overseas, but never imagined I would…

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Deconstructing evangelicalism (2)

Article

February 2006
Articles > Ecclesiological & Pastoral

Deconstructing evangelicalism (2)

Massive cultural shifts within Western society have resulted in what might be called the deconstruction of 'evangelicalism'. This time-honoured and once comprehensible term for New Testament Christianity has been forced to bear new and often contradictory meanings, as we began to see last month.Then I considered 'traditional evangelicalism' and 'pragmatic evangelicalism'. This month I…

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