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All articles by Ken Wimer

Previously a missionary in Ivory Coast, Ken Wimer ministers in Shreveport, Louisiana (www. shreveg race.org). He trains Haitian preachers using Europresse (French EP) study courses; and annually runs a sovereign grace preachers’ conference in Haiti.

What you won’t learn from ‘The Passion’

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April 2004
DVD

What you won’t learn from ‘The Passion’

Mel Gibson's film The Passion of the Christ is being touted by religious leaders and organisations as 'one of the greatest evangelistic tools in modern-day history'.There are, however, some things you won't learn from it, even though it claims to be a faithful rendering of the biblical accounts.It will not teach you the gospelThe…

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Self-examination

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November 2002
Articles > Biblical/theological

Self-examination

'But let a man examine himself, and so let him eat that bread, and drink of that cup' (1 Corinthians 11:28)Partaking at the Lord’s Table is a privilege reserved for honoured guests. Who are they? Those honoured because the Lord has chosen, redeemed and called them to himself (Revelation 4:11).They are honoured to be…

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Big stones first

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May 2002
Articles > Ecclesiological & Pastoral

Big stones first

One day an expert in time-management was speaking to a group of business students, and used the following illustration to drive home a point.He pulled out a one-gallon, wide-mouthed Mason jar and set it on the table in front of him. Then he produced about a dozen fist-sized stones and carefully placed them, one…

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Beholding the risen Lord

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April 2002
Articles > Biblical/theological

Beholding the risen Lord

There are a number of things in this portion of Scripture that, with the Spirit's blessing, give true comfort, and peace of mind and heart, to the believer. The first is Christ's command to look on him - 'Behold'. The disciples had often looked on him during his three years of earthly ministry, yet…

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The importance of true doctrine

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March 2002
Articles > Biblical/theological

The importance of true doctrine

'And they continued steadfastly in the apostles' doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers' (Acts 2:42).Those who gladly received the Word in the first century ‘continued steadfastly in the apostles’ doctrine’. Their times of worship and fellowship were based on the truth that God was pleased to reveal to them,…

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CHRIST’S FLOCK

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December 2001
Articles > Ecclesiological & Pastoral

CHRIST’S FLOCK

Our Lord had just spoken to his disciples about circumstances and influences in this world of which they should be mindful or beware. He cites hypocrisy (Luke 12:1); persecution for the sake of the gospel by those who professed to know God (12:4-12); covetousness (12:15); and anxiety over the necessities of life (12:22). AlarmWhen…

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Visit to Haiti

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September 2001
Haiti

Visit to Haiti

The travel ‘advisory’ on Haiti from the US State Department is enough to put fear into any tourist: ‘Haiti continues to experience civil and political unrest. Protests and demonstrations, which can turn violent at any time, occur periodically throughout the country… There are no ‘safe areas’ in Haiti. Crime, already a problem, is growing’.…

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