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All articles by Luke Jenner

Luke is the pastor at Grace Baptist Church, Halifax.

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May 2014
Articles > Biblical/theological

Does God suffer with us? (and why it’s great news that he doesn’t) (2)

In April’s ET, we saw that the doctrine of God’s impassibility — his immunity to suffering and human-like emotions — has had a rough ride in recent years, particularly following the great anguish of two world wars and much more suffering besides, during the last century.   It has often been thought that the…

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April 2014
Articles > Biblical/theological

Does God suffer with us? (and how that question is misunderstood) (1)

The memory of ‘the war supposed to end all wars’ has raised big questions for many theologians over what God is actually like. Christian men and women grappling with the sheer scale of suffering throughout the last 100 years have often searched hard for answers to the horrors of the Somme, Auschwitz, Darfur and…

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Reviews > Book

The Dishonesty of Atheism

‘It is not easy to turn away from an established position of atheism, but honesty requires it and God will help you if you are willing’ (p.26). With this aim in mind, Roger Carswell puts forward what he considers to be ‘the evidence that God is real’ (p.6). Believers may have their convictions concerning…

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Reviews > Book

Matthew Henry: Daily Readings

How do you make Matthew Henry bitesize? Randall Pederson appears to have done it. According to his introduction, Pederson, a research assistant at Westminster Seminary, Philadelphia, took a break from his normal work to select and edit 366 passages from Henry’s great 18th-century commentary. He gently updated the English to become more accessible to…

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News – LTS 2009

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August 2009
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News – LTS 2009

LTS 2009  Could there be a better time to train for the ministry? The London Theological Seminary (LTS) end of year service on 13 June would certainly suggest that the coming decade is an opportune time to study for a lifetime of full-time Christian service.      Options for training today range much wider than…

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