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All articles by Mike Taylor

Mike is a retired Metallurgist who specialized in Nickel Alloys. He has taken on the new role to oversee this new
international book ministry, Christian Books Worldwide. He recently retired as an elder from Christ Church Fetcham
(formerly Fetcham Community Church).

The hymns of Charles Wesley (2)

Historical

February 2012
Articles > Historical

The hymns of Charles Wesley (2)

The hymns of Charles Wesley (2) We have noted that there is an enduring popularity to Charles Wesley’s hymns, especially when set to rousing tunes, and we have already looked at some of these (January ET). Now let’s consider two more great Wesley hymns. Of O love divine, how sweet thou art! one Methodist…

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The hymns of Charles Wesley

Historical

January 2012
Articles > Historical

The hymns of Charles Wesley

The hymns of Charles Wesley The Charles Wesley hymns that we find in our current hymnbooks and other sources are so popular, especially when set to rousing tunes, that it is hard to understand why so few are in current use. There does appear to be some misunderstanding among producers of modern songbooks. It…

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Forgotten Spurgeon?

Historical

April 2009
Articles > Historical

Forgotten Spurgeon?

Forgotten Spurgeon?   For much of my Christian life, I believed that Charles Haddon Spurgeon (1834-92) had a postmillennial view of biblical prophecy. Postmillennialism is the belief that the gospel will have a Christianising effect on the entire world until it reaches a state of perfection (the millennium) – after which Messiah Jesus will…

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Shared truth

Article

August 2005
Articles > Biblical/theological

Shared truth

One evening I was engaged in vigorous debate outside Ladbroke Grove tube station with a member of the 'Nation of Islam' who was selling copies of The final call. We were soon surrounded by a group of Rastafarians who left their table of joss-sticks to join in the discussion.One Rasta rounded on the Nation…

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Confused about God

Article

December 2004
Evangelistic

Confused about God

While serving as a submariner in the Royal Navy I often ended up drinking and secretly taking drugs - available from a 'fence' on board my sub. This seemed to fill the emptiness inside me for a time. But no matter how much I drank, or how many drugs I took, the emptiness would…

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The cutting edge – An occasional series on doctrinal issues today

Article

November 2003
Articles > Biblical/theological

The cutting edge – An occasional series on doctrinal issues today

Spiritual warfare has been a feature of the Christian faith since Pentecost. The term is used firstly to describe the battle between good and evil, and — more specifically — God’s overruling and conquest of the influence of evil in the world.Secondly, it is used of the proclamation of the gospel and the opposition…

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News – Meeting at Milland

News

January 1970
News

News – Meeting at Milland

Meeting at Milland   Many may ask 'Where is Milland?' It is a beautiful village on the border of Surrey and Sussex, where Rev. Gareth Jones ministers. This was the location for a great evening in March when the work of Pastor Training International (PTI) and Christian Books Worldwide (CBW) was presented. Alan Levy,…

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