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C. T. Studd (1860-1931)

Historical

November 2010
Articles > Historical

C. T. Studd (1860-1931)

C. T. Studd (1860-1931)   A few years ago, while sifting through the archives of the Africa Inland Mission (AIM), I came across the most unusual application papers I have ever seen. They had been submitted by Charles Thomas Studd, in November 1912.   The name was familiar because I had read of this…

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An amazing ID card

Article

December 2008
Evangelistic

An amazing ID card

An amazing ID card The government plans one day to introduce biometric ID cards for us all. Are you in favour or against? Do you want everyone to know all about you? Probably not. But there's not the slightest secret about the ID details of the most outstanding person ever.  The record is precise and…

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Missionary Spotlight – Pastor training International

Article

July 2007
Articles > World Mission > Africa

Missionary Spotlight – Pastor training International

Pastor training International   Can you imagine how your Christian life would develop if your pastor had never been trained for church ministry, had few or no books, and was unable to access biblical helps on the internet? Yet this situation faces many pastors and congregations in developing countries today. Gold and hot cake…

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Guest Column What a blessing!

Article

March 2007
Articles > Guest column

Guest Column What a blessing!

This word 'bless' must be one of the most overworked in our evangelical vocabulary. It seems to encompass a multitude of general longings, more often personal than anything else. Christopher Robin wasn't the only one to major on 'God bless' requests for his own and family needs! This insularity is evident when our prayers…

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Guest Column – What a blessing!

Article

March 2007
Articles > Guest column

Guest Column – What a blessing!

This word 'bless' must be one of the most overworked in our evangelical vocabulary. It seems to encompass a multitude of general longings, more often personal than anything else. Christopher Robin wasn't the only one to major on 'God bless' requests for his own and family needs! This insularity is evident when our prayers…

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A question of authority

Article

February 2007
Articles > Biblical/theological

A question of authority

First editions are often sought after. I do not have a copy of Evangelical Times for February 1967 when it first appeared, but I value the memory of it - because its front page reported a serious development in southeast London where I then ministered. Woolwich became notorious for the book Honest to God…

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The cutting edge- An occasional series on doctrinal issues today

Article

September 2003
Articles > Biblical/theological

The cutting edge- An occasional series on doctrinal issues today

Once, you had to be a world traveller to see other cultures first-hand. Today, these cultures exist almost anywhere in Britain. In most town centres you will find Chinese, Indian, Thai, Italian and other restaurants. The turbans and veils, temples and mosques, music and dance, shops and hospitals, indicate a racially mixed and multi-cultural…

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