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All articles by Trevor Routley

Trevor Routley was sent as a missionary to Argentina by Welwyn Evangelical Church, and is now retired and still working there.

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February 2016
Articles > Ecclesiological & Pastoral

Personal view: Should there be a dress code for Christian meetings?

Does how we dress matter? Dress obviously mattered to the recently elected executive chairman of Barclays Bank. On assuming control, he banished flip-flops and T-shirts from their Canary Wharf head office because, ‘It’s important that we present the right image’. Apparently flip-flops and high powered banking just do not mix! Dress also mattered to…

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June 2014
Articles > Ecclesiological & Pastoral

Thoughts on the Lord’s Supper (2)

There is another Christ-centred aspect to the Supper (see also ET, May 2014), which we sometimes do not pay sufficient attention to. It is that the wine symbolises the blood of the new covenant (Matthew 26:28; Luke 22:20), a covenant sealed by the blood of Christ. There is a clear reference here to Exodus…

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Article

May 2014
Articles > Ecclesiological & Pastoral

Thoughts on the Lord’s Supper (1)

Today there seems to be a growing crisis over the celebration of the Lord’s Supper. A couple of years ago the author was visiting Britain and was surprised by the casual way it was celebrated in a church he attended. He knows of one family with young children who were obliged to attend another…

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Article

November 2013
Argentina

Argentina

A year ago we had talked with our home church pastor, Mostyn Roberts of Welwyn Evangelical Church, about the possibility of him visiting us in August 2013 to minister the Word of God to various Reformed Baptist churches with which we have built contacts over the last few years. He gladly accepted the invitation…

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Heartcry in Argentina

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July 2010
Argentina

Heartcry in Argentina

There are various reasons for expecting that a meeting in Argentina dealing with the doctrines of grace would turn out a complete failure. Firstly, there is much ignorance on this subject, among churches and church leaders; and even a lack of interest in historic Christianity. Secondly, the speaker chosen for this meeting was an…

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News – Reformation Day in Argentina

News

February 2008
News

News – Reformation Day in Argentina

For the third year running, a group of church leaders and members met together in late October to consider the great truths of the Reformation. The conference is organised by Grace Mission and their pastor, American Reformed Baptist missionary Don Donell. Villa Carlos Paz, in the western province of Cordoba, is the scene of…

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The Man in the middle

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April 2006
Articles > Biblical/theological

The Man in the middle

Three men stagger up the hill under the weight of heavy beams of wood, escorted by Roman soldiers and followed by a crowd of people, some cursing, some crying. The walk has been a long one, for the hill is outside the city walls.It is known by the locals as Calvary - 'the place…

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