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November 2012
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‘And some pastors and teachers’

Guest Column   Peter Milsom ‘And some pastors and teachers’ One of the great gifts our ascended Lord gives to his churches is pastor-teachers. The ESV helpfully brings out the root meaning of ‘pastor’ when it uses the word ‘shepherd’. The apostles and prophets laid the foundations of the church; the evangelists bring the gospel…

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October 2012
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Encouragements for evangelistic preachers

Guest Column – Conrad Mbewe Encouragements for evangelistic preachers We come to the end of our series on evangelistic preaching. It is such an important topic, because we are dealing with the reason why Jesus left heaven to come and die on the cross. It was for the purpose of glorifying God through saving…

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September 2012
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The Challenge of Regular Evangelistic Preaching

How can you preach the gospel regularly without running out of gospel material or without becoming monotonous to your regular hearers?

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Is evangelistic preaching a lost art?

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August 2012
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Is evangelistic preaching a lost art?

Is evangelistic preaching a lost art? I am very concerned about the dearth of evangelistic preaching today. In many pulpits what is called evangelistic preaching is basically a gospel appeal to non-Christians tacked on at the end of sermons. But where are the sermons that from beginning to end are ‘reasoning and explaining and…

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Reaching theological liberals

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July 2012
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Reaching theological liberals

Reaching theological liberals – Guest Column How might we reach out to those with a liberal mindset infected with anti-supernaturalism? How might we reach liberal pastors even, of the old mainline denominations? If an ongoing opportunity should present itself, what methods might we use to reach these men and women? This is what I…

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Science and faith

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June 2012
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Science and faith

Guest Column Science and faith I will celebrate my 22nd year as pastor of Grace Reformed Church later this year. And all these years have been spent in an intense study of the Bible. This has only amplified my convictions regarding the sufficiency and authority of God’s Word. Here are just a few of…

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A salvation that works

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May 2012
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A salvation that works

A salvation that works Guest Column Are sinners able to come to Christ for salvation in their own power, and of their own accord? Many have thought so. Some even believe they can ‘get saved’ any time they choose, as if the matter were entirely in their hands. But that is contrary to what…

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The call of God

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April 2012
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The call of God

The call of God Guest Column When I joined the staff of the Bible College where I now serve as principal, I was delighted to find that the training course included – and still includes – what may well be a unique feature in UK Bible college training: memorising Scripture. He was a gifted…

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A unique feature

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March 2012
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A unique feature

A unique feature When I joined the staff of the Bible College where I now serve as principal, I was delighted to find that the training course included — and still includes —what may well be a unique feature in UK Bible college training: memorising Scripture. I have long felt that this is one…

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Why a Bible college training?

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February 2012
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Why a Bible college training?

Guest Column Why a Bible college training? Have you ever been ‘apprehended’ by the strong arm of the law? Thankfully, that has never been my experience, though we have all witnessed it happen to others, at least on TV. There is, I believe, an identity crisis in theological training in the UK today. I…

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Pressing on

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January 2012
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Pressing on

Guest Column      PRESSING ON Have you ever been ‘apprehended’ by the strong arm of the law? Thankfully, that has never been my experience, though we have all witnessed it happen to others, at least on TV. But, the fact that you are reading these words suggests you have been — or perhaps are about…

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November 2011
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Hector Morrison – Coping with Christians

Guest Column        Hector Morrison  COPING WITH CHRISTIANS  How do you cope with Christians who are ‘a pain in the neck’, who make life difficult for you? I wonder how many of us have struck on the way exemplified by Paul in 1 Corinthians 1:4-9?  He gives thanks to God for them! Even though there…

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