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Historical

March 2015
Articles > Historical

Spurgeon in Wales (4)

C. H. Spurgeon visited Llandudno on Thursday, 8 September 1870, where he delivered two powerful open-air discourses.

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Article

March 2015
Articles > Cultural and Ethical

Personal view: How to watch a ‘biblical’ movie

With the recent release of Exodus: gods and kings, following the earlier Noah movie, why and how should Bible-believing Christians consider engaging with a film based on any Bible story?

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March 2015
Articles > Biblical/theological

The God who knows our name

In Psalm 147:4 we read that almighty God ‘determines the number of the stars; he gives to all of them their names’. Then, in John 10:3, it is said of the Lord Jesus, the Good Shepherd, that ‘the sheep hear his voice, and he calls his own sheep by name and leads them out’.…

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News

March 2015
News > Youth Features

Christian Camps in Wales: a camper’s perspective

Every summer, for 16 years of my life, I’ve headed up to Tywyn in North Wales with my family, to spend a week camping in the middle of a field. For seven of those years, I’ve had the blessing and the privilege of being a camper on CCIW (Christian Camps in Wales), a Christian…

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Article

March 2015
Articles > World Mission

The Trinitarian Bible Society (TBS) made exciting progress during 2014

In the past six months, the New Testament in both Shona and Thadou has been published, as well as John's Gospel in Chinese (web-only edition).

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Article

March 2015
Articles > Biblical/theological

Seeing things as they really are

'Once upon a time', a young girl was sitting by herself in a city centre play park. She was wearing a worn dress and was barefoot and dirty. All the other children playing in the park ignored her and even the adults passed her by, never pausing to see if she was alright.

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Article

March 2015
Nigeria

Nigeria

More than a million people have fled their homes in terror as a result of incessant attacks from Boko Haram militants in north-eastern Nigeria. According to reports from Christian advocacy group Barnabas Fund, victimisation and violence have become part of everyday life for many people there, particularly Christians. Alongside Boko Haram, Christians in northern…

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March 2015
Articles > Biblical/theological

Revisiting the New Calvinism

This article is a somewhat reluctant and brief follow-up to my short book, The New Calvinism considered: a personal and pastoral assessment (EP Books). The request to write it arose out of the departure of Mark Driscoll from Mars Hill in Seattle, and how Reformed evangelicals might or should respond to this event.

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Historical

March 2015
Articles > Historical

The forgotten John Wesley (2)

In October 1735 John Wesley was on board The Simmonds, bound for Savannah (see ET, February 2015). He was a fully fledged Anglican clergyman, and a missionary to Georgia, commissioned by the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel.

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Article

March 2015
Articles > Biblical/theological

Repentance

We live in a world of many voices. Politicians, sociologists, scientists and educationalists are all clamouring for our attention. But who do we listen to? Who is reliable? Who can give us what they say they can?

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Article

March 2015
Articles > Guest column

Hosea – a servant of God

The book of Hosea relates the story of a man with a divine message that was out of sync with the outlook of his age - and yet very suitable for his age.

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Suffering for Christ

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March 2015
Articles > Comment

Suffering for Christ

What we lack in the Western church today — Australia and New Zealand included — is a practical theology of personal and corporate suffering for the cause of Christ. Putting it simply, we Western Christians are often averse to the thought of suffering for our faith! Many Western believers have only a hazy idea…

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