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January 2017

Induction – Recognition at Downe

The chapel building was packed on Saturday 5 November, as Downe Baptist Church gathered with many friends for the recognition…

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News

January 2017

Ethics – Abortion in Northern Ireland

Amnesty International has presented a petition of 45,000 signatures to the Northern Ireland Assembly, via Green Party deputy leader Claire…

News

January 2017

Inductions – New pastor for Mynydd Isa

About 80 people from several local churches gathered at the village community centre for the induction of Rev. Stephen Dunning…

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January 2017

Julius Köbner (3)

Continued from Julius Köbner (2) A group of believers met together in the German town of Barmen. These Christians had become…

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Reading the Bible as if for the…

One of the blessings of being part of the work of Wycliffe Bible Translators is that we get to hear…

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Book Reviews from January 2017

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God’s Way for Romance: Getting Back to Biblical Courtship
Stuart Burgess

Sexual purity is one of the most important issues facing the church today. There is great peer pressure to have sexual relationships before marriage, and that peer pressure has entered the church. Having seen first-hand the harmful effects of the…

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What’s up with the Fig Leaves?
Heather Thieneman

This is a good book. The aim is not so much to catalogue a list of what is modest, but rather to examine biblically what is entailed in the concept of modesty. The underlying conviction of the author is that…

Style or substance — the nature of true Christian ministry
William Taylor

This is a readable book. It contrasts the boastful but shallow facade of Paul’s rivals at Corinth with the deeper substance of apostolic gospel ministry. This contrast is the main theme of this series of addresses. The former kind of…

The Great River – Primitive Methodism till 1868
David M. Young

This book describes the origins and development of Primitive Methodism in North Hampshire. As such, it is an encouragement to perseverance in evangelistic work today. The book is not a general history of the denomination. Instead, it offers a carefully…