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All articles & reviews tagged with preacher

Review

July 2019
Reviews > Book

The Preacher’s Catechism

Lewis Allen has evidently thought long and hard about the nature of the Christian ministry. The result is The Preacher’s Catechism, a collection of 43 questions and answers which bring essential truths to the preacher’s heart. Loosely following the structure of the Westminster Shorter Catechism, its subjects include the glory of God, sin, the…

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Article

March 2019
Articles > Ecclesiological & Pastoral

The purpose and benefits of lay preaching

This article is dedicated to the brethren in Ebenezer Baptist Chapel, Old Hill and Pastor Roland Burrows and Mrs. Anne Burrows, who retired in December 2018. Several men influenced me to pursue my call to lay preaching, my late father-in-law Mr Kenneth Harris, Colonel Don Underwood and Pastor Burrows. It was through the advice…

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Historical

May 2015
Articles > Historical

The forgotten John Wesley (4)

The fourth reason we should not forget John Wesley is because of his unique impact on our nation.

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Historical

April 2015
Articles > Historical

The forgotten John Wesley (3)

The third reason we should remember John Wesley is for his remarkable example of zeal and boldness in the cause of the gospel.

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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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Historical

February 2015
Articles > Historical

The forgotten John Wesley (1)

What sort of a person was John Wesley? He was about 5 feet 3 inches tall, slim, with piercing blue eyes, a fresh complexion and (when younger) auburn hair. He was careful about personal neatness and cleanliness. According to contemporary John Hampson, he wore ‘narrow plaited stock, a coat with a small upright collar’,…

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Historical

November 2000
Articles > Historical

Open-air preaching

A camp meeting [preacher] or open-air preacher should go straightforward, and should strike home at every blow. Set sermons, prepared for chapel pulpits, are of little use. The open-air preacher should have his mind upon Luke 24:16-17: ‘Thus it is written, and thus it behoved Christ to suffer, and to rise from the dead…

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