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April 2003
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 In 1950, newly married and fresh out of graduate school, we accepted the pastorate of a struggling Baptist church that had turned for help to the Conservative Baptist movement.During the two-year pastorate in the little farming community we learned valuable lessons which helped prepare us for fifty years of missionary service. Pearl taught piano lessons…

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March 2003
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There appears to be an increasing trend on both sides of the Atlantic for churches and individuals to take on the financial support of pastors in third world countries. We frequently hear of national pastors ‘doing the circuit’ of reformed churches to raise support to go back to their homeland. At the same time,…

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February 2003
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It is a human tendency to follow leaders we esteem. As our heroes, they tend to serve as role models for  our lives. But we need to ask ourselves if our heroes are persons whose lives are patterned after the Word of God. Paul exhorted the Ephesians to be 'followers of God'. Do our heroes…

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January 2003
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The Second Coming of Christ is largely a neglected subject in many churches. But it received great prominence in the preaching of the Apostles. It is clear, for example, that the Thessalonian Christians had thought much about Christ's return, and the letters Paul wrote to them reveal a lively interest in this great theme.…

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December 2002
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Guest Column – Walking in freedom

One of the most influential post-war philosophers was Jean-Paul Sartre (1905-1980). He and Simone de Beauvoir, his chief mistress (he had many), influenced the thinking of millions - most of whom have never heard of them. De Beauvoir was the high priestess of the Feminist movement, and her writings were its 'bible'. It was…

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November 2002
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Guest Column – Walking with the Lord

Physically, hiking is a healthy group recreation. When Christians walk with the Lord they need to remember that they belong to a company of walkers. The church is not a loose association of individuals. Christians are compared to stones built into a house, parts of one body and branches of one Vine. We are…

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October 2002
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Guest Column – Walking with God

The New Testament likens the Christian life to a race, a boxing match, and warfare. But most commonly it describes it as a walk. Adam and Eve ‘heard the sound [voice] of the Lord God walking in the garden in the cool of the day’ (Genesis 3:8). They recognised that voice. Clearly they were…

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