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April 2017
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‘These 50 years’ (1)

A sermon preached at the thanksgiving service on the 50th anniversary of Evangelical Times (Hayes Town Chapel, 4 February 2017): ‘The righteous shall see it and rejoice: and all iniquity shall stop her mouth. Whoso is wise and will observe these things, even they shall understand the lovingkindness of the Lord’ (Psalm 107:42-43). This…

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March 2017
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The Surprising story of David Michell (part1)

In 1957 David Michell was appointed ‘House Chairman’ at London Bible College a position something like Head Boy at a school. To all appearances just a stable and mature Christian, able to take on this position of trust. However, what most of his peers did not know was the surprising story of what had…

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March 2017
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50 years of Evangelical Times

The material below summarizes the information in the Powerpoint presentation that was given at the Thanksgiving. A recording of the whole service is available here. The very first issue of Evangelical Times was sent out in February 1967:   This first issue had been the result of a huge amount of preparatory work and…

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March 2017
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Jane Haining (1897-1944)

Jane Haining was a Church of Scotland missionary to the Jews, from Dunscore, Dumfries. She worked in Budapest, where she was arrested by the Nazis in 1944. She died in the concentration camp at Auschwitz later that year. We know that everything has a beginning. The Bible tells us of the very first beginning:…

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March 2017
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Address at the thanksgiving service for 50 years of Evangelical Times.

Date: 04-02-2017 pm Speaker: Iain Murray Title: These Fifty Years Reference: Psalm 107:42-43 Please click here to download the mp3   This is a recording of the entire thanksgiving. Iain Murray’s address begins at 38:42

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March 2017
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Britain’s decline and fall (4)

Continued from Britain’s decline and fall (3) The word ‘decadence’ (as with ‘decay’) implies decline from a previously held high moral standard. In the first three articles, we have seen how the high moral tone of nineteenth century Britain, set by evangelicalism, had sharply deteriorated by the middle of the twentieth century. This trend has…

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March 2017
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The life and legacy of William Bradford (1590-1657)

Puritanism has never been a popular ideology for most modern Westerners. Mention the word ‘Puritan’ or ‘Pilgrim Fathers’ to any American and the image comes to mind of a dour, black-garbed, Bible-thumping man. At best, someone might recall it was the Puritans that first made a substantial settlement in New England.  J. I. Packer…

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