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Celebrating the Reformation in London

Celebrating the Reformation in London

The good folks at Selhurst Church in South Norwood, London, were kind enough to let me know about a forthcoming conference marking 500 years since the Reformation. It's on Friday 25 and Saturday 26 August, and features Dr James White as the main speaker. Well worth a look if you're free. All the details online at www.selhurstchurch.org.

Repent of your ingratitude

Jordan Peterson is the latest of many people to point out the astonishing ingratitude of the millennial generation. Click here for an example of what I'm talking about (skip to about the 9 minute mark). ...

Exploring baptism

We have a baptism service this coming Sunday, which gives us an opportunity to think again about the meanng of this important moment in our lives. Here's an extract from the order of service at that point, explaining what baptism is all about, followed by some of the discussion whestions we'll be following during the discussiomn after the service: ...

Revelation in an hour

Here's an extract from a handout from a recent Bible study designed to introduce the book of Revelation in one hour. OK, it ended up taking two hours (quite a lot of the handout isn't here), but it was a noble aim... Introduction (1:1-4a) 1:1 Authorship: Revealed by God through an angel to John 1:2 John wrote it down 1:3 Revelation is a blessing:...

Lucky traders

In the providence of God, the Promised Land of Israel was located on one of the busiest trading routes in the ancient world. Many thousands of traders would travel through the narrow strip of fertile land between the great desert of the east and the Mediterranean on the West on their journeys between Africa and Arabia in the south, and Syria, Asia Minor, and other regions to the north and east....
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