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What can we learn from Acts 16 about the sufficiency and supremacy of the gospel?

  • 27 April 2018

Introduction

Acts 16 marks the beginning of Paul’s second missionary journey. After delivering the letter from the Jerusalem Council to the believers in Antioch, Paul decides to revisit those places where he had previously set up churches. Along with Silas he sets out to deliver the letter and encourage those churches. After recruiting Timothy to his mission and having been directed by the Holy Spirit to Philippi in Macedonia, Luke tells the story three very different people and the power of the gospel to unite them.

Can Christians say there is no God but Allah?

  • 16 April 2018

Introduction

Can Christians say there is no God but Allah? This has been a much-debated question over the last two decades, particularly since the September 11th terrorism attacks in New York and the proliferation of Muslim immigration to western nations. The question is intended to provoke consideration of the similarities and differences between the Christian and Islamic understanding of God in order to work toward peaceful relations.

The Image of God

  • 22 March 2018

Introduction

The aim of this article is to explain what it means to say ‘man is made in the image of God’ and then to consider the implications for human relationships today. 

Appreciating God's Glory in Creation

  • 15 January 2018

Clyde Kilby was an author and professor of English. He once gave ten resolutions to better mental health by considering God's glory in creation. For example:

1. At least once every day I shall look steadily up at the sky and remember that I, a consciousness with a conscience, am on a planet traveling in space with wonderfully mysterious things above and about me. 

Our Basis Of Doctrine: Part 18 - Our Responsibility

  • 11 September 2017

This is an ongoing series of blog posts in which we provide a brief overview of our church’s Basis of Doctrine as set out in the Church Constitution, by defining, explaining and proving from Scripture the various doctrines expressed. This is not meant to be an exhaustive study, so there is much that won’t be stated or defended. Click here to view our Basis of Doctrine.

Why Unbelievers Wish It Were True

  • 4 July 2017

"The great question confronting modern humanity is this: Granted that the universe contains both persons (such as you and me) and impersonal structures (such as matter, motion, chance, time, space, and physical laws), which is fundamental? Is the impersonal aspect of the universe grounded in the personal, or is it the other way around? Secular thought generally assumes the latter-that persons are the products of matter, motion, chance, and so on.

The Vandalism of Immorality: Or why not to envy the glutton

  • 10 April 2017

As I dreamed, I saw a man named Evangelist turn and look down a road. In the distance, a figure was approaching. He was certainly taking his time. 

As he walked up, Evangelist greeted him cordially and they began to talk. They engaged in what appeared to be small talk for a few moments, and I learned that the man’s name was Randy. 

“Where are you going?” asked Evangelist. 

“Oh, nowhere in particular. I just go where the women are.” 

“And why is that?” 

Our Basis Of Doctrine: Part 16 - The Lord’s Supper

  • 9 March 2017

This is an ongoing series of blog posts in which we provide a brief overview of our church’s Basis of Doctrine as set out in the Church Constitution, by defining, explaining and proving from Scripture the various doctrines expressed. This is not meant to be an exhaustive study, so there is much that won’t be stated or defended. Click here to view our Basis of Doctrine.

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