Category Archives: Church family

Doing Evangelism together (2)

Why should we do evangelism relationally? Acts suggests several reasons: • to have fellowship (Acts 9:19, 26-28); • to have companionship (18:18; 19:29; 20:34; 27:1-2; 28:15); • to have protection (9:30; 17:15; 20:2-4); • to have encouragement (28:15); • to … Continue reading

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Doing evangelism together

In our culture, the activity of evangelism is often atomized, and individualized. This fits in well with the prevailing worldview of Western Europeanized societies. The concept of celebrity feeds the illusion of individual triumph in areas of beauty, wealth and … Continue reading

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Internet Therapy: Letting God out of the box

Some great sites for your edification Christian Classics Ethereal Library Exegetical Reflections floating axhead Girl Talk Gospel Driven Blog Joel Osteen John Piper Josh Harris Mark Wilson Northolt Grange Baptist Church   Peter Cockrell Pure Church

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Abraham in Romans 4: The Father of All Who Believe

by Michael CranfordThis article was originally published in New Testament Studies 41 (1995): 71-88. In Romans 4 Paul turns to the scriptural figure of Abraham, a vivid personification of faith and obedience in Jewish thought. While the most obvious reason … Continue reading

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