Thabite Anyabwile provides some commentary about why he does not utilise ‘altar calls’ based on the following ten points made by Ryan Kelly. While ‘altar calls’ are not prevalent in Australian Presbyterianism, the fact that they were popularised by Charles Finney (who was, at one time, a Presbyterian) invites us to think about our understanding …

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Compiled from a series of blog posts by C.J. Mahaney on the subject of ‘The Pastor And Personal Criticism’ the Sovereign Grace ministries blog has released a 25 page ebook under the same title. Click this link to download. It’s a subject that pastors (and their spouses, if married) should think through. Anecdotally it is …

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David Wilkerson author of The Cross And The Switchblade died in a car accident on April 27. His life impacted and challenged many. Update: Here’s the last two paragraphs of the most recent post on Wilkerson’s blog: To those going through the valley and shadow of death, hear this word: Weeping will last through some …

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I find reading Karl Dahfred’s posts on Gospel work and its implications in Thai culture informative and thought-provoking, particularly when I think about how the issues raised translate back into western culture. Here he deals with why a decision to be a Christian could be considered okay, but submitting to baptism would not. That is …

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I find the concept of a beer-only fast ending with a bacon smoothie highly amusing. Maybe I should rethink Lent. By Eric Marrapodi, CNN Belief Blog Co-Editor (CNN) — J. Wilson has survived his 46-day beer-only fast and found some unexpected spiritual insights. Wilson, who lives outside Des Moines, Iowa, was emulating a Lenten tradition …

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