Archive for April, 2009

Common commitments of the revivalists

April 30th, 2009

As I mentioned the other day I am reading John Peters book, “Great Revivalists: 1700 to the present day”. In the closing summary he shares some of the common things that the major revivalists believed or were committed to. I found these quite interesting. Submission to the teaching of the Bible Openness to the supernatural […]

I am a blessed man

April 29th, 2009

I woke up this morning with a real joy in my heart. You see today is my birthday! Some people get all depressed on their birthday and see it as being another year older. They look at their wrinkles, their enlarging waistline or their balding heads. Not me, I count my blessings. And to be […]

Acts 6 reflections

April 29th, 2009

I read Acts chapter 6 the other day. It was a time when the church was really growing quickly and the Apostles were finding it hard to keep up with all the extra work that was required. They felt they were being diverted from prayer and preaching. As I reflected on this passage four things […]

Great Revivalists book

April 28th, 2009

I just received a book in the mail from a Koorong order. It is by John Peters and called, “Great Revivalists: 1700 to the present day”. From a quick read it looks really good. It starts with a chapter that surveys some of the revivals in this time period and has biographies of some of […]

Goals and assists

April 27th, 2009

Back in my teens I used to play Ice Hockey. It was a great fast game that required a lot of fitness, skill and toughness. One of the many things I really liked about this sport is that they honoured goals and assists equally. Most sports really honour the goal scorer only. They get paid […]