Monthly Archives: February 2012

The Holy Trinity; by Stephen R Holmes: A boook review


This is an important book on a vital doctrine of the Christian Faith, here we find careful scholarship which guides us through the discussions about the doctrine of the Trinity throughout Church history. One of the things that really impressed … Continue reading

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The Holiness Revival


The Holiness Revival in the Nineteenth Century Posted on February 16, 2012 This paper was given at Nazarene Theological College(1996) as part of my Masters degree and led to the request by Dr McGonigle that I write my dissertation on this … Continue reading

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The New Normal by Mark Wyatt, A Book review


 This is a book for all those who are seeking first the Kingdom of God. Having said this this book does not fit into any nice neat categories but rather shows us the power of God at work in a … Continue reading

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Revival and Theology Part 2


In part one I looked at Apostolic Christianity as the grand example of a revival. I showed then the importance of theology for the early church. In this second part I want to demonstrate the continuing  relationship of theology and … Continue reading

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Word and Spirit Part 3


In part 2 I looked briefly at some of the factors affecting the relationship between Word and Spirit in relationship to the inspiration of Holy Scripture. During the debates of the 1970’s I noticed a tendency by some to turn … Continue reading

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The Holiness Revival in the Nineteenth Century


This paper was given at Nazarene Theological College(1996) as part of my Masters degree and led to the request by Dr McGonigle that I write my dissertation on this subject. I did this by looking at the Development of the … Continue reading

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Word and Spirit Part 2


In my last posting I began to consider some of the implications of the relationship between Word and Spirit, I want to continue with a few insights from the overlap between  the doctrine of the incarnation and that of the … Continue reading

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Word and Spirit Part 1


At the heart of a Trinitarian Theology of revelation is the belief that the Father has supremely revealed himself in Christ Jesus through the power of The Holy Spirit. This means that Holy Scripture is the infallible testimony inspired by … Continue reading

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Francis Schaeffer: A Personal Tribute


In this post I want to talk about how Francis Schaeffer impacted my own life, anyone who has heard me preach will know that Schaeffer is the most influential person in my life. so this is my story. I became … Continue reading

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Reformational Christianity.


Reformational Christianity is also known as Neo-Calvinism, probably because this whole movement exists within the Calvinistic movement. The roots of Reformational Christianity are to be found in the rediscovery by Abraham Kuyper and his colleagues of the greater vision that … Continue reading

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