Revival and Theology Part 1

Pneuma and Logos

We need to ask the question what is the connection between Revival and Theology?  When we talk about revival many people seem to think of revival being on a subjective level and that theology is only for those who are not open to a dynamic relationship with God. On the other hand,many theologians are suspicious of any revival movement because it does not fit it into their neat categories.
It would help if we define Revival, I believe revival is a return to Apostolic Christianity. If that is so then we need to look closely at the book of Acts and the Letters to see what happened. Pentecost is often seen as the example with its signs and wonders but very often the preaching at Pentecost is forgotten. When Peter stands up and preaches he does so to testify to the love and grace of God in Christ. He witnesses…

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About pneumaandlogos

David Rollings was born in Luton in1949 and raised by my Christian parents in the Gospel Standard Strict Baptist denomination( Hyper-Calvinistic} in the sixties I rebelled against this background and got involved in left-wing politics. I became a Christian in 1969 and soon started reading Francis Schaeffer's books and came to embrace a Christian Worldview. I had the privilege of being on the staff of L'Abti Fellowship from1975 - 1979. After L'abri I studied at London School of Theology where I gained my BA.(1983) A few years later I studied for my MA by distance learning with The Nazarene Theological College Manchester (1999) For the last 25 years, I have been an elder of Shoreham-by-Sea Baptist Church. I also regularly attend the Christian Doctrine Study Group of the Tyndale Fellowship.
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