Review: Ideas that Changed the World

It can’t have failed to get your notice that this year we celebrate the 500th anniversary of what is widely considered to be the beginning of the Reformation (with every respect to Wyclif, Hus, Zwingli etc.); the nailing of Luther’s 95 Theses to the door of the church at Wittenburg. The question for many churches […]

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The Fall of Singapore and the Reach of the Gospel

Today marks the 70th anniversary of the Fall of Singapore [wiki]. I've been fascinated with this pivotal moment of WW2 history since getting to know my now-wife who is from that fantastic island-state. Here's some facts for you: There is no doubt that the Japanese were brutal occupiers. My wife has relatives who can still not […]

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Church Times 100 Years Ago - How Things Change

In what must have seemed a moment of deep irony for whoever had to edit it, the Church Times “100 Years Ago” column this week is a real cracker! HAVING done our best to bury that version of the English Bible known, for some occult reason, as the “Authorized”, we are now in­vited to whiten […]

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