Tuesday, November 24, 2020
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Tell Me an Old, Old Story

In our quest for academic excellence, it is easy for Christian scholars to forget that much of our best theology was first presented through stories. The teaching of Jesus is the finest example of all. Stories are too often a neglected form of communication. But they have unique qualities. Barry Chant discusses the great potential…

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That Wigglesworth Prophecy

You have been chosen by God for a great move of the Holy Spirit…this move of God will be the greatest move of God ever known in mankind’s history and will start towards the end of the 20th century and move into the 21st century. This move of God will start a great revival in Australia and spread throughout the world…’

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The Australian Career Of John Alexander Dowie

John Alexander Dowie spent only eight and half years of his astonishing ministry in Australia. Yet they were in some ways the most significant of his career. It was during this time, that he developed a philosophy of ministry and leadership that would catapult him into international fame as a religious leader. John Dowie was an enigma, a figure of great contrasts.

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The Meaning of en pneumati in 1 Corinthians 12:13

In recent years, 1 Corinthians 12:13 has become a focus for evangelical-Pentecostal debate. What does it mean? How should it be understood? Is it a statement about to baptism? Conversion? Empowerment? Church membership? Christian unity?

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The Nature Of Ministry: Priestly Or Prophetic?

In his penetrating volume The Genius of Puritanism, Peter Lewis draws a fascinating distinction between the priestly model and the prophetic model of public worship.
This distinction seems to me to be pertinent to the current debate over the nature of ministry.

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Waters To Swim In

In many ways, the history of the early Pentecostal work in Adelaide, South Australia, offers a microcosm of the early movement across the country. In this article Barry Chant offers some insights into the nature and development of that work.

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