Tuesday, November 24, 2020
Writings

Below are all of the writings by Dr Barry Chant, you can browse through the list or jump directly to a section below:

Books (20)
Free Articles (16)
Free Bible studies (9)
Free eBooks (5)
Free Poems (16)
…Remembers – Poem Series (5)
Christmas Poems (1)
Free Short stories (30)
Free Video / DVD (2)
Other (6)
Scripts and Skits (10)
Tales For Kids (3)
Hot Cross Buns (Poem)

When summer’s heat still burns the sky, 
the Hot Cross buns appear
so merchants can condition us
that Easter time is near.

Easter is the oldest
Christian festival of all,
its origins go almost back
to Peter, Luke and Paul….

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I Am a Lucky Girl

Vanessa and I were walking through the Scott Market in Yangon on a hot summer morning, where the temperature was climbing to an estimated 40o Celsius. It had taken us a while to get there. For several days we had promised ourselves a visit to the renowned shopping haven, but had usually opted for the…

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In Spirit And Truth

This brief skit can be used to introduce or illustrate a message on the nature of worshipping God. It is appropriate for adults or young people. The players need to be lively, expressive and agile (Aquila falls to the floor at one point). Genders and names can be changed if necessary. You can download and…

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Jonathan Edwards and Revival Phenomena

Over the last few years, thousands of people who had never heard of Jonathan Edwards have become familiar with his name.

This is partly due to writers like Guy Chevreau whose book Catch the Fire for the validity of what came to be known in the 1990s as the `Toronto blessing’ by claiming…

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Learning a Lesson from Lenses

It was February 2008 and time for me to give the annual Vision Sunday message at our church. My job was to inspire the congregation to join in faith for a great year with greater growth, flourishing finance, expanding evangelism, deepening discipleship and more missionaries. I would remind them of our Mission Statement and our…

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Dr Barry Chant encapsulates the heart of what it means to be a new creation in Christ. As he points out, faith is not just a theory.

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Manny And Dusky’s Impossible Dream

A story by Barry Chant Manny was handsome, debonair, muscular and lithe. His golden hair shone in the sunlight and his eyes were like blue lakes in fields of russet marble. Dusky was attractive, companionable, shapely and bright. Her smile could shatter the most solemn frown and her voice ebbed and flowed like a melody….

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Marching to Zion

I still remember the first time I saw ‘Pop’ Justice. I was the new pastor at a small church which had been established about five years earlier. We used to meet in a hired hall on a busy road, where the noise of passing traffic was a constant growl in the background and the bare,…

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Marooned

These two skits designed to demonstrate how gifts of the Holy Spirit are not necessarily permanent but bestowed on us according to need. Feel free to give the characters names to suit your local context. Use real names if you like. (In fact, the use of real names will add to the humour if the…

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Minor Prophets - Major Message

HOSEA took a faithless wife And spoke of judgement, love and life. Hosea(.pdf) JOEL told of locust plagues The Spirit and the end of the age. Joel(.pdf) AMOS left his flocks and trees To call the nation to its knees. Amos(.pdf) OBADIAH prophesied of Edom and its foolish pride. Obadiah(.pdf) JONAH tried to run away,…

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