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The Teenage Years of Jesus

A group of American young people on a missions trip to Africa The teenage years are referred to as the “formative years”—the development and maturing of adolescence (Latin:adolescere meaning "to grow up"). The teenage years are years of adventure, exploration, and learning. But they are also years of struggle, often torturous and painful, [...]

The Teenage Years of Jesus2021-04-30T01:22:14+03:00

Dr. John Crawford: Pioneer of Theological Education in Western Canada

Dr. John Crawford "No one made a greater sacrifice for Baptist education [in Western Canada] than Rev. John Crawford, D.D. His name is loved and honored by many, despite his apparent failure." —C.C. McLaurin[1] John Crawford was born around the year 1819 in Castledawson, Northern Ireland, about thirty-five miles east of Omagh, where [...]

Dr. John Crawford: Pioneer of Theological Education in Western Canada2021-04-28T00:30:16+03:00

The Rise of Modernism & Early Baptist Resistance in Western Canada

This decade marks the one-hundredth anniversary of the rise of militant Fundamentalism and the beginning of the “battle royal for the fundamentals.”[1] Although the struggle continued for a number of decades, these years (particularly between 1920 and 1927) were marked with denominational struggle and eventual splits, an explosion in fundamentalist publications, and the establishment of [...]

The Rise of Modernism & Early Baptist Resistance in Western Canada2021-04-27T10:14:51+03:00

Genesis Three (Pt.8): The Pepper Spray of Hell

In a previous study on Genesis 3—which was quite a while ago—we saw how Satan locked the woman into a conversation and then delivered a series of false promises. Her conscience will later waken up to the deceit of sin, like many who find themselves tangled in a web of consequences. During the sinful spree or [...]

Genesis Three (Pt.8): The Pepper Spray of Hell2021-04-11T19:55:16+03:00

The Regular Baptists of BC and the Struggle for a Trans-Canada Fellowship

Introduction On October 21, 2023, the Fellowship of Evangelical Baptist Churches in Canada (hence Fellowship or FEB) will celebrate seventy years of united gospel witness. The formation of the Fellowship in 1953, had a unique Ontario context in the merger between the Fellowship of Independent Baptist Churches of Canada and the Union of Regular Baptist [...]

The Regular Baptists of BC and the Struggle for a Trans-Canada Fellowship2021-02-01T00:11:42+03:00

Ludwig Krapf and His Impact on the Swahili Language in East Africa

The Swahili Coast, Watamu, (2018) The Roman Catholic Church arrived on the East Coast of Africa in 1498 in the form of the Portuguese explorer, Vasco da Gama. Between 1593 and 1596 the Portuguese built Fort Jesus on Mombasa Island, but they did not go beyond the coast and left in 1698 when Fort Jesus [...]

Ludwig Krapf and His Impact on the Swahili Language in East Africa2021-01-01T19:30:46+03:00

Was Ludwig Krapf as Monumental as the Monuments Suggest?

The First Protestant Church in East Africa at Rabai, Kenya. Today this building houses the Krapf Museum. In 2006 Jochen Eber published a biography of Ludwig Krapf in German. He has no plans for an English edition. In the introduction to that work, Eber points out, that there has been a renewed interest in the [...]

Was Ludwig Krapf as Monumental as the Monuments Suggest?2020-11-23T02:45:44+03:00

Falwell, Trump and the Church in a Post-Christian Culture

In the late 1970s, Jerry Falwell Sr. mobilized the Christian right of American with the founding of the Moral Majority. His slogan at the rallies was “I love America,” and the goal was to provide a vehicle to address cultural and moral issues and combat legislation that would take America away from its Judeo-Christian ethic.  [...]

Falwell, Trump and the Church in a Post-Christian Culture2020-11-16T03:29:09+03:00

A Friend Who Sticks Closer than a Brother (S of S 1:2-7)

No other book in the Bible presents the passionate and pursuing love of Christ, as the Song of Solomon. On the other hand, no other book in the Bible presents the Christian’s love so fragile and insecure as this book. The opening scene of the Song of Solomon sets the stage for the entire book; [...]

A Friend Who Sticks Closer than a Brother (S of S 1:2-7)2020-11-08T00:49:28+03:00
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