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Archive for January 2008

the ministry of moneychanging and merchandising

The Temple moneychangers and merchandisers, more than anyone else on record, angered our humble Saviour. They and everyone else, no doubt, saw their “ministry” as a very useful one. Jews from all over the world visited the Temple and inevitably… Continue Reading →

William Wilberforce and “the ministry”

He was in his twenties when converted to Christianity and felt led to enter “the ministry.” John Newton, his song-writing friend, forbad such a course and encourgaged him to remain in politics where he eventually had huge influence with regards… Continue Reading →

Taking back the streets of Philly

Ordinary caring people and older ones (elders) doing what is usually done by professionals. Hmmm… Do you see any parallels with church life? Are you a volunteer or do you expect professionals to take care of everything? Looks as if… Continue Reading →

Any Christian dynasty builders among us?

A home church generally emerges from a Christian home. True, there are frequent exceptions. Consider, now, the historical footprint of one Jonathan Edwards: Edwards, one of the greatest Preachers of all time, was married in 1727. He and his wife… Continue Reading →