Replenishing Their Light (Philippians 2:25)

There is one week in the annual life of our church in which, for all intents and purposes, the real Brackenhurst Baptist Church stands up. The week of which I am speaking is the week of our annual World Outreach Celebration. This year, the event Read More …

Revering God’s Light (Philippians 2:1-30)

The city of Philippi was home to a wonderful local church. Certainly, it was one of Paul’s favourite churches. The birth of the church forms an interesting story in the book of Acts. You read about the birth of this church in Acts 16, where Read More …

Revealing God’s Light (Genesis 1:1-5)

Several years ago, my father-in-law, who for 35 years pastored the First Baptist Church of Milford in Ohio, visited South Africa. One afternoon, as we stood in the kitchen looking out on my backyard, where my daughter, Jessica, was playing, my father-in-law said, “You know, Read More …

Relishing God’s Light (2 Corinthians 4:1-18)

The apostle Paul was doubtless the greatest missionary who ever lived. The book of Acts records three extensive missionary journeys by the apostle. He “fully preached the gospel of Christ” all the way “from Jerusalem and round about to Illyricum [present-day Albania]” (Romans 15:19). And Read More …