This particular study was first prepared as a sermon to be preached from the pulpit of BBC on Sunday evening, 31 January 2011. That particular Sunday in 2011 was Sanctity of Life Sunday in South Africa, and this study was prepared with that particular theme
This week I read an online newspaper article that was discussing the ongoing war in Afghanistan. It was arguing for a tougher military strategy especially in the light of the Afghan’s government-endorsed and even enforced persecution of Christian believers in that radically Muslim land. The
The reformation of the Church is one of my great passions, and there are several areas in which I believe reformation to be absolutely essential. It is, for instance, necessary that the Church of today reform in her understanding of the doctrine of salvation (soteriology).
“Christians believe,” wrote John Stott, “that true worship is the highest and noblest activity of which man, by the grace of God, is capable.” This is the kind of life to which believers are called. And yet we often fall short of this privilege. Another