Category Archives: Fight the Good Fight

Honest as a Huguenot

Great news, well worth a read from BBC News Christian faith plus Chinese productivity where “…such a factory is not a one-off: it is part of a growing number of businesses run by Christian entrepreneurs in one of China’s key … Continue reading

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Breakfast with Wilhelm

I had the pleasure of breakfast with Wilhelm, he had been back for a while after his seven weeks of travels in Africa, but with been sick and busyness both sides our meeting was delayed. It had been hard time … Continue reading

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Receiving is giving

A living anecdote which came up incidently in a post-sermon discussion last week… Early this year I heard a sermon from Doug Wilson (which I can’t find at present) which mentioned that receiving is giving. One can receive a gift … Continue reading

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Wilhelm “vat weer die langpad”

Wilhelm Els leaves tomorrow for Lesotho then flies to Malawi and will be in Machinga on the 29th and 30th D.V. After that more travelling through Botswana and Zambia and then perhaps to Burundi. Many meetings, many old friends and … Continue reading

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God bless the Irish

Strange as it seems I got the Afrikaans resources for the Heidelberg Catechism and Apostles Creed from an Irish reformed church : Covenant Protestant Reformed Church in Ballymena, Northern Ireland. God bless them! Now Lennie (and any visiting Afrikaans folks) … Continue reading

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The jar is broken, but the treasure is safe

7 But we have this treasure in earthen vessels [jars of clay], that the excellence of the power may be of God and not of us. 8 We are hard-pressed on every side, yet not crushed; we are perplexed, but … Continue reading

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Poem: Who Am I? by Dietriech Bonhoeffer

Who am I? They often tell me I would step from my cell’s confinement calmly, cheerfully, firmly, Like a squire from his country-house. Who am I? They often tell me I would talk to my warders freely and friendly and … Continue reading

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Fear not…

“His [Jesus] awareness of human frailties expressed in our fears was manifested by His most common greeting to His friends: ‘Fear not.’” (R.C. Sproul, Table Talk, January 2010, p 6.). I haven’t verified this statement, but it did remind me … Continue reading

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Reepicheep on duty and loyalty

“If it please your Majesty, we mean shall not,” said Reepicheep with a very low bow. “You are the King of Narnia. You break faith with all your subjects, and especially with Trumpkin, if you do not return. You shall … Continue reading

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Themes from Deuteronomy by RC Sproul

I purchased this five part lecture by RC Sproul on Deuteronomy. It was amazing to hear of the contractual style of the ancient treaty covenants that Deuteronomy follows so closely. The nature of covenant renewal was made striking. The fact … Continue reading

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