I have owned the sixth edition of this handbook for a long time so I was interested when I saw this new one. This was published in 1995 and revised by Samuel Hill. It has expanded the table of contents some, especially to cover the number of “evangelical” groups since the 1975 sixth edition. Appendix A lists fourteen kinds including Charismatic, Black, Progressive, Radical, Conservative and Mainline (Methodist, Lutheran, etc). It has added a few (not many) new entries such as the Branch Davidians, Reformed Baptists and the Berean Fundamental Church.
It’s Time To Start AgainJanuary 2, 2017
Well, it’s time to start again. On January 1st no one writing columns really knows how to say anything new. As a pastor who must preach a fresh sermon every Christmas and Easter and all the other holidays, and has been doing it for most of my life, I can tell you I repeat myself […]
Morning Noon and Night Bible ReadingDecember 19, 2016
Here is my daily Bible Reading schedule in two formats. I hope this is a help to you to this year as you begin your Bible reading. These schedules will take you through the Old Testament once, the Gospels 3 times each, and the rest of the New Testament 12 times. Accept the challenge to […]
Questions of the Modern MindMarch 5, 2014
It has been a long while since young-earth creationists have made such an international appearance. On February 4, 2014 Ken Ham of Answers in Genesis debated with Bill Nye from Bill Nye the Science Guy. Many in the scientific community tuned in to see how the debate would go. Countless churches and schools organized viewings […]