One of my joys of perusing the used book stores is finding good biographies on great men of God. It is hard to go wrong reading about the life of William Carey! Carey called himself a “Dissenter” and not a “Churchman.” He was not an Arminian Baptist but neither was he a hyper-Calvinist as his friend John Rylands who told Carey that God if God wanted, He would save the heathen without their help. Rather, Carey believed, “If it be the duty of all men, where the Gospel comes, to believe unto salvation, then it is the duty of those who are entrusted with the Gospel to endeavour to make it known among all nations for the obedience of faith.” As “The Father of Modern Missions,” Carey is still causing churches around the world to “hold the ropes” while missionaries “mine for souls” in foreign fields.
Who Needs The Local Church?July 2, 2017
This is a day of convenience, quick on-line shopping, and instant everything. It is almost possible for a person to live one’s whole life without leaving the house. If someone can arrange to work from home, the rest is easy. You can do all of your banking online, shop for almost anything and have it […]
When God Closes the DoorFebruary 1, 2017
The foremost belief of a sinner who refuses God’s grace is that the consequences of that refusal will never come. Surely anyone who truly understood and believed in what the Bible teaches about heaven and hell would not take such a chance as this. But, of course, the fact is that such a person does […]
Local Churches and Their PastorsOctober 29, 2016
The month of October afforded me a number of opportunities to fellowship with local church pastors from various states and even countries. Though I have written on the local church a lot this year, I want to relate the blessing that I received from my fellowship with these men and also to enhance our appreciation […]