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Ecclesiology

Authentic Christian faith: individual but not individualistic

The saddest words in the whole New Testament have to be John the Baptist’s plea from his prison cell to Jesus: “Are you the one who is to come, or are we to wait for another? (See Luke 7:19-23). Layton Friesen (“Could you lend me some faith?” The Messenger, Nov/13, p. 18) I resonate with […]

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Providence Spirituality

Practising Calvinism

I have been a Calvinist for almost 47 years now, and my reading of Scripture continues to confirm the correctness of that monergist framework. The God I have learned to love with all my heart, soul, mind, and strength is the one who chose me to be one of his adopted children, before he created […]