1517 The Nail (& paper) that changed the world

October 3, 2017

1517 – The nail (and paper) that changed the world Elloit Ku  Few significant events in history can be nailed down to a specific place and point in time like Martin Luther’s posting of the Ninety-Five Theses: Disputation on the Power and Efficacy of Indulgences. Although popular visual Read More...

God’s Goose

August 11, 2015

John Huss is one of the great figures of Christian history. -Campbell Markham- The German city of Constance (Konstanz) is one of the most beautiful in Europe. It overlooks the blue-green lake of the same name, and through it flows the mighty Rhine. It was there, 600 years ago on July 6, 1415, Read More...

Charismatic Chrysostom

June 10, 2015

To the great preacher, an authentic life was what shaped the words -Peter Moore- Fourth century preacher John Chrysostom was one of the greatest orators in Christian history. “Goldenmouth”, as the name translates into English, preached in Antioch as a priest and assistant bishop and Read More...

Making History

May 29, 2015

The Bible’s honesty makes it a model. -Noel Weeks- One of the interesting things about the Old Testament way of writing history is the putting of two different versions of the same history side by side. Compare Genesis 1:1-2:3 and 2:4-10; Genesis 6:13-22 and 7:1-8; Judges 1:1-16 Read More...

Bound but Unchained

May 28, 2015

Don’t confuse biblical slavery with the American Version -Peter Barnes- It is not uncommon to say that the Bible is a vicious book because God ordains slavery in the Old Testament, and the slavery of the American South, at least until the tragic Civil War of 1861-1865, showed how Read More...

A refreshing history

April 3, 2015

Australia has enjoyed many revivals, which should still be our prayer. Robert Evans Keen Evangelical Christians in the early 19th century resembled Evangelicals today in most ways, but there were two very notable differences. The first was that the 19th century Evangelicals had a vision of Read More...