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Truth and Encouragement In Song

Jan 12, 2015

As many of you might know, I am no great fan of contemporary Christian music: far too much silly repetition, vacuous choruses, and theological anaemia for me. Give me the great old hymns of yesteryear which were so very rich

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Hymns, Theology and Spirituality

Feb 15, 2012

One of the greatest sources of Christian theology and spirituality is the old hymns. In marked contrast to most of the worship choruses found in today’s church services, the old hymns were rich depositories of biblical spirituality, theological truth, and

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The Madness of Majoring in Minors

Sep 21, 2014

It is a perennial temptation of Christians to get their eye off the ball, forget what real biblical priorities are, and go off half-cocked on some hobby horse which is not really important at all. They will take up a

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It’s a Great Time to Be Alive

Aug 9, 2011

The headlines are looking bleak: another global economic crash seems to be inevitable; cities in Britain are burning; America has for the first time in its history been given a downgraded credit rating; European nations are going bankrupt, and rioting

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