Author Archives: Rod Culbertson

Highlights from: Stephen Neill: A History of Christian Missions (Part II)

Part II Chapter 8: Introduction “The Protestant Churches owe an immeasurable debt to the Evangelical Revival in the broad sense of that term.  Many forces – high Anglican piety, the mystical tradition, the pietism both of Halle and of Herrnhut … Continue reading

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Highlights from: Stephen Neill: A History of Christian Missions (Part I)

Neill, Stephen. A History of Christian Missions. 2nd Edition. Edited by Owen Chadwick. London: Penguin Books, 1986.  Chapter 2: The Conquest of the Roman World, A.D. 100-500 “in A.D. 529…Christianity was fashionable…” (41) “Faith became superficial, and was identified with … Continue reading

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What is a Christian?

There are many definitions of the word “Christian.” Most of us have seen or known people who say that they are Christians but their behavior is not consistent with their profession of faith. Usually, those people are termed “hypocrites.” No … Continue reading

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God Working Before My Eyes

As Jay approached the question, “Would you like to invite Christ into your life right now?” I prayed in my heart to the Lord for Mack. Surely Mack wouldn’t agree to this. He had never responded to any of my gospel oriented conversations (later, he told me that he didn’t even remember any of those conversations). But, amazingly, when Jay asked this question, Mack said “Yes.” Continue reading

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“Only One Life,” by C.T. Studd

“Only one life,’ twill soon be past, Only what’s done for Christ will last.” Continue reading

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