Tag Archives: Jonah

Understanding Christian Suffering – the 4 Js

For many people the existence of suffering rules out the existence of the God of the bible. If God is good and all powerful then he would stop all the suffering and, therefore, as suffeirng exists, the God of the … Continue reading

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Tim Keller on Jonah and mission in the postmodern world

I’m preaching the book of Jonah after Christmas to set us up for mission to West Bromwich.  God said to Jonah, the reluctant missionary, “should I not have concern for the great city of Nineveh, in which there are more … Continue reading

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West Bromwich: lessons from Jonah on mission

This is a transcript of a 10 minute talk I gave on Monday 9th May at a West Bromwich churches prayer meeting, UNITE. How many of us know the stories of Gladys Aylward or Jackie Pullinger? Both women really wanted … Continue reading

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Hugh Balfour on inner city ministry

Thanks to Hugh Balfour for his honest, helpful and encouraging view of ministry in the inner city which arrived from Reform this week. Here he states the factors which militated against him getting out of Christ Church, Peckham when he … Continue reading

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