John Wesley, the Continuationist?

John Wesley, the Continuationist?  During the month of August 1739 in Bristol England, John Wesley had three separate interviews with Bishop Joseph Butler. Butler a towering intellect and presiding bishop. Wesley an upstart preacher of a burgeoning movement. The first...

Soften Your Heart to use your Head

Soften Your Heart to use your Head A minister, about to write an article criticizing a fellow minister for his lack of orthodoxy, wrote to John Newton of his intention. Newton replied in a letter that has now become famous, called Letter 19 – on controversy. The...

Not as Different as You Think

Not as Different as You Think I recently over-heard a coffee house patron calm that ancient people could not practice ‘abortion’ like we do today. Ancient people did not even understand the female biology. Likely this ignorance was a case of chronological snobbery....