Tag Archives: Reformed Soteriology

Reformed and Evangelistic

Responding to criticism of his methodology, the evangelist conducting a soul-winning seminar at my home church retorted, “Well, I like the way I win souls better than the way you don’t.” The questioner fell silent, and I – an impressionable … Continue reading

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Becoming Reformed: Breaking with the past

Because of its requirement that members annually sign the doctrinal statement “without reservation”, my growing unease with a confident pretribulationalism inevitably led to resigning from WEF Ministries. It was a decision reached with great reluctance. I loved the mission and … Continue reading

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Becoming Reformed: A Crisis of Conscience

Following nearly two years (1975-76) of ministry in Peterborough, England, my wife and I (along with our son, Scott, who had been born in Peterborough) packed our belongings and returned to the U.S. We immediately began paperwork to enter Canada. … Continue reading

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Becoming Reformed: The Banner of Truth Connection

It was sometime in the late months of 1973 while I was seeking prayer and financial support for the church planting ministry I anticipated with Worldwide European Fellowship (now Biblical Ministries Worldwide) in England and eventually Nova Scotia, Canada, that … Continue reading

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Becoming Reformed: David Bugden & the Westminster Fellowship

I can still see the council representing 13 churches who had gathered for my ordination council on Saturday afternoon April 7, 1973. The prevailing theology of the council was pre-tribulational, dispensationalist, and I was in my element. As the questioning … Continue reading

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