Monthly Archives: June 2011

John Newton, “A Prayer for Humility”

My Father, and my God, Look upon Thy helpless child! Thou hast laid aside Thy rod, Thou in Christ art reconcil’d. Hear me then, my Father, hear, Good, and gracious, as Thou art, Fill me with a holy fear, Give … Continue reading

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Humility in Hymn-Singing

Ian Murray on the hymns of John Newton (1725-1807): “A consideration of this penitential note in Newton’s hymnody must lead one to reflect on what is too commonly absent from numbers of the songs substituted for hymns in worship today. … Continue reading

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A model statement of ministry methodology

You would profit from taking the time to read the thoughtfully presented philosophy of worship and ministry set forth by New Covenant Baptist Church in Johannesburg, South Africa.

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