If you are looking for help with understanding the Bible and what some may view as contradictions in the script, a new book by Phil Layton has just been published. It comes well recommended by the world leader of The Salvation Army, General André Cox who has written a forward, as well as Major Amy Reardon, who is a member of the International Doctrine Council.
Tony Cauchi, Revival Librarian, wrote that he had made a discovery that “fasting has been the bread and butter of normal church life for 2000 years!” www.revival-library.org/leadership I believe that we do need to rediscover this important piece of information to release Holy Spirit power into our prayers for revival, help and break through.
I have been asked to give a brief outline of my new book, The Eternal Generation of the Son: Maintaining Trinitarian Orthodoxy (InterVarsity). Some conservative evangelicals wish to remove ‘eternally begotten of the Father,’ from the Nicene Creed in the clause beginning, ‘We believe in Jesus Christ, the only Son of God,’ because they tell us these words have no biblical warrant, or they are of no great importance.
There is a modern fallacy that women in leadership is a new concept in the last few hundred years, an accommodation to secular feminism. However, women were very active in ministry in the early church, before the church started to institutionalise. If the church has accommodated to any culture’s views on gender roles, it was actually to the Greco-Roman assumptions about appropriate gender roles.