Jollyblogger Has Cancer, Please Pray

UPDATE December 24, 2008Yesterday David learned that his cancer has spread to his liver and lungs. He has surgery scheduled for today and chemotherapy starting thereafter. Not an easy Christmas for the Waynes, but I was able to speak to him on the phone yesterday and he sounded in good heart. He said that since his announcement, he had been consciously aware of the prayers of bloggers upholding him.---------I know I had planned to not write anything further on my blog this Christmas season. But … [Read more...]

Augustine Was Not A Cessationist

Lex Loizides tells us more in a post whose title provocatively states: "From cessationism to joy — how a healing increased Augustine’s understanding of God’s grace."Now somebody somewhere is possibly going to try to explain to me how healing doesn't have to be a gift of the Holy Spirit, and that not all cessationists deny the possibility of God healing today. It's just possible that I might understand that distinction this time round, but I must confess, I struggled to grasp it last time. Does … [Read more...]

Historical Evidence That The Gifts Didn't Cease When The Apostles Died

This astonishing description by Iraneus of normal church life in the early centuries was cited on Lex Loizides' blog.‘So it is that in His name those who truly are His disciples, having received grace from Him, put it to effectual use for the benefit of their fellow-men, in proportion to the gift each one has received from Him.Some drive out demons really and truly, so that often those cleansed from evil spirits believe and become members of the church; some have foreknowledge of the future, v … [Read more...]

Lex Loizides Reviews a "Faith" Book on Facebook!

Lex is a good friend of mine and is well-known in Newfrontiers circles as a biblically sound and enthusiastic evangelist who has recently started posting very helpful notes on Facebook. I have his permission to reproduce the following Review of Positioning Yourself to Receive Healing by Doug Jones in its entirety here.If you like it, then feel free to deluge him with Facebook messages telling him how much you want to read a blog by him since, for me, this is really a blog post, not merely a … [Read more...]

TOAM08 VIDEO INTERVIEW – John KpiKpi, Part 5

This is the final session of my interview with John KpiKpi. In it we discuss a recent healing in which he was involved, and which may have been a raising from the dead. You can downloadthe audio of the entire interview or watch part 5 of the video series below. Previous segments of this interview can be found at the following pages:John KpiKpi, Leader of Newfrontiers, West Africa John KpiKpi, Part 2, Multiculturalism John KpiKpi, Part 3, Multiculturalism Continued John KpiKpi, Part 4, … [Read more...]

TOAM08 – Terry Virgo on Philip (Acts 8)

This is the final set of notes I will post. But come back over the next week or two for a series of video interviews, and over this weekend for some notes from other talks Driscoll will be giving around London. As mp3s are posted, we will also be adding download links to the individual summary pages, but you can also check online or subscribe to the podcast.The final main session of the Brighton Leaders' Conference was taken by Terry Virgo. More posts from this conference can be found on my … [Read more...]

Remarkable Healing Seen by a Friend of Mine

John Kpikpi is a friend of mine. I know and trust him. I also know and trust Terry who reported the following remarkable text message on his blog. A truly remarkable event.On Thursday night (29th May 2008) I was watching the Florida outpouring of God TV. It went on till our time 12.30 a.m. Towards the end there were testimonies of the 15th person raised from the dead – one of which was reported by cell phone from Kenya!I was about to go to bed when a lady in our church phoned to say that her h … [Read more...]

AUDIO – Terry Speaks About Todd Bentley and the Lakeland, Florida 'Revival'

UPDATE - Todd Bentley has now stepped down from ministry after separating from his wife.Regular readers of my blog will know that I published some posts last week on the events in Lakeland, Florida. Terry Virgo has now made available online a talk on the subject that he gave on the events at the recent Newfrontiers Prayer and Fasting leaders meeting. You can download it or listen to it here. … [Read more...]

Jesse Phillips Gives His Final Conclusions on the Lakeland, Florida 'Revival Meetings' with Todd Bentley

UPDATE - Todd Bentley has now stepped down from ministry after separating from his wife.Over the last few days we have been reflecting on events in Florida. This will be the final post. To read the complete series, please visit the following posts:Todd Bentley and the Lakeland, Florida ‘Revival Meetings’Worship at the Lakeland, Florida ‘Revival Meetings’What is Happening in Lakeland, Florida, by Jesse PhillipsTerry Virgo Continues His Reflections on the Lakeland, Florida ‘Revival Meetings’Jesse … [Read more...]

More Reflections From Jesse Phillips on the Lakeland 'Revival Meetings'

Having shared my own thoughts, along with Jesse's view of the worship, and some other events of the evening, as well as his subsequent reflections, we resume Jesse's report today, beginning with more of his reflections on the meeting he attended. “Fourth, there was not an emphasis on preaching from a doctrinal standpoint; rather, there seemed to be a great emphasis on faith, wholeness, healing, and inner light. Again, many things were said that are true. But I think what was missing was that the … [Read more...]


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