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...]

INTERVIEW – John Piper on Other Preachers and His Call to Ministry

Today I wrap up my interview with John Piper in this last segment. It is based on the video version of the interview, which can be viewed here. John talks about preachers he listens to and describes the circumtances which led him to the pastorate of Bethlehem Baptist Church. The three previous parts to the interview can be read at the following pages: John Piper on New Word AliveJohn Piper on Passionate PreachingJohn Piper on Prayer and Bible StudyAdrianWe have just been talking about studying … [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...]

INTERVIEW – Nathan Fellingham on New Word Alive and Being a Reformed Charismatic

In yesterday's segment Nathan and I discussed the importance of theology in worship songs. Today we move on to talk a little about the event we were both attending and his thoughts on being a reformed charismatic.AdrianWe’re here at this New Word Alive event, and obviously have heard all sorts of teaching from some of these big names like John Piper, Don Carson, and others. I don’t know how much of it you’ve been able to get into with everything else you’re doing. Have you been in many of the ses … [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...]

Jesse Phillips Reflects on the Lakeland, Florida 'Revival Meetings'

So far, I have shared my thoughts, and my friend, Jesse, has reported on the worship and other events of the evening he attended. Today he begins to reflect on his thoughts, looking back on that experience. “Those are the events that stand out in my mind as I look back over the evening. I was able to draw out my father-in-law a bit, who has been to Toronto and Kansas City during various times of outpouring, and develop some perspective about the Lakeland Revival. There were several things that s … [Read more...]

Terry Virgo Continues His Reflections on Todd Bentley and the Lakeland, Florida 'Revival'

UPDATE - Todd Bentley has now stepped down from ministry after separating from his wife.UPDATE - Terry Virgo has also made the audio of his short talk on Todd Bentley available.I wanted to continue to post some reflections on the events occurring in Florida. Terry Virgo has now posted the second part of his comments, so I thought I'd share all the links we have so far, and then end the post with some quotes from Terry's latest post. There are also several more posts from Jesse Phillips which … [Read more...]

What is Happening in Lakeland, Florida, by Jesse Phillips

On Sunday Jesse began by speaking about his experience of the worship in the Lakeland, Florida meetings, about which I have also shared my perspective. Today he continues his report of events on the evening he attended: “After worship, Stephen Strader, pastor of Ignited Church in Lakeland, whose father, Karl, had previously been the pastor of Carpenter’s Home Church, stood up and gave some testimonies, as well as some background on the revival for those of us attending for the first time. He exp … [Read more...]