Twelve Ordinary Men Book Review

When Jesus came into the world, He chose twelve men to be with Him, to learn from Him, and to carry out His mission in the world. We would presume that He would look for the best, the most educated, skilled, and courageous. But instead, He chose twelve ordinary men and empowered them to do the extraordinary. […]

What the Bible Teaches About God the Father

  God as revealed in the Bible is Triune – He is one God made up of three persons: Father, Son, and Spirit. This means that all three Persons make up the one God. So it is actually incorrect to say that only the Father is God to which then are added the Son and the Spirit […]

Mission Trip to Northern Ireland: 10-14 April 2017

  This Spring, Downham Baptist Church is taking a mission trip to the city of Derry/Londonderry, Northern Ireland. Derry is a city of over 100,000 people with few evangelical churches. It has a rich history yet one that has been impacted by division and trouble over the years. We are excited to share the gospel and […]

February 2017 Prayer Letter – Not a Christian Country!

“This is not a Christian country!” Those were the words an experienced English pastor told me last week while eating lunch with him and another church-planter. So many people have this idea of “the old country” filled with churches and preachers like Spurgeon and Wesley. Following the suffering of the second world war, many British […]

Go Ye Into All the World – Video by Oswald J Smith

Oswald J Smith was a Canadian pastor and evangelist who lived from 1889 until 1986. At an early age, he desired to be a missionary. However, he was turned down by mission agencies due to poor health, which plagued him his entire life. Undeterred by his inability to be a missionary, he did all he […]

Blessings & Highlight Video from 2016

This past Sunday evening, we had our annual Vision Night and AGM (Annual General Meeting – Business Meeting). We took some time to reflect on the blessings of last year and look forward to the new year. Some of the blessings of 2016 were: We made lots of improvements to our building including the walls, […]

What the Bible Teaches – About God

If someone said to you, “Describe life,” how would you describe it? It is hard to describe something to essential yet so intangible as “life.” Other things that may be equally hard to define are: eternity, the universe, light, love. Yet these vast concepts can all be defined with one word – God! He is life. He […]

What the Bible Teaches – About the Bible

The Bible. No book has been more hated or more loved. No book has caused more controversy or been credited with changing more lives. No book has been so profusely published yet so violently prohibited. And for the Christian, no book is more important than the Bible. Without the Bible, there would be so many […]

January 2017 Prayer Letter

December was a busy but fruitful month in the ministry here. We began with a combined youth event with two other local churches. We had several dozen young people, and we showed a special gospel film. Please continue to pray for the work among the young people. We gave out 2500 invitations to our Christmas […]