Faith in Action

Samuel Marsden

What you need to start a new colony… Sydney: Plans for the first fleet London: John Newton and the Eclectic Society Sydney: The heavy demands of a chaplain.. – Uphold morality – Be a ‘proper churchman’ – Preach the gospel. London: Marsden prepares Sydney: Marsden and the mission to Australasia. Lessons from the chaplains: – Desire for gospel growth – Generosity –…

CS Lewis

His early life His life goal it is the experience of an unsatisfied desire which is itself more desirable than any other satisfaction. once you have tasted it you would never exchange it for all the pleasures of this world. His conversion process the Trinity term of 1929 I gave in and admitted that God was God. probably as once of the…

William Tyndale

1) The Church and England in the early 16th century 2) Tyndale’s life and vision 3) The work of translating scripture 4) Tyndale’s legacy: What it means to access scripture – God’s voice is for all to hear – Who do we listen to? – Scripture is for all of life – We’re called to submit to a higher authority

Hudson Taylor

A closer relationship with God As for other matters, brothers and sisters, we instructed you how to live in order to please God, as in fact you are living. Now we ask you and urge you in the Lord Jesus to do this more and more. 1 Thessalonians 4:1 I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you with…

John Newton

Background Born on July 24th 1725 Mum died when 6 years old. 11 years old – went to sea I am persuaded he loved me, but he seemed not willing that I should know it. I was with him in a state of fear and bondage. His sternness . . . broke and overawed my spirit. 18 years old – naval service…

Luther

Who has shaped your life as a Christian? Martin Luther July 1505 “Help me St Anne; I will become a monk”. … a misguided and sinful act. Firstly, wrong way to bring security to your eternity, Secondly, he had disobeyed his Father in doing so. … but the comfort never came. … captivated by the holiness and majesty of the living God…