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Churches and Truth

By Kerry Skinner / August 12, 2019 /

What to Expect? Churches and truth should be what we expect! Yet, when churches present the truth they tend to be criticized because their ministers upset people when they preach about the sinfulness of man and the inflexible standards of the Bible. Once I had a long conversation with a fellow counselor about the value…

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Solid Foundations for Difficult Times

By Kerry Skinner / June 24, 2019 /

A Standard for Life We need solid foundations if we are to survive difficult times. If you are to construct a safe building, you must make sure you have the right materials and the right tools to have a solid foundation. There has never been a time in life in which the people of God needed…

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Significance for Christ

By Kerry Skinner / February 25, 2019 /

Significance for Christ is what believers live for. But what difference can your life really make? Does your life really count? It certainly does! God never wastes anything! God created you for His purposes and your life really can and does make a difference. Many however, do not seem to have an accurate view of whom God…

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Victory!

By Kerry Skinner / July 17, 2017 /

Victory comes in many forms. Some people simple want to win a battle so they can be known as the victor. Others want victory that relieves the tensions of life. But, the real key to victory is for God to be known to others through what He does in your life. Are you slow to…

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God’s Amazing Work!

By Kerry Skinner / July 10, 2017 /

God’s amazing work happens in many unnoticed ways–at least unnoticed in the beginning of a story. An amazing testimony is found in a book titled, Measure Your Life by Wesley Duewel. Duewel tells the story of a man named Stephen Grellat who walked very closely with God and obeyed the Lord even when he did…

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Revival! A People Saturated with God

By Kerry Skinner / September 26, 2012 /

Edwin Orr, one of our greatest authorities on the subject of revival, reported having seen two churches in a town in America both advertising revival meetings. One displayed a board saying, “Revival here every Monday night,” while the other promised: “Revival here every night except Monday!” If nothing else, that reminds us how loosely the…

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A Decade of Revival—1900-1910

By Kerry Skinner / December 21, 2010 /

Author: J. Edwin Orr Summary: Kerry L. Skinner The Timing of the Movement Why did it occur when it occured? Within ten years, the awful slaughter of World War I had started, and a gentler way of life passed into the twilight of history. Arnold Toynbee, reminiscing, recalled the trauma of the time, when half…

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J. Edwin Orr, Notes on the Beginnings of the Mid-Twentieth Century Awakening

By Kerry Skinner / December 21, 2010 /

(London: Marshall, Morgan & Scott, 1952), pp. 160-211 Reviewed by: Kerry L. Skinner The Movement Among Ministers Two hundred years ago, the labors of the Irish evangelists William and Gilbert Tennent gave rise to a great revival in American Presbyterianism, out of which issued Princeton. Gesswein brought in Dr. J. Edwin Orr as the principal…

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Campus Aflame: A History of Evangelical Awakenings in Collegiate Communities

By Kerry Skinner / December 21, 2010 /

Author: J. Edwin Orr Reviewed by: Kerry L. Skinner The Evangelical Heritage This book deals with evangelical Christianity, not Roman Catholic or others such groups. Some today consider the Christian college, with students numbered in the thousands, an unwelcome remnant of the past. It is wise to recall that in the United States, as in…

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Eight Keys to Biblical Revival

By Kerry Skinner / December 21, 2010 /

Author: Lewis Drummond Reviewed by: Kerry L. Skinner Introduction and Prologue: As 1860 was ushered in, the Fortune, Garrick, and Sadler Wells theaters of London opened their door for Sunday evangelistic services. During the revival one million new members entered the ranks of the British churches. But the question still surfaces: What actually takes place,…

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