A Tribute to Peter Sammons

A Tribute to Peter Sammons

South Africa’s loss is England’s gain. So we would all concur as we say goodbye to our brother and fellow pastor, Peter Sammons. Peter, having accepted the call to Artillery Street Evangelical Church in Colchester, England, leaves our land and does so bequeathing a...
Solus Christus: The Centrality of Christ Alone

Solus Christus: The Centrality of Christ Alone

Of the five solas, solus Christus may be most pivotal. Without the person and work of Jesus Christ, we have nothing to talk about. Jesus is the interpretative key of the Bible (sola Scriptura). Jesus is the only means by which one may receive God’s grace (sola...
Grace Alone

Grace Alone

Have you ever been given a gift you knew you could never repay? That sounds like a silly question. Why would you repay a gift? It’s a gift! But don’t we often feel obligated to “return the favour” when given something? Isn’t that what lies behind unwritten social...
Sola Scriptura

Sola Scriptura

What is sola Scriptura? What do the words sola Scriptura mean? Sola Scriptura was a response to the Roman Catholic Church’s teaching that Scripture and tradition were equally authoritative. The Reformers maintained that Scripture stood above tradition. All tradition...