Lord Dartmouth (1): Introduction

History is a fascinating subject to study. Far from being dull and boringĀ (as is the common complaint of school children subject to memorizing piles of dates), it is a treasure trove of seeing God's wonderful providences in preserving His church. I've been recently reminded of the importance of history lately in my seminary studies in... Continue Reading →

Thomas Chalmers and His Parish System

With the rise of industrialization (and the subsequent urbanization) of society in the British Isles in the 19th Century, the Christian church was faced with a new set of challenges. Suddenly there was a huge growth in disease, alcoholism, crime, and poverty in large industrial cities such as Glasgow and Edinburgh.[1] Welfare systems had to... Continue Reading →

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