Blog Posts by Paul Levy

Brownlow North (3)

Article by   September 2013
You might be forgiven for thinking this prose reads like Jeremy Walker's and is of Walker-esque length but infact it dates from 1862 and is one of Brownlow North's prayers. ''His opening prayer always had a solemnizing effect on the... continue

Brownlow North (2)

Article by   September 2013
At the Free Church General Assembly of 1859 the Moderator, Principal, William Cunningham, addressed Brownlow North on behalf of the Assembly saying, 'Mr North, I have great pleasure and heartfelt satisfaction in announcing to you that I have been called,... continue

Brownlow North (1)

Article by   September 2013
Brownlow North - His life and Work' by K Moody-Stuart was first published in 1876 and is one of those books that has got slightly lost over time. The Banner republished it with light editing in 1961 but I think it's... continue

Singleness

Article by   September 2013
My good friend Benjamin Williamson has written 'some thoughts on singleness' which is very helpful indeed. Ben was one of my apprentices whom I schooled in grammar and spelling throughout his two years with us at IPC, however unlike myself... continue

On camps and converts

Article by   August 2013
I'm on camp this week, speaking every morning from Daniel, and a couple of seminars on Revelation. It's slightly different as a camp because all the kids are from one church; St Nicholas' Sevenoaks. It's hardly a gathering of the working... continue

Follow up on Alec Motyer

Article by   August 2013
A couple of people have emailed me to tell me that both the monographs I cited in my previous post are online Old Testament Covenant Theology The Revelation of the Divine Name in Scripture David Gibson also assures me that Alec Motyer's... continue

A book on preaching that doesn't make you feel bad

Article by   August 2013
'Stop all the clocks, keep the dog from barking with a juicy bone'.... I'm not kidding you, Alec Motyer has done what I thought was impossible; a guilt free book on preaching. In a summer that has seen two books come out... continue

Sitting with the kids!

Article by   August 2013
I've spent the last 3 Sundays going to church with my family and sitting with them. I want to recommend it to those of us who are preachers. There are men who can't handle sitting in the congregation they have... continue

Belfast and Bookshops

Article by   August 2013
Three great weeks in Northern Ireland, where even the friendliest greeting in the street can sound aggressive because of the sheer volume most men speak at. It's a wonderful place, full of beautiful scenery, fried breakfasts with absurd amounts of different breads... continue

Carl and Aslan

Article by   August 2013
I'm back from holiday tomorrow but couldn't leave Northern Ireland without sharing some snaps of Carl reading the Chronicles of Narnia in the park that he alluded to here, Carl arrivesHe's done it The elders of Cornerstone slightly relieved they'd got through... continue
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