Category Archives: Church History

Exploring the Transfiguration

What was the significance of Jesus’ encounter on the Mount of Transfiguration? Jono Hall takes some time to unpack this fascinating story and its relevance for us today. Continue reading

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A Short History of Day and Night Prayer

Have you ever looked at the rising number of prayer rooms around the earth and wondered whether this was simply the latest fad or whether it could be squared with New Testament Ecclesiology. I recently spoke at an IHOPKC Encounter … Continue reading

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My Problem with Church

When James I of England agreed to a new translation of the Bible, a translation which would eventually become the 1611 Authorised Version in the UK and more commonly known in North America as the King James Version, he had … Continue reading

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Three Lessons the Moravians teach us about Prayer and Mission

At the back of the prayer room in Kansas City is a scripture quotation by someone we see at IHOPKC as something of a hero – Count Nicolaus Ludwig Von Zinzendorf. The reason being that Zinzendorf led a group of … Continue reading

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Church History Bites – Why Palestine is Anti-Semitic

Transcript: The teacher in Ecclesiastes is correct that there is nothing new under the sun, how often do we look back into history so that we can learn Short Lessons from Church History is a podcast devoted to small bitesize … Continue reading

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The Korean Church and the Great Commission

I’ve just spent three days at Wheaton College to interview a number of Christian leaders. The reason the leaders were gathered at the college was to minister to a Korean Missions Conference. In addition to the general mission leaders, I … Continue reading

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Moving Beyond Assumptions to Share the Good News

  We are bombarded today with wall-to-wall news coverage; some news is quirky such as the latest UFO sightings or lottery win, some is interesting such as the latest technology release or science study, some is “entertaining “ such as … Continue reading

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Thoughts on My Conversation with Peter Xu

Meeting Peter Xu last December in LA I spend a number of hours yesterday afternoon interviewing Brother Peter Xu. A leader in the Chinese House Church, who now lives in exile in the US. I was trying to sum up … Continue reading

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Is Morality really a Private Thing?

When I read an online news article I often do a foolish thing – read the comments below. Especially when the news article is in some way related to God, Christianity or sexual morality. I have to admit I get … Continue reading

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Book Review: Jesus Baptizes in One Holy Spirit by David Pawson

I have just finished reading David Pawson’s “Jesus Baptizes in One Holy Spirit”. It is an excellent resource for those who want to know more about what exactly the Baptism of holy Spirit is all about. There are few events … Continue reading

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