2019 AFRICAN PASTORS CONFERENCE IN LUSAKA

The African Pastors Conferences are organised from South Africa and are held across the continent of Africa. There are currently over 60…


VODDIE BAUCHAM COMPOSES NEW LORD’S SUPPER HYMN

This hallowed ground we consecrate With sorrow turned to praise For Christ our sin and shame did take And full atonement made


LUSAKA MINISTERIAL COLLEGE HAS A NEW PRINCIPAL

The Lusaka Ministerial College (LMC) grew out of the Reformed Baptist Preachers College, which was established in 1994 under the Kabwata,…


LBC LAUNCHES CHURCH PLANT IN MUMBWA

The vision of planting a church in Mumbwa was born a long time ago among the elders of the Lusaka Baptist Church (LBC). In the year 2008,…


MIDLANDS REFORMED BAPTIST LADIES RALLY FOR 2019

he Midlands Reformed Baptist Ladies Rally traces its roots to the Copperbelt back in 1997 when the first ever such gathering was hosted by…


A Biblical Survey of the Parental Role in Child-Upbringing

One of the most neglected sections amongst the people of God today are children. Often, they are regarded as an inconvenience to the adults…


The Challenge of Raising Children in Today’s Church

Sometime back, on Thursday 8th May 2003, I preached on 3 John 4 and the sermon was entitled “Children.” The apostle says, “I have no…


Children in the Puritan Home

Many Christians today have little appreciation of the history of the Christian church. As a result, we are unable to learn from the past…


Children As Worshipers

Children are often viewed as sweet little animate toys given to gratify our quest for entertainment. In many ways, they are. But they are…


EDITORIAL

Parenting is such an awesome task. It begins with great joy when you realise that God has been pleased to use you to bring a human being…


NEWS FROM ZAMBIAN REFORMED BAPTIST CHURCHES: Zambian Baptist Historical Society 2019 Annual General Meeting

Coming into 2019, the ZBHS steering committee re-printed the autobiography Paul the Leper—Apostle to the Lambas by Olive Doke. This is an…


NEWS FROM ZAMBIAN REFORMED BAPTIST CHURCHES: Covenant College Visits Kabvuma Chisomo Reformed Baptist Church

On the 12th of May this year, our college staff consisting of myself, Charles Mwanza, and Samba Kangwanda, and in the company of my wife,…


NEWS FROM ZAMBIAN REFORMED BAPTIST CHURCHES: Kabwata Baptist Church Ordains Three Missionaries.

The Holy Spirit’s work manifests in varied measures. At each and every point it is according to his eternal plan. As human recipients of…


NEWS FROM ZAMBIAN REFORMED BAPTIST CHURCHES: Kabwata Baptist Church 2019 Missions Conference.

The great and necessary work of missions at Kabwata Baptist Church is celebrated as a dynamic living reality that captures, for the most…


REFORMATION ZAMBIA INTERVIEWS: Gladys Sunkutu (Widow of the Late Pastor Kennedy Sunkutu)

I first met my late husband in 1990 at a youth meeting where he was preaching at Lusaka Baptist Church. Our courtship was good. We were…


Zambian Reformed Conferences Thirtieth Anniversary

The six sponsoring churches of the Zambian Reformed Conferences (namely Lusaka, Kabwata, Evangel, Mount Makulu, Crossway and Emmasdale…


Two Lessons from The Puritans

The “Puritans” as the name suggests were an incomparably godly and influential group of minority leaders who emerged during the sixteenth…


What Would Today’s Puritans Look Like?

Providence has from time to time responded to moral spiritual decay by raising a movement to reverse the tide. In the first century there…


The Story of The Puritans

This article is a brief research undertaken into the rise, growth, and dominance of the Puritans from the United Kingdom to the whole of…


Editorial

“Ama Puritans!” is a very common phrase in Zambia. This is especially the case among young people who are new to the Reformed Faith. This…


News From Zambian Reformed Baptist Churches: PASTOR LAWRENCE LAMA’S TESTIMONY

[Late last year, Pastor Lawrence Lama made a pastoral move from Bethel Baptist Church in Kabwe to Ndola Baptist Church. Below is the…


News From Zambian Reformed Baptist Churches: A TRIBUTE TO DR DUNCAN MUGALA

On Tuesday, October 16, 2018, we woke up to the heart-wrenching news of the crossing over from this earthly life to the realms of the…


News From Zambian Reformed Baptist Churches: BETHEL BAPTIST’S FIRST MISSIONS CONFERENCE

The leadership of Bethel Baptist Church in Kabwe decided to start holding missions conferences every year in October after they sent Pastor…


International News

The 2019 annual Sola 5 Conference will be hosted by Manzini Fellowship in Manzini, Swaziland, from 4–6 September. The theme of this year’s…


News From Zambian Reformed Baptist Churches: INDUCTION OF PASTOR ISAAC MAKASHINYI

Pastor Isaac Makashinyi was inducted to the pastorate of the Emmasdale... The leadership of Bethel Baptist Church in Kabwe decided to start…


Training for Transition

The best-case scenario for some leadership positions such as pastoral ministry would be for leaders to stay in their roles indefinitely.…


Biblical principles on leadership transitions

The failure of continuity in most churches is often due to lack of a deliberate plan to develop leadership while the incumbent leader is…


Leadership Transition: How To Do It

The leadership baton must be passed on to the men we have trained over the years. The passing on of the baton is a metaphor from a relay…


The Practicalities of Leadership Transitions

Among transitioning mortals, need for change of leadership is inevitable. Promotion, realignment, relocation, demotion, resignation,…


Editorial

Immediately, it dawned on me that we were both planning to move on but we had no one to pass the leadership baton to. At that time, we had…


Sinda Reformed Baptist Church

The books I read and lectures I listened to about the Reformers and the Puritans were a real challenge to me. I learnt about how they…


Paul The Leper – Zambia’s First Baptist Preacher

I am often saddened at the realisation that we Zambian Baptists know so little of our own spiritual history. As I have recently studied…


Preaching and Worship

What is the place of preaching in worship? Preaching holds centre stage in public worship. It is the focal point. Being central, it becomes…


The History of Preaching

The apostles, energised by the Spirit from on high, also preached the kingdom of God (Acts 28:31). They preached Christ as divine Lord and…


What is Preaching?

Preaching is the primary vehicle that God has chosen to deliver his gospel message to sinners, calling them to repentance and faith, and to…


International News

He also wrote a popular book on church life called God’s Plan for the Local Church, published by Grace Publications. He then came out to…


News From The Churches

The aim of having the conference at Evelyn Hone College this year was to minister to the students. Over 800 invitations were distributed…


John Calvin and Christian Piety

John Calvin’s thoughts on this important subject are reflected mainly in his comments in the Pastoral Epistles. But before we turn to that,…


Cultivating Piety in Ministry

He must watch his life in relation to his domestic sphere. The entire pastoral calling rises and falls on this very point. The apostle Paul…


Editorial

I was able to come up with more than half a dozen books and articles which became my study-room companions for a couple of weeks. That…


News from Zambian Reformed Baptist Churches

To be sure, there are perhaps other Reformed Baptist pastors who have served as long as they have done—if not longer. So, why pick on these…


A Defence of Calvinism

It is a great thing to begin the Christian life by believing good solid doctrine. Some people have received twenty…


Arminianism

This belief is guilty of syncretism in many ways. It adds human thoughts and practices to the clearly taught doctrines of Scripture.


Hyper-Calvinism

Charles Spurgeon was right when he said, “I have my own opinion that there is no such thing as preaching Christ and him crucified, unless…


Theological Identity

Philosophically defined, Arminianism is the humanistic extreme of Calvinism. Hyper-Calvinism is the fatalistic extreme of Calvinism.


Editorial: Arminianism, Calvinism and Hyper-Calvinism

In fact, most often, when people are fighting against a Calvinism that does not believe in evangelism they are actually fighting…


DEMON POSSESSION: An Overview And Biblical Assessment

Many years ago, I worked for my parents who own a video production company. Because it is a family business, you inevitably end up wearing…


Spiritual Warfare Catechism

Many years ago, I worked for my parents who own a video production company. Because it is a family business, you inevitably end up wearing…


The Charismatic Aberration Of Spiritual Deliverance

Just the other day I happened to wake up early. That is unusual for an engineering student. After a long time I could witness the sunrise.…


Men of God or Gods of Men? A Critique of 21st Century False Prophets

When you are alone for days or weeks at a time, you eventually become drawn to people. Talking to randos is the norm. I’ll never forget the…


Editorial

R C Sproul says, “The church is called not only to a ministry of reconciliation, but a ministry of nurture to those within her gates. Part…