Category Archives: Tributes

135. Bishop Peter Chiswell, 1934-2013. A Former Bishop of Armidale NSW. A Tribute

Peter served the Lord in the Diocese of Armidale for virtually his entire ministry. His influence was wide-spread throughout the diocese over several decades. Together with his close friend the late John (Chappo) Chapman he helped open the diocese to … Continue reading

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130. A Tribute. Bishop Dudley Foord. 1923-2013. (Double E, Double E) Evangelism

The name of Dudley Foord will be remembered by many with the introduction of Evangelism Explosion to Australia. Many of us came from long distances to the Conferences he held in Sydney as he promoted  this form of Evangelism. Evangelism … Continue reading

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120. A Tribute. The Rev Thomas John Jewett. Australian Pastor-Teacher. 1927- 2013.

“He WAS my bishop!” These were the opening words as the preacher began his sermon. The occasion was the Thanksgiving service for the late Tom Jewett in the Anglican church in Devonport Tasmania. ( A summary of Tom’s ministry as … Continue reading

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099. John Chapman. 1930-2012. Gospel Lover And Gospel Preacher. A Tribute

It was a surprise to learn that John Chapman had passed away. I read the report just after we had arrived back in Sydney from conducting a Healing Mission in Florida. I realised afresh that he had a big part … Continue reading

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090. Boak Jobbins. (1947–2012). Former Dean of Sydney. A Tribute From A Former Colleague

As one who worked alongside Boak in the Cathedral for his entire tenure there, I was privileged to see first-hand one of those “unforgettable characters” whom you seldom find in life. Many found great pleasure listening to his deep resonant … Continue reading

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031. John Stott. A Mightily Used But Humble Servant of God

I heard the words that came from Matthew 7:13-14, “Enter by the narrow gate; for the gate is wide and the way is easy, that leads to destruction, and those who enter by it are many.  14 For the gate … Continue reading

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026. John Richards. A Teacher On Christian Renewal And Healing. Died 19th June 2011. An Australian Tribute

One Australian website describes John Richard’s  book “But Deliver us from Evil” as a “classic piece of work” in relation to the study of deliverance and freedom from the powers of darkness.  I am among those around the world who … Continue reading

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