A wonderful evening with Pastor Conrad Mbewe...

Pastormbeweelders (Tim) Last night, our elders, pastors, and wives gathered for dinner and an evening's conversation with Pastor Conrad Mbewe, a dear brother who serves as the pastor of Kabwata Baptist Church in Lusaka, Zambia. Pastor Mbewe was here in the States to preach at the missions conference of Heritage Baptist Church in Owensboro, Kentucky. Tonight, the men studying here at ClearNote Pastors College will also have dinner and an evening learning from Ba Mbewe. We all give thanks to God for this opportunity.

Some years back, Pastor David Wegener, a dear friend of my brother David and I who had served as a pastor here at Church of the Good Shepherd, moved to Ndola, Zambia, to begin serving as an instructor at the Theological College of Central Africa. Along with his wife, Terri, and their four children, Lizzie (who lives with Mary Lee and me this year), Mary, John, and Sarah, David is seconded to TCCA by the Presbyterian Church in America's mission agency, Mission to the World. At TCCA, David serves under Principal Joseph Simfukwe. Soon after beginning his work in Zambia, Pastor Wegener told us of the vital Biblically reformed work being done done in Lusaka by Pastor Mbewe, and since that time, Pastor Wegener has begun lecturing at the preaching college sponsored by Pastor Mbewe's congregation. So we knew of Pastor Mbewe through Pastor Wegener, but until last night, had never met him.

So who is Pastor Conrad Mbewe...

Submitting to Jesus Christ by faith back in 1979, Pastor Mbewe sat under the preaching of then-Pastor Joseph Simfukwe in Lusaka while he was an undergraduate studying mining engineering there in Zambia's capital. Through a series of sermons on Galatians Pastor Simfukwe preached, along with several other university students Mr. Mbewe came to embrace the sovereignty and providence of God. Hearing Pastor Simfukwe quote men like Hodge and Spurgeon, the young men decided to read what their pastor was reading. As Pastor Mbewe told us last night, they saw that a number of these good books had a picture on their spine of Whitefield preaching with his arm lifted in the air, so they concluded the best way to get good books was to ask for books with this picture. This was the beginning of the reformed Baptist movement in Zambia which many would consider the most vital reformed work on the continent today.

After graduating from university and starting his work as a mining engineer, in 1987 Pastor Mbewe received a call to serve as the pastor of Kabwata Baptist Church where he has been for the past twenty years. Kabwata Baptist has grown in southern Africa since that date. The church has founded Reformed Baptist Preachers College (Pastor Mbewe is the college's Principal), and for about ten years now Kabwata has been active in planting other reformed churches in Zambia and Botswana which are supported until they reach maturity (it's hoped in about eight years) by both Kabwata and HeartCry Missionary Society (directed by Paul Washer). Pastor Mbewe edits Reformation Zambia magazine and is a columnist for several Zambian newspapers. Married for twenty years to his wife, Felistas, the Mbewe's have three children by blood, but a number of others who live with them in their Christian household.

Readers interested in supporting this vital work God is doing through Kabwata Baptist Church and Pastor Mbewe may get in touch with HeartCry Missionary Society and join in their fraternal relationship with our Zambian brothers and sisters.

But more, if you're able, go to Zambia and visit Kabwata Baptist Church. Sit under Pastor Mbewe's ministry any way you are able. You will grow in wisdom and faith.

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(If you're interested, here are the names of those in the picture: first, up front, Pastor Mbewe; behind Conrad starting from front left, Pastor Stephen Baker, Pastor Conrad Mbewe, Elder Tim Wegener and his wife, Anne; Elder Lawrence Howell behind his wife, Janet; Elder Jeff Moore with his wife, Laura, behind him; then, going up the stairs, Pastor Dave Curell next to his wife, Annie; with his arm on Dave's shoulder is Elder Wayne Huck (who's wife, Joyce, wasn't able to join us); behind Dave going up the stairs is Elder Jeff Ewer in front of his wife, Amanda and their week-old newborn son, Amos; next to Amanda is my wife, Mary Lee; and finally, Mary Lee's and my son and daughter-in-law, Joseph and Heidi Bayly who just graduated from ClearNote Pastors College.)

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25 indictments against Paul Washer:

1) willfully limiting the subjectmatter of Scripture

2) willfully presenting his own fabricated version of true christianity

3) willfully bringing himself under a cloak of godliness

4) willfully closing the book of Revelation and the Prophets

5) willfully painting the graves of the prophets for his own selfish ends

6) willfully presenting himself since 2002 with remarks that show Billy Graham

to be his brother, although Graham is high in the world and an archdeceiver

7) comparison with the whole of Scripture and the true old paths of the Reformation

show him to be a cloud without water

8) connection in the Netherlands to all false christianity has to offer, even with those

who publicly say calvinism is a complete error

9) presenting himself in 80.000 newspapers in the Netherlands smiling as though

the sins of the churches and the land are no problem to him

10) proclaiming a message of revival that has never come, thereby telling lies in Gods Name.

11) accepting in the core of his message two contradictive systems of doctrine

12) denying the witness of the Holy Spirit in the Reformation against THE antichrist in Rome

13) denying the blood of hunderthousands christian brothers and sisters against THE antichrist in Rome

14) going around the USA and the world to gain one proselyte that he makes a clone of himself

15) being silent about the developements in the outside world, only preaching for his own parish

16) laying burdens on small people, while leaving big names in bibleschools, synods, and gospelmusic

untouched and unmentioned

17) connecting himself to Kirk Cameron, known throughout the world for the message of a future antichrist

with Left Behind

18) himself not being able to go to Wallmart for fear of sinning, yet laying on big burdens on everyone else

19) printing his own material as though it is manna from heaven, yet is only copying a little text everyone

knows with some questions

20) saying he serves the God of heaven, yet he himself is an idolater of the ring on his own finger

21) his minister is Jeff Nobblit who teaches a future antichrist, that gain is godliness, and remains in the

SBC although a complete apostate body with a statue for Billy Graham

22) closing the Kingdom of God for the people by keeping silent about the true contents of the witness of the old paths

23) denying the true witness of the Waldenses, the reformers, the english puritans, the scottish covenanters

24) denying the true witness of Augustine against Pelagius, Luther against Rome, the Westminster and Dordt Synods

25) being a facilitator and manipulator replacing the true religion of the King Jesus Christ with a false one of the new world order

Well now then. That was weird.

Don't worry, Stephen, I'm working up my 625 indictments against Stephen Baker. Mine will included footnotes and scripture proofs.

Dear Eric,

I can't wait to see them! I would rather be indicted by you than praised by many others.

With love,

Likewise.

Blessings,

Look at Voddie Bauchan ! Speaker at repentance conference 2009 and at BGEA at 2009. Has he not seen the apostacy of Billy Graham, or are they all in for the money for money makes their church and world go round ?

http://www.anchoredintruth.org/tcc/preachers

http://www.thecove.org/events.aspx?typeid=1

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The following line of thought consists of point A through M, B following A, C following B etc.... until L following M. Hereby showing the link between Billy Graham, Henry Blackaby, and Paul Washer.
This as a further proof of the 25 indictments, specially of indictment 6 and 25.

A. The apostacy of Billy Graham has been documented extensively and has been available to the PUBLIC for years.http://soldierservant.wordpress.com/2007/07/15/billy-graham-apostasy-exposed/http://www.rapidnet.com/~jbeard/bdm/exposes/graham/general.htmhttp://www.amazon.com/Billy-Graham-His-Friends-Hidden/dp/1891117173

B, Dr. Henry Blackaby in 2009 will be one of the mainspeakers at the Fresh Encounter Conference with also Anne Graham Lotz and Wil Graham.http://www.blackaby.org/FreshEncounter/

C. Dr. Henry Blackaby in 2009 teaches at the Billy Graham Training Centre at the Cove of Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA)http://www.billygraham.org/DMag_Article.asp?ArticleID=850http://www.thecove.org/Assets/Media/2009%20Cove%20Ministry%20Schedule.pdf

D. Dr. Henry Blackaby has been Honorary Chair of NDP 2006 (National Day of Prayer in the USA.http://www.blackaby.org/ndp.asphttp://kmc.crosswalk.com/news/religiontoday/1389535/page1/http://www.presidentialprayerteam.org/site/PageServer?pagename=ppt_prayerforamerica&printer_friendly=1http://www.whitehouse.gov/news/releases/2006/05/20060504-2.html

E. Dr. Henry Blackaby is well known of his leadership training, has written a book on it with Ken Blanchard, who also was key-speaker at Willow Creek Leadershipconference and joined himself to the Secret-message.http://www.audible.com/adbl/site/products/ProductDetail.jsp?BV_SessionID=@@@@0135091836.1231656636@@@@&BV_EngineID=ccckadegegmedjlcefecekjdffidfmf.0&productID=BK_OASI_000103http://www.amazon.com/Spiritual-Leadership-Moving-People-Agenda/dp/0805418458http://www.kenblanchard.com/http://www.ccn.tv/programming/event/evt_29apr04.htmhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Willow_Creek_Association
http://truediscernment.wordpress.com/2008/01/15/ken-blanchard-joins-the-secret-team/

F. Paul Washer in his popular 'shocking youth message' 2002 says in minute 37 -38 that 'Billy Graham is one of the kindest, loviest men,....'. This although the apostacy of Billy Graham already in 2002 had been extensively documented (regarding his message, regarding his love for Rome,...). Yet Paul Washer has used this shocking youthmessage to promote himself and be promoted knowing very well what he says in this message regarding Billy Graham.http://nl.youtube.com/watch?v=uuabITeO4l8

G. Both Dr. Henry Blackaby as Paul Washer know the information available on the apostacy of Billy Graham as it has been PUBLICLY available on the internet for years Yet Paul Washer promotes himself with the shocking youthmessage of 2002 with a remark by which everyone will conclude Billy Graham his brother, and Dr. Henry Blackaby teaches at the Cove of BGEA and has a conference in 2009 with members of the Graham-family.

H. Paul Washer joins Dr. Henry Blackaby as one of the main speakers in Revival Conference 2008 Atlanta.http://revivalconference.eventbrite.com/http://nl.youtube.com/watch?v=x_r-bGk8KG8http://nl.youtube.com/watch?v=p4ZE8Z_a70s

I. After the National Day of Prayer in 2006 with Dr. Henry Blackaby as chairman, in 2008 the pope of Rome is welcomed by president Bush as a 'minister of the Gospel' in the White House.http://www.uspapalvisit.org/

J. Paul Washer is under leadership of his minister Jeff Noblit of Grace Life Baptist Church at Muscle Scoals, so the PUBLIC witness of Paul Washer with Dr. Henry Blackaby is also the PUBLIC witness of Mr. Jeff Noblit as a priest is known by his people.

K. The remarks of Paul Washer in his 10 indictment message saying the book of Revelation will be clear at the Second Coming, the discussion arminianism calvinism is NOT important, and the church is the remnant, also reflect on his minister Jeff Noblit. The remark on Billy Graham in his shocking youthmessage of 2008, and the current connection between BGEA, Dr. Henry Blackaby, and Paul Washer Dr. Henry Blackaby also reflect on Jeff Noblit.

L. Paul Washer joins himself to Kirk Cameron, THE actor of the Left Behind Series, of which the book series have been on the top list of sold books.http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0EIN/is_2001_Jan_9/ai_68916115

M. Paul Washer endorses arminian teachers or arminian inclined teachers as Wesley, Finney, and Tozer. As arminianism has been judged by the Bride of Christ as a false gospel in the Synods of Dordt and Westminster (who witnessed Calvinism to be the THE Gospel, as Spurgeon would after them), and the road to Rome. Paul Washer shows where he stand, knowing the persecution of the calvinists by Bishop Laud in former days in England.http://www.apuritansmind.com/Arminianism/AugustusToplady%20RoadToRome.htmhttp://www.answers.com/topic/william-laud

Conclusions: If Paul Washer in 2008 joins Dr. Henry Blackaby as one of the main speakers at the Revival Conference Atlanta 2008, knowing the PUBLICLY documented apostacy of Billy Graham, knowing Dr. Henry Blackaby teaches at BGEA and has in 2009 a conference with members of the Graham-family,
it follows:
- that all his remarks against the message of Billy Graham have been a show
- his messages on being different from the world, bearing good fruit, and the narrow way, have all been an invention of his own brain, as he joins with Dr. Henry Blackaby in a revival conference 2008 who is loved by the world for his leadership wisdom, bears bad fruit, and is on the broad way of all false christianity has to offer. Thereby also showing that the revivalmessage these men bring is a false message NOT blessed by God, but only by flattery, big words, and puffing up mortal men.
- his remark about the non-importance of the discussion arminianism calvinism is understandable in light of his own advantage- his connection to Dr. Henry Blackaby in a revivalconference shows that Paul Washer has no discernment between false and true teachers, and therefore is a blind guide
- as Dr. Blackaby is high in the world (being praised by president Bush, high in management wisdom, many connections with false christianity (for example BGEA, the Graham family, and the NDP), this also shows out of what spirit Mr. Washer is born, as those who are friends and brothers will join in prayers and activities.
- the remarks Paul Washer makes against the Roman Catholic Church are only a show, as Dr. Henry Blackaby prays in 2006 with president Bush, who in 2008 invites the pope of Rome as a 'minister of the Gospel'. Paul Washer joins Dr. Henry Blackaby in 2008 as speaker at the Revival Conference Atlanta.
- the so called 'calvinism' of Paul Washer and Jeff Noblit is only empty eloquence, because in practice they deny it in its truth and its practical consequences, thereby also denying the Author who gave that Gospel, and all those who have preached, lived, and died that Gospel (for example Spurgeon) !
- it confirms my conclusion regarding the Dutch connection of Paul Washer in a tour May June 2008, that thereby Paul Washer showed that although in word he calls for true christianity (with his own inventions and words), in practice he denies it by joining with those who ARE false superficial christianity !
- if Billy Graham is a 33 degree freemason, all who join him (and those who are connected to him) are also suspected. In October 2009 Dr. Henry Blackaby and associate are expected to speak in the Netherlands at a Heartcry.nl conference.http://www.despatch.cth.com.au/Misc/billy.htm

I'm still waiting for L to follow M...

In Fundamentalism in early- to mid-20th century America, second and third degree separation was practiced and seen to be a mark of orthodoxy and trustworthiness.

Sorry, Jake, but here come more letters.

I am A and am an orthodox Christian. B is a modernist or liberal "Christian". A must break fellowship with B. Otherwise he is giving tacit approval to the errors of B.

Now C is an orthodox Christian, but he refuses to break fellowship with B. So now A, as a matter of his Christian testimony, must break fellowship with C, because C refuses to break fellowship with B.

Sooner or later, there will be D who is an orthodox Christian, who refuses to break fellowship with C, even though C refuses to break fellowship with B. So A, just to make things clear, must break fellowship with D, because D is tainted by his association with C who is tainted because of his fellowship with B.

It seems that our Reformed friend is doing a fair bit of this, though I'm not sure of how many degrees of separation he is working with.

Some may be wondering what Conrad has to do with all this. Well, I know Conrad had Jeff Nobblit and Voddie Baucham speak at some of his conferences. So let's sketch this out.

Tim and David (double A) have commended the work of Conrad (D). But Conrad (D) is in fellowship with Voddie (C-1) and Jeff (C-2). Voddie (C-1) spoke at a Billy Graham event. And Billy (B) is either the liberal or he has had liberals (Mr. X and Mr. Y) on the platform of his Crusades.

And Jeff (C-2) refuses to leave a "bad" denomination which even has a statue of Billy Graham (B) and is the pastor of Mr. Washer (W) and apparently has not put him under discipline.

So our Reformed friend is merely trying to warn Tim and David Bayly (double A) not to commend the work and ministry of D, who is in fellowship with C-1 and C-2, who refuse completely to break fellowship with B, who is either liberal and/or associated with liberals (W, X and Y).

Well now. I've got to get things in gear. Not only are Tim and David tainted because of their association with D because C-1 and C-2 have problems, in part because of their association with B, in the case of C-2 through a statue; not only this, but also, I have heard that Tim Bayly used a swear word several years ago. I know, I actually heard him use it so this is not hearsay. I was a witness.

David Bayly, though he may not know about this particular instance, must know that his brother is an occasional swearer (sooner or later you just develop a feel for this), but he has continued in fellowship with his brother, thus tainting everyone in his church who refused to put him under discipline for not breaking fellowship with Tim.

The same would go for CGS in its toleration of Tim's continuing ministry among them, even though he is a known swearer.

So I hereby break fellowship with double A (and everyone in their apostate churches), B, C-1, C-2, and D. It's like you all are under a curse or something.

Actually, it's like you aren't taking this seriously, David.

You're starting to make me sweat.

David W,

That was amazing.

Well, I hear that there are pictures of Tim reading a Keller book... just incase David W's case was not strong enough to keep you from dipping your toes into this pool of heresy.

al sends

reformatienl, you ought to write more clearly, check your grammar, proofread your text slowly, and elucidate the Scriptures involved as well as the points you're bringing-up.

I agree there are some issues being ignored: I've seen Graham preaching with Schuller practically advocating universalism, and on numerous shows denying to assert that without Christ, no one enters heaven.

I've also seen some stuff by Mr. Washer that was...disturbing; can't personally put my finger on it (don't know enough about him), but he does seem to be a guy who seeks to be popular or non-offensive. Denying to defend and refute theological points would also be truly serious a charge, no matter how nice people are: the Church is the pillar and bastion of truth, after all. If he's engaging in syncophancy, that wouldn't be good.

As for degrees of separation, that's a hard area, and yet I also understand the idea of separating from the disorderly, modernists, those in doctrinal error, etc.: I've had to do so myself (and it was not some holier-than-thou, I'm super-eager to-do this, thing, either); it's heartbreaking.

Anyway, we also must practice discernment, and not merely dogmatize without very careful proving of all things in such matters: we mustn't needlessly divide, nor needlessly fake unity (as often happens these days), either; this ties-in well, I think, with the Baylys' post on the world seeing all as the same, rather than different (i.e. [at least] America seeing everyone these days as "evangelicals", and not seeing that Reformed is not Arminian, is not dot. dot. dot.) Association or disassociation isn't insignificant.

Anyway, Grace.

p.s. the popular and non-offensive thing, that's not true, I think, in every particular.

David W,

I'm on the floor. Ha!

Hello Grace, my reply with @@, kind regards, reformatienl.

You wrote:

reformatienl, you ought to write more clearly, check your grammar, proofread your text slowly, and elucidate the Scriptures involved as well as the points you're bringing-up.

@@ OK, I hope the core of my protest is clear inspite of these things.

I agree there are some issues being ignored: I've seen Graham preaching with Schuller practically advocating universalism, and on numerous shows denying to assert that without Christ, no one enters heaven.

@@ Conrad Mbewe will be attending a true church conference together with Voddie Baughan and Paul Washer. The first teaches in 2009 at The Cove of BGEA inspite of the well documented apostacy of Billy Graham. The second has spoken together with Dr. Henry Blackaby (also a teacher at The Cove) at Atlanta Revival Conference 2008, who will be hosting a conference with 2 members of the Graham-family in the beginning of this year. As an outsider for someone to say he loves Spurgeon, and then connect himself with those who speak publicly with an organisation with a magazine called decision, is not very principled.

I've also seen some stuff by Mr. Washer that was...disturbing; can't personally put my finger on it (don't know enough about him), but he does seem to be a guy who seeks to be popular or non-offensive.

@@ Remarkable as in the Netherlands he was presented as the radical guy, and with the shocking youth message and the ten indictments he also presents himself as someone who 'really adresses the issues'. However when looking at his church at Muscle Shoals after the 10 indictment message, all is back to having weekly nice church services.

Denying to defend and refute theological points would also be truly serious a charge, no matter how nice people are: the Church is the pillar and bastion of truth, after all. If he's engaging in syncophancy, that wouldn't be good.

@@ I dont know exactly what syncophancy is, but I will look that up. The charge boils down to this: on the one hand he says is the radical guy who stands for true christianity, in practice he connects himself to all that false christianity has to offer, including 100% arminians, those who say that calvinism is a complete error, and Luther a heretic.

As for degrees of separation, that's a hard area, and yet I also understand the idea of separating from the disorderly, modernists, those in doctrinal error, etc.: I've had to do so myself (and it was not some holier-than-thou, I'm super-eager to-do this, thing, either); it's heartbreaking.

@@ The Lord Jesus Christ will teach His Sheep from whom and when and how they have to seperate, and He will bring them in a safe place where He will feed them (KJV Ezechiel 34v9-16)

Anyway, we also must practice discernment, and not merely dogmatize without very careful proving of all things in such matters: we mustn't needlessly divide, nor needlessly fake unity (as often happens these days), either; this ties-in well, I think, with the Baylys' post on the world seeing all as the same, rather than different (i.e. [at least] America seeing everyone these days as "evangelicals", and not seeing that Reformed is not Arminian, is not dot. dot. dot.) Association or disassociation isn't insignificant.

@@ I agree.

Anyway, Grace.

Hello Grace,

One correction to my last post.

You wrote:

'Association or disassociation isn't insignificant.'

@@ I correct my first answer as this is important in my view. For someone in PUBLIC as a teacher to say he loves Spurgeon, or be called the African Spurgeon, to say he truly loves the Gospel of Sovereign Grace, to say he truly wants true doctrine preached, and then in PUBLIC make connections to 100% arminians (Sermonindex with Dave Hunt on 'what love is this..', teaching at The Cove of the arminian BGEA), is not very principled, but looks like either not knowing what they are talking about, or having other motives (money, status,...), or knowing what they are doing in PUBLIC !

Kind regards,

Dennis

Hello Grace,

I am sorry, I have got up too early this morning. My first answer is the correct one, the second incorrect, my words under my second incorrect answer clarify my first correct one !

Kind regards,

Dennis

Paul Washer says in his recent 10 indictment message about calvinism:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MXA5UOkLTyo

The Lord Jesus Christ is the TRUTH,teaching either total depravity or NOT,unconditional election or NOT,limited atonement or NOT,irresistable grace or NOT,perseverance of the saints or NOT!

The Flock of Christ of the old paths preached the True Gospel of the TULIP,

Spurgeon said calvinism is only a nickname of the Gospel.So Paul Washer, who pretends he is a '5 point spurgeonist' (again words of his own making) says in effect 'the Gospel is NOT the issue, regeneration is'.Paul Washer shows himself after many years of ministry a teacher of lies and NOT knowing what he talks about.

Enclosed material to prove my point.

Is calling the witness for the True Gospel (= Calvinism) by Spurgeon not important, not a very grave slander of the work and ministry of Spurgeon ? How can a christian utter such slander from the pulpit when he is guided by the Holy Spirit ?

(remember Billy Graham being a 100% arminian, both Voddie Bauchan and Dr. John MacArthur speaking at The Cove of BGEA in 2008 and 2009, Dr. Henry Blackaby having a conference in 2009 with 2 of the Graham family, and Paul Washer making a very positive remark about Billy Graham in 2002 in his shocking youth message (although the apostacy of BG was then already fully documented), joining Blackaby and Bauchan in conferences as main speaker, and promoting arminians like Wesley and Finney)

Dennis (reformatienl) (my full name is already known)

http://www.sermonaudio.com/source_prodinfo.asp?PID=sw101207161558

http://www.sermonaudio.com/sermoninfo.asp?SID=13006104515

http://www.sermonaudio.com/sermoninfo.asp?SID=7200654949

http://www.sermonaudio.com/sermoninfo.asp?sid=12210619222

http://www.sermonaudio.com/sermoninfo.asp?sid=12270611407

http://www.sermonaudio.com/search.asp?speakerWithinSource=&subsetCat=&subsetItem=&mediatype=&includekeywords=&keyword=Martin%5ELuther&keyworddesc=Martin+Luther&currsection=sermonsspeaker&AudioOnly=false&SpeakerOnly=true&keywordwithin=bondage

http://www.spurgeon.org/calvinis.htm http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xfWXSymuZK4

http://books.google.com/books?id=hMomIlivjPEC&printsec=frontcover&dq=calvinism+steele&lr=&as_brr=0&hl=nl#PPA11,M1

http://quotes.pinoybusiness.org/2008/05/20/calvinism-is-the-gospel-a-quote-by-charles-h-spurgeon/

(according to my investigation Sermonindex had put on Youtube messages by Dave Hunt on 'what love is this...' calling calvinism a complete error, Sermonindex the organiser of the Atlanta Revival Conference 2008 where both Dr. Blackaby and Paul Washer spoke as one of the main speakers. When making this mail, I could not find these messages on youtube anymore. Please contact Sermonindex what happened to them, or if it is correct that I say the messages by Dave Hunt put up by Sermonindex !)

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