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A Review by Geoff Thomas of "You Lift Me Up - Overcoming Ministry Challenges"

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A Review by Geoff Thomas of  "You Lift Me Up Overcoming Ministry Challenges"

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Released: September 2013
Imprint: Christian Focus Publications 

By Albert N. Martin

How thrilling was Albert Martin’s arrival on the scene in England in the late 60s. He seemed to have taken all that was the very best of evangelical preaching from the Puritans, and the preachers of the Evangelical Awakening, from M’Cheyne in Scotland and from Princeton in New Jersey, from Ryle and Spurgeon, from auditing the classes of John Murray at Westminster Seminary, and he mined all this rich seam of experiential Calvinism and he brought out jewels. He preached to the mind, affections and consciences of his hearers and impacted them so that in the succeeding years as he returned to our conferences the numbers increased. God’s blessing was on him and on us. What we experienced in England was also replicated in the USA. Now in retirement from the pastorate this substantial work has appeared. It is on a theme familiar enough to the Puritans, on ministerial credibility and backsliding. How discerning and searching our fathers were in analysing the marks of such declension and the means of ministerial revival. May this be the first of a number of books to come from Albert Martin to the good of the whole church, especially its servants the preachers.

Geoff Thomas ~ Alfred Place Baptist Church (Independent), Aberystwyth, Wales

A sample of his preaching; "What's wrong with preaching today?" 

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