“Blessed Assurance” is a well-known Christian hymn. The lyrics were written in 1873 by blind hymn writer Fanny Crosby to the music written in 1873 by Phoebe Knapp. Etienne du Toit and Lee-Ann du Toit are the artists.
Church Update (October 2018-September 2019) – Pastors Report I’m excited looking back at the last year about what the Lord has done in our midst. And I’m stirred to excitement by what He may have planned in the year ahead. Below is an update of Crystal Park Baptist Church Benoni‘s last year. It reflects our… Read more
Church Update – Pastors Report I’m excited looking back where we’ve come because it fuels my dreams of where the Lord is taking us. Below is an update of Crystal Park Baptist Church Benoni‘s last quarter. It is a reflection of our 4 core values: Biblical Teaching, Fervent Worship, Loving Fellowship and Passionate Evangelism. I… Read more
When I heard I would go on the 9Marks International Intensive I was immediately excited. The nine-day program provides an immersive, contextualised, think-tank approach to ecclesiology (the church). The intensive immediately precedes the 9Marks Weekender. I was looking forward to peering under the hood of Capitol Hill Baptist Church and interacting with Mark Dever. Family,… Read more
This past Sunday we announced from our pulpit that Craig Dadoo will be sent to Northmead Baptist Church (NBC) to serve them on our behalf in the role of moderator. We also announced that Menzi Mohale is heading to Moletsane Baptist Church Soweto (MBC) to serve them as a pastoral intern. Because Craig and Menzi… Read more
Pastoral Report Dear Friends, We find ourselves at the end of another year. And how time has flown! This year has been characterised by growth; of our people, in number, in ministry. I’m so excited about the way the Lord continues to strengthen us, prepare us and use us to His own praise and glory.… Read more
by the Rev. Jonathan Edwards A Sermon Preached at Enfield, July 8th, 1741 At a Time of Great Awakenings, and Attended with Remarkable Impressions on many of the Hearers. Their foot shall slide in due time.—Deut. 32:35. In this verse is threatened the vengeance of God on the wicked unbelieving Israelites, who were God’s visible… Read more
For many years Crystal Park Baptist Church Benoni has used the Holman Christian Standard Bible for the public reading of Scripture and church communication. In 2017 a revision of the Holman Christian Standard Bible called the Christian Standard Bible was released and distribution of the Holman Christian Standard Bible was discontinued. This has motivated the… Read more