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Author: Mark Penrith

Faithful Gospel Preachers

This list is not definitive, but it is indicative of the kinds of preachers and preaching we hold in high regard and commend to our members for further listening. John MacArthur John is an American pastor, author and radio personality (Grace to You). He has been the pastor-teacher of Grace Community Church in Sun Valley,…
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How We’re Rostering our Worship Teams Over the Next Season of Ministry

Over the next season of lockdown we desire to balance the edification of our members, the evangelism of our city and the health and safety of those who minister at Crystal Park Baptist Church Benoni. To that end we’ve given careful thought to the rostering of our worship teams. If you have any queries or…
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Crystal Park Baptist Church Benoni

Why we have decided NOT to resume physical services

Dear church family, The elders of Crystal Park Baptist Church Benoni have recognized the South African government’s responsibility to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic (Jn 19:11, 1 Pt 2:13-14). We have also respected and adhered to the regulations aimed at flattening the curve (Ro 13:1-7). Our President, Cyril Ramaphosa, has now announced that religious groups…
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National Day of Prayer

What is a National Day of Prayer A National Day of Prayer is a day of religious observance in which people are called upon to pray for their country. When is the National Day of Prayer The president of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa, has called for a National Day of Prayer. “I, therefore, urge all…
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Why our live Sunday services will start at 9:30am

Our live Sunday services will start at 9:30am from this Sunday (17th May 2020). This is a change from what we’ve been doing since lockdown began and this is why. When lockdown started we planned for 21 days. We wanted to make as little change as possible. Before lockdown our services were 8:30am and 10:30am.…
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Mercy Ministry at Crystal Park Baptist Church Benoni

Tshepo Pitso has been tasked to oversee our mercy ministry at Crystal Park Baptist Church Benoni over this lockdown period. He has put together a comprehensive list regarding the needs and cost thereof and maintains the various lists of mercy ministry recipients which are presented to the elders. The elders allocate funds to the mercy…
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How Dearly He Loved

“How Dearly He Loved” is an adaption of the hymn “There is a Greem Hill Far Away” written Cecil Frances Alexander, a musical version of the words from the creed ‘Suffered under Pontius Pilate, was crucified, dead and buried.’ This version is adapted by Lee-Ann Du Toit, music by Lee-Ann Du Toit and the recording…
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Be Thou my Vision

“Be Thou my Vision” is a 6th-century Christian hymn of unknown origin translated by Eleanor Hull in 1912. Richard and Leane Raphael are the artists. Photo credit Yoal Desurmont.

Blessed Assurance

“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.

Annual Update from Crystal Park Baptist Church Benoni

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…
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