Project PROBE Ministries

God: The Source of Morality

By Roger Marshall* “Religion’s role in the issue of immorality” was the title of Dr. Victor Evelyn’s letter to the editor (Barbados Advocate, Nov. 20th, 2004). In that letter Dr. Evelyn claimed, “Morality exists, has existed and will continue to exist outside of religion.” After asserting that Jehovah, Yahweh, Allah are simply “different names for the same myth in whose honour so much blood is […]

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Examining The Five-Fold Ministry

By Roger Marshall* An integral part of dominion theology or “Kingdom Now” theology is the doctrine of the five-fold ministry. It is based on Eph. 4: 7-13, which reads: “But unto every one of us is given grace according to the measure of the gift of Christ. Wherefore he saith, When he ascended up on high, he led captivity captive and gave gifts unto men…And […]

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Darwinism the Perfect Rational for Racism

By Roger Marshall* Theology of racism was the title of Mr. Orlando Marville’s article, which appeared in the October 5, 2003 edition of the Sunday Sun. In that article he sought to lay much of the blame for the ills of modern-day racism at the feet of an erroneous “Christian” theology which permeated vast segments of 19th century European thought. However, while contending (with good […]

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Are All Music Styles Truly Appropriate for Communicate the Gospel Message?

By Roger Marshall* “ The Contemporary Christian Music side would say that music is neutral. Therefore I as a Christian can use any type of music that I want. Jazz, rock, punk, rap, disco, heavy metal, pop, country, rhythm and blues, etc. reggae, you name it; any thing goes to worship the Lord. It is all appropriate and no lines can be drawn except those […]

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Divine Healing: Keeping it in Biblical Balance

By Roger Marshall* A lot of emphasis is being made in Charismatic and Evangelical Church circles on the fact that God is a healer, who can heal every disease, but very little is being said about the Sovereignty of God in this vital Christian doctrine. Instead of being told that God can heal us if it is according to His will, we are being told […]

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Capital Punishment and The Bible

By Roger Marshall* Shall mortal man be more just than God? Shall a man be more pure than his maker? (Job 4: 17). The ongoing objections to capital punishment and calls for its abolition, coming from several influential quarters in this country and abroad, on the grounds that capital punishment is inhumane and a violation of human rights, raises a fundamental question: can human beings […]

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A CLOSER LOOK AT ISLAM

By Roger Marshall* Jesus said that one of the signs of His return and of the end of the world would be a proliferation of false prophets (Matthew 24:4-11). The apostle John reiterated this fact when he wrote, “ Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world. Hereby know […]

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The Resurrection: Engaging Mind & Spirit

by Rev. Clinton Chisholm Any analysis of the Easter story from a New Testament perspective must grapple with 1 Corinthians 15. 1 Corinthians is almost universally accepted as written by Paul about AD 55/56 and therefore earlier than Acts and some, if not all, of the Gospels. From the details of Acts—18.12, which mentions Paul in Corinth with Gallio as proconsul of Achaia—and the Gallio […]

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Professor Nettleford and the Jesus Ossuary

By Rev. Clinton Chisholm If you watched or just heard about the recent Discovery Channel program on ‘The Lost Tomb of Jesus’ I hope you have not lost any sleep over it. This is just another late but failed attempt at sowing seeds of doubt about the resurrection of our Lord. The Caribbean intellectual giant Professor Rex Nettleford in 1996 — relying somewhat uncritically on […]

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Jesus’ Resurrection: Fact or Fiction? Notes from Metropolitan Baptist Church Bible Study

By Rev’d Clinton Chisholm Part A TWELVE KNOWN HISTORICAL FACTS CONCERNING THE RESURRECTION EVENT (Gary Habermas, The Historical Jesus: Ancient Evidence For the Life of Christ, College Press, 1996) Jesus died by crucifixion (Mt. 27.50; Mk.15.37, 44-45; Lk. 23.46; Jn.19.30, 33-34) Josephus (Antiquities 18.3) ‘Pilate condemned him to be crucified and to die…’ Tacitus (Annals 15.44) ‘…Christus….suffered the extreme penalty during the reign of Tiberius […]

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