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Ben Kwok

Ben is part of a church plant team establishing the Rouse Hill Church. He holds a Master of Divinity degree. Ben and his wife Diahanna live in Sydney, Australia with their four young children.


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    I’m curious. What about his personality prevented him from staying in any one church for an extended period of time?

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    Hey Ben,

    I am really enjoying your posts.

    some one once said that if a Christian could be a curmudgeon then that was AW Pink to a tee.

    He was the sort of guy that seemed to be ‘as one born out of due time’. He was brilliant but likely insufferable.

    It is a shame he couldn’t have plugged into a church and had an itinerant and writing ministry rather than the demands of a single pastorate.

    that’s my ‘nutshell’ on Pink.

    I did enjoy Murray’s book but felt he gave him a softer ride than he should have for baling out of church all those years.

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    Yes, he was gifted in analysis and argument but seemed to struggle with applying the Word in his own approach to people, e.g. being charitable, able to be entreated, and restorative. I read elsewhere that Pink in his later years admitted his personal ministry was a failure overall. The whole “one another” emphasis in the Word is a challenge, isn’t it…


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