n Koers : Bulletin for Christian Scholarship = Koers : Bulletin vir Christelike Wetenskap - On evolution, sciences, anaesthetics ...
Purpose in the living world? Creation and emergent evolution, Jacob Klapwijk : reviews

Volume 74, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 0023-270X
  • E-ISSN: 2304-8557



While reading Klapwijk's book I recalled an episode reported to me by the late Rev. Deon Kempff, a well-known pastor and theologian in Potchefstroom. He was laying in a theatre-bed, before an operation. After a while the doctor appeared and started injecting him with anaesthetic. In that moment the old pastor recognised behind the mouth-mask of the doctor, the same person (a Pentecostal believer) with whom he was exchanging letters on the topic of the gifts of the Holy Spirit. Only three or four seconds were left to him before falling into Morpheus' arms. Nevertheless the old pastor managed to send a message : "... don't forget to reply to my last letter on the spiritual gifts"!

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