April

Church & World April 1997

QUITO, Ecuador (EP) — Guiquita Waewae, leader of the small band of Waodani tribespeople who killed five missionaries on January 8, 1956, died on Feb. 11 in Ecuador’s Amazonian jungle. He was 80. Waewae led his people to leave their... next...

Book Review: In the Face of God

IN THE FACE OF GOD by Michael Horton. Dallas, TX: Word Pub., 1996. Pp xvi + 241. $18.99. Reviewed by Steven Van Eck. Michael Horton tackles the topic of spirituality with the vigor approaching a Luther tacking his 95 Theses on Wittenburg’s... next...

The Hermeneutic of ‘Literalism’: Evaluating Dispensationalism (III)

One of the characteristic features of dispensationalism is its insistence upon a “literal” reading of the Bible. In the history of dispensationalism, many of its advocates have alleged that alternative millennial views reflect a... next...

Evita and Our Culture

The movie Evita opened in theaters in Argentina in February. Several theaters were attacked and a variety of protests were mounted. The critics of the movie were not objecting to the moral life of Madonna, the movie’s star, or to the artistic... next...

The Elder & Bible Knowledge

Jennifer and Bill had been married for a few years. Their fights had become intense in recent months, their “happy times” fewer and of shorter duration. They’d been attending your church that entire time. Their background had... next...

Who is Selwa Roosevelt?

Three weeks ago, Selwa Roosevelt, who was Ronald Reagan’s chief of protocol and is now described as a “Washington journalist” (she did cover Embassy Row parties 20 years ago), wrote a column for The Washington Post. In it she... next...

Calvin’s Antidote: Humanity’s arrogance meets the majesty of God

John Calvin’s Institutes of the Christian Religion was published in Geneva, Switzerland, in 1536. In our modern age, when some Christians go around saying that God is love (that’s true) but seem embarrassed about Hisother attributes... next...

The Toronto Blessing

Melbourne, Australia, has just had a number of experiences which only reinforce the fact that we have a tremendous privilege in simple, reverent worship and Christ-centered preaching based on proper exposition of Scripture. You will recall the... next...

Music in the Church (V): “Handmaids” of the Gospel

In our discussions of music in the church, we have seen the fundamental importance of congregational singing mirrored in its divine provision and divine preservation. Today we focus upon a segment of the congregation which assists the congregation... next...

Worship Fitting for Sound Doctrine

This article was an address delivered at Chapel, January 28, 1997, Westminster Theological Seminary (PA). Text: Titus 2 (NASV) The word “celebrate” has fallen on hard times these days. Here I am I referring specifically to the use... next...
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