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The Shepherd’s Staff: A Biblical Plan for Ministry

Long Range Planning If you’ve ever been a member of a Board of Directors for a Christian charitable organization, you know the term “Long Range Planning Committee.” It’s the one committee hardly anyone volunteers to be... next...

Cracking the Code

Biology’s version of the Book of Life is being written, in part, on the 14th through 16th floors of a gleaming medical tower at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. Jeansclad biotechnicians peer at computer screens, poke with... next...

Dark Lord Appears to Reside in Amsterdam. Could it Happen Here?

Many contemporary Christians give little thought to the existence of an individual known variously as Beelzebub, Satan, or simply the Devil. He is often portrayed as a tiny comic character, a red-horned, pointy-taled mini-demon whispering into... next...

PCA Addresses Various Issues

Dr. Morton H. Smith, the first Stated Clerk of the Presbyterian Church in (PCA) and one of the of Greenville (S.C.) Presbyterian Theological Seminary and current Dean, presided over the 28th General Assembly of the PCA at its meeting in Tampa,... next...

Cafeteria Spirituality

From this hour I ordain myself loos’d of limits and imaginary lines, Going where I list, my own master total and absolute. (Walt Whitman, “Song of the Open Road”) Whitman’s vision of ultimate freedom, contemptuous of... next...

Dealing with Our Differences

Perfect harmony among God's people is not to be expected before we get to heaven. There, where all infirmity and all ignorance is over and gone forever, the Lord's people will “see eye-to-eye” on everything. There all mysteries will... next...

America’s Pied Piper: Culture vs. Covenant

Mrs. Groenendyk, in her first article (June, 2000), discussed factors in our culture that are enticements to God's people which draw them away from their covenantal relationship to God. In this article she adds to that discussion and calls readers... next...

Fish-Finders

Modern electronics have made fishing more exciting and productive than ever. For a few hundred dollars or less, fishers can equip themselves with electronic devices that show on a screen the depth and temperature of the water, the shape of the... next...

Censoring the Opposition

The Supreme Court challenge to the Boy Scouts of America and its policy against membership for known homosexuals and the new “civil union” law in Vermont are the latest in a string of advances by gay-rights advocates. They have managed... next...

Pleasing our Father

A sad fact is that many children grow up with a parent who is never satisfied. My own father was a hardcharging, young army officer when my brother was born. Dad was tough and demanding. When I made my appearance into this world eight years... next...
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