What We Believe: Concomitants of the Second Advent: The Resurrection of the Body (I)

With this article in our series on the Bible's teaching regarding the future, we take up a new and final subject. As I noted in my introduction to this series, the Bible’s teaching about the future may be divided into two broad areas,... next...

Church & World: Nurse Who Witnessed Partial-Birth Abortion Now Travels Nation to Condemn the Practice

ST. PAUL, Minn. (EP) — Nurse Brenda Pratt Shafer opened some eyes last year on Capitol Hill. Her eyewitness account of partial-birth abortion convinced even some normally pro-choice lawmakers to vote to ban the procedure. Now, Shafer travels... next...

Book Review: The Psalter

It is no surprise that Psalm singing is in serious decline in Reformed and Presbyterian churches today, With some notable exceptions. These churches have traditionally been involved with singing the 150 Psalms along with good sturdy hymns. There... next...

Intemational Conference of Reformed Churches (ICRC) Meets in South Korea

There have been significant shifts away from liberalism in the Reformed family of churches this century. But the approach of a new millennium signals a reaching out across the globe, of Reformed denominations for greater unity in edification... next...

Readers Respond

In the September issue of The Outlook, contributing editor, Dr. W. Robert Godfrey, wrote an article entitled “A Reformed Dream” in which he expressed a call to unity between Reformed denominations. He proposed that the Reformed denominations... next...

Reflections of A Great Church

The institutional church of which I am a part, all too often doesn’t look anything like what Jesus portrayed, and that’s part of the reason so many folks end up “church damaged.” But occasionally you find a faithful picture... next...

Evolutionary Morals

At the “Human Rights Campaign” dinner for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered people, President Clinton said moral law is evolving. “We’re redefining in practical terms the immutable ideas that have guided us,”... next...

The Holy Spirit’s Preparation for the Coming of Christ (VII)

If God is gracious in giving His Church revival. the manifestation of such will be according to His Word. In the ministry of Jesus, the Scripture describes how the Holy Spirit works. By way of implication, we can discern principles for spiritual... next...

The Shepherd’s Staff: Thoughts and Observations on Singles’ Ministry

Single people. who are they? Obviously, we must not lump singles together into anyone large mass, as they are as different and divergent as “married people” are. Some singles are just out of high school, holding their first real... next...

Melanchthon at 500

1997 marks the 500th anniversary of the birth of Philip Melanchthon. Philip was Luther’s right-hand man, trusted and loved by Luther. He was 14 years younger than Luther, but was with him from the beginning in the reforming work that Luther... next...
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