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Hold Your Applause: Sound theology is sometimes as simple as good manners

When I first met her she was a spirited feisty young teenager. I supposed she was born that way. When she was eight years old, her family attended a conference where her father was one of the speakers. One evening there was a musical program... next...

Music in the Church (III): Make Melody in Your Heart

The apostle Paul urged the New Testament church to “make melody in our hearts to the Lord” (Ephesians 5:19). So far in our visits together we have centered our attention upon the structure and appropriateness of the texts and tunes... next...

Who Will Teach “Reach Doc”?

Sometime during the Christian School convention that was held some time ago, someone, I don’t recall who, asked the above question and thereby stirred up a rather animated set of responses. The question was, who is teaching Reformed doctrine... next...

The Hungarian Reformed Church after the “Black Death” of Communism

Having recently participated in a week-long theological conference in Hungary, I had the unique opportunity of interviewing five prominent Reformed Christian ministers about our beloved “Kalvinista Zion.” In my humble opinion, it... next...

Building Men of God (2)

Last month, I wrote to you about building men of God. I promised to show you a plan of action that you could use to develop servant-leaders, men of godly character and keen Biblical minds, husbands who know how to love their wives, pastoral... next...

Israel and the Church: Evaluating Despensationalism (II)

In an earlier summary of the millennial view known as dispensationalism, I noted that one of the principal tenets of this view is the strict separation drawn between God’s earthly people, Israel, and His heavenly people, the church. It... next...

Church & World

“GREATER SCRIPTURE AVAILABILITY’ GOAL OF MERGING MINISTRIES PRM International and Audio Scriptures-International merge to form Audio Scripture Ministries to foster increased audio Scripture production and distribution around the... next...

Evangelism Revisited

What is the Goal of Evangelism? Some hold that the goal, purpose, chief end of evangelism is the conversion of the lost. No doubt, we have here a truly noble sentiment and one worthy of contemplation. If the goal of evangelism is the apparent... next...

The Two Essentials for Pastoral Labor (1)

I have been thinking a lot, in recent days, about the Christian ministry. I wrote an earlier Update (Vol. 5, No. 3, 1996) on the subject of divine call to the ministry. I can’t seem to get a growing concern for pastoral integrity out of... next...

God Wants Me to be Happy Doesn’t He?

I was sitting in her kitchen having a Coke. She was an attractive woman and the parent of a pretty little girl. She was also another sad product of the “Me” generation who had overdosed on the road to “self-fullfillment.”... next...
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