Articles

Higher Education and the Harvest of Righteousness

“Not many of you should become teachers, my brothers,” said the apostle James, “for you know that we who teach will be judged with greater strictness.” (James 3:1, English Standard Version) In college, I marveled at... next...

Remnant

In 1951, Reformed Fellowship was organized to unite like-minded Christians for the positive and militant defense of the Reformed faith. This was motivated out of alarm for a shift being observed in teachings and developments within the church.... next...

Turning the Reformed Church Outward

The Great Commission Jesus issued to the church involves making disciples of all nations. It’s clear from the book of Acts that the disciples engaged this mandate chiefly through preaching and the subsequent establishment of churches.... next...

In Memoriam: Mrs. Genevieve Piersma

Mrs. Genevieve Piersma, the wife of the late Rev. John H. Piersma, was called home to glory on May 31, 2008, at the age of 91 years. The funeral service was held at 10:30 a.m. on June 5, 2008, in Covenant Reformed Church in Pella, IA. Rev.... next...

Orthodusty?

“Tradition. Without our traditions, our lives would be as shaky as . . . as a fiddler on the roof.” So said Tevye, the father of five daughters, in the 1964 musical Fiddler on the Roof, about his attempts to maintain his Jewish religious... next...

Turning the Reformed Church Outward Cultivating an Accessible Community

North America today is home to some fascinating cultural shifts. As in Europe, there’s been a surge of populism generated by a distrust of the liberal establishment not simply in politics but in the academy and in entertainment as well.... next...

The Dead Will Rise

“Do you believe that, after you die, your physical body will be resurrected someday?” When asked that question a few years ago only 36 percent of a large survey group answered yes. By contrast, 63 percent were “absolutely certain... next...

In a Few WORDS

This issue comes to our readers as we enter the months of May and June. What a wonderful time of the year this is, at least in our northern hemisphere! After a cold winter and a teasing early spring that tested our patience for warmth, we at... next...

The Armor of God: Your Defense Against Satan

When a pastor looks out over his congregation, he should see not only sheep who follow their shepherd but also soldiers who follow their captain. The devil, though, wants the preacher to see his people merely through his physical eyes. He wants... next...

The Armor of God: The Call to Arms Against Satan

In Ephesians 6, Paul preaches the necessity of Christians being strong in Christ against Satan (v. 10). We call this “spiritual warfare.” That might sound to some of us downright charismatic or Pentecostal! But make no mistake... next...
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