Articles

Marks of a Healthy Church: Gospel-Shaped

Introduction In the previous installment, I introduced a new series of articles on the marks of a healthy church. Notice healthy. The Belgic Confession already defines the marks of a true church as the following: the pure preaching of the gospel,... next...

Marks of a Healthy Church: Biblically Grounded

Introduction In recent months my wife and I have been thinking a lot about healthy eating. There is no shortage of information on the subject, from Internet blogs and websites to magazines, books, and articles. And everyone seems to have an... next...

Remembering Rev. Arthur Besteman May 23, 1933 – October 1, 2017

“My God shall supply all your needs according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus.” –Philippians 4:19 I first heard of the Rev. Arthur Besteman when I was a seminary student more than thirty years ago. He had a call to... next...

Letters from Inmates Who Receive The Outlook and/or Books from Reformed Fellowship

An inmate who was transferred to another prison facility in the state wrote, I am finally settled in and boy is it hot here. No climate control!! But God is going to use this too for his glory and my good! :) I wanted to let you also know that... next...

Outreach Donor Investments Influence Many Lives

The picture above shows the pastors of the RPCCEE (Reformed Presbyterian Church of Central and Eastern Europe) assembled together for a week of prayer, teaching, and fellowship during which they received books donated by Reformed Fellowship,... next...

Book Review: David Meengs Excelling in Relationships

Everyone is surrounded by relationships. First, and foremost with God, our Creator; then with others including family, friends, fellow workers, and casual acquaintances; and finally, ourselves. David Meengs’s book, Excelling in Relationships,... next...

The Log of Tribalism

Introduction Now that we’ve reached the halfway point in this series of articles, let’s review where we’ve been and where we’re going. Fueled by a desire to be helpful to our confessional and conservative churches, I’ve... next...

Archaeology: Friend or Foe of Biblical History? Out of Egypt and Into the Wilderness

In previous articles, we have looked at how archaeology can be utilized by Christians who affirm the historicity of the Old Testament events. Though many in our day claim that archaeology causes problems for believers, we have asked whether... next...

Chapter and Verse Divisions in the Bible

Where did the chapter and verse divisions in our Bibles come from? When Scripture was originally written, there were no chapter and verse divisions. These man-made additions to our Bibles came much later. It was Stephen Langton, an Archbishop... next...

Archaeology: Friend or Foe of Biblical History? The Archaeology of David’s Kingdom

For many years, though critics questioned the historicity of the patriarchs, the exodus, and the biblical portrait of the settlement of the land of Canaan, the historicity of the monarchy in Israel was more or less assumed. But with the rise... next...
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