December

Overjoyed Gentiles Worship the Child

“When they saw the star, they rejoiced with exceedingly great joy.” Matthew 2:10 The entire Old Testament breathes out an expectancy concerning the Messiah who is to come. The anticipation of Scripture is intense for the coming of... next...

Music in the Church (I): Accommodation or Discrimination

There was a time when articles on “church music” would be automatically bypassed by most laymen of the church because such a topic seemed to lie outside the area of their interest or understanding. But times have changed. Many laymen... next...

Churches Entertain, but are They Christian?

Picture the scene with me. You're seated with a friend who has invited you to join her at a church that she says is “nothing like you’ve ever been to before.” You’re skeptical and a bit nervous, not knowing what to expect.... next...

Reformation & Preaching

WHAT IS PREACHING? Surely one of the greatest needs of OUf time is the recovery of true, Biblical, effective preaching. Almost everywhere I hear remedies, but few strike me as addressing the real need. Some suggestions are imbalanced. These... next...

Lessons from Haggai (#10): Haggai 2:21–22

“...I will shake the heavens and tile earth. I will overturn royal thrones and shatter the power of the foreign kingdoms. I will overthrow chariots and their drivers; horses and their riders will fall...” Haggai 2:21–22 Awful,... next...

Here I Am Lord, Send Me...But Not There

A familiar childhood prayer closes with these words, “If I should die before I wake, I pray Thee, Lord, my soul to take.” Now consider this modification: “If I should die before I live, I ask, O Lord, what then?” One... next...

The Evolution of the Pope

Pope John Paul II, who courageously stood against the tyranny of Soviet communism, has succumbed in his declining years to the tyranny of evolutionary scientists who claim we are related to monkeys. However the Catholic Church spins this one,... next...

The Jesus Seminar

Twice per year over the last decade, a group of 75 self-appointed Bible scholars have gotten together in “The Jesus Seminar” to discuss what can be known about the man called Jesus of Nazareth. Co-chaired by retired University of... next...

A Bridge Too Far

Just which god was Mr. Clinton asking to bless America? The Democratic convention’s centrist sound gave people what they wanted to hear, but confirmed a dismal trend in Western civilization. Behind the dulling rhetoric about families and... next...

Pastoring Promise Keepers

In the last couple of years, I have, like most readers of The Outlook, watched with fascination the Promise Keepers movement. I have stood in amazement at an organization that gathers 50 to 60 thousand men together for 16 hours on a weekend... next...
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