INDEX Volume XLIV (1994)

AUTHORS

ADMIRAAL, JAMES
What is coming up at the Christian Reformed Synod 1994?  6:8

BACKUS, KEVIN M.
Superiority of the scriptures in counseling, the  11:9

BELZ, JOEL
Sociology without theology  2:23

BEZUYEN,AL
Sizeable group secedes from Sanborn CRC  11:21

BROUWER, DANIEL
Letter to the editors  8:18
Rebuttal to John Suk's July 4 editorial  11:13

COLSON, CHARLES
Abolition of truth: Schaeffer’s prediction of tyranny in America is coming true, the 5:4

DE JONG, JAMES A.
Letter to the editors (with response)  11:20

DE JONG, PETER
Darkness vs. light (a response to Genius: the lift and science ofRichard Feynman by James Gelick  8:10
Presbyterians on church office  10:15

DE JONG, PETER Y.
Reflections on church union  5:15

DE KOSTER, LESTER
Holtrop’s hypothesis  5:10; 6:14

DEN DULK, C.J.
Fourth “R” of education, the  10:4
Promise Keepers  9:16

DENNISON, JAMES T., Jr.
Downward hermeneutical spiral: the PCUSA—a model of the downward spiral, the  4:12
Hermenuetical downward spiral: women’s ordination, homosexuality and abortion—where are we?  5:7
Hermeneutical downward spiral: women’s ordination, homosexuality and abortion—with a glance at the PC(USA)  3:15

EDDINGS, GREG
Mid-America Reformed Seminary celebrates groundbreaking  10:12
Mid-America’s relocation campaign, the opportunity of a lifetime  2:24

ELLIOTT, EDWIN P., Jr.
Unprecedented decision of Reformed Church in America Synod removes voting rights from two regional classes  9:20

EPPINGA, JACOB D.
Are we ready to decide?  5:23

FIRST CHRISTIAN REFORMED CHURCH, CHINO, CA
Clear model in a confusing time, a  3:11

GERSTNER, JOHN H.
View of the Bible held by the church: Calvin and the Westminster divines  4:6

GODFREY, W. ROBERT
Do we need ministers?  2:12
Fundamentalism and the inerrancy of Scripture  4:3
Martin Luther: the law and the gospel  10:8; 11: 16
No place for truth  6:7
Practical ecumenism  8:4
Synod 1994—encouragements, concerns and opportunities  7:4
Whole counsel of God: courageous Calvinism for a new century, the  8:3
Women in ecclesiastical offices Advisory committee 10-B, Majority report  7:12

GREENWAY, ROGER S.
In defense of intolerance  9:17
Lifestyle-for-others, a  1:14

GROENENDYK, JAN
Old concept in new garb, an  3:3
When God gives people what they want  7:16

HART, DARYL G.
Whatever happened to office?  2:7

HORTON, MICHAEL
Agenda suggestions for Roman Catholic-Evangelical dialogue  9:6

KLOOSTERMAN, NELSON D.
Pilgrims among pagans (Center pull-out sections)  1, 2, 3, 4

MADANY, BASSAM M.
Christian mind, the  11:4
Glory of the impossible, the  6:3
Mine eyes have seen the glory  5:13

MADANY, SHIRLEY W.
Team service for the Lord  6:5

MAURINA, DARRELL TODD
Calvin Bremer declines nomination for CRC General Secretary; Calvin Seminary prof tapped a next choice  4:23
Classis Grand Rapids East of the Christian Reformed denomination expects homosexuality study committee to report to January classis meeting  11:22
Classis Grand Rapids East “refines” July decision to disobey Christian Reformed synodical ban on women elders  10:23
Classis Grand Rapids East votes “in principle” to permit churches to disobey CRC Synod's ban on women elders  7:22
Profile of Westminster Theological Seminary in California, a  9:23
Second woman pastor to serve Christian Reformed Church  9:21
Top Christian Reformed board writes entire CRC membership in response to “negative networking”  3:23
Unprecedented decision of Reformed Church in America Synod removes voting rights from two regional classes  9:20

MULLER, RICHARD A.
Confessing the Reformed faith: our identity in unity and diversity  9:7

MURPHY, PAUL T.
Homosexuality: a Biblical view  1:3
1994 Confessional Conference on egalitarianism  9:15

NEDERHOOD, JOEL H.
Women, the Bible, and the church  2:3

OORD, WYBREN H.
Letter to the editors—response  8:18
Pardon me while I quote you correctly  3:17

PAAUW, DONALD
Rwandan experience, a  10:11

PACKER, JAMES I.
Agenda suggestions for Roman Catholic-Evangelical dialogue  9:6
Initial response to the Suk editorial, an  10:22

PALMER, ELSIE “PETER”
Holocaust and abortion, the  8:15

PASMA, KATHLEEN
Caring  1:12

PLANTINGA, THEODORE
Fighting words  3:18

SIEBRING, AL
Sizeable group secedes from Sanborn CRC  11:21

SITTEMA, JOHN R.
Discipline: prosecution or pastoring?  6:17
Discipline: thoughts on methodology  7:18
Ecumenicity and the local church (II)  10:7
Elder and teacher, the, (I)  11:18
Elders and the sacraments, the  5:21
Membership in the local church: a biblical perspective  8:22
Ministry to the older members of the church (2) retirement: vacation or vocation  1:19
Ministry to the older members of the church (3): more time for service to the king  2:20
Plea for Reformed ecumenicity, a  9:3

THOMAS, CAL
Gays, the courts and the military  1:13
Killing them softly with his song  8:14
Kingdoms in conflict  9:14
RU 486 and soulless technology  7:16
Speaking truth to power  4:15
Stirring in the country, a  5:6

TUININGA, JELLE
International Council of Reformed Churches  2:13

VANDEN HEUVEL, GEOFFREY T.
Report and reaction  2:16

VANDEN HEUVEL, LAURIE
Christmas peace  11:2
“Hello”  7:14
Open letter to the leaders in the CRC, an  8:9
Teaching woman, the  8:13
Window of opportunity  7:3
Women at work: the courageous woman  11:15
Women at work: the praying woman  10:22
Women at work: the trusting woman  9:13

VANDEN HEUVEL, THOMAS
Open letter to the leaders in the CRC, an  8:9
Window of opportunity  7:3

VANDER KAM, HENRY
Importance of Ascension Day, the  5:2

VANDER MEULEN, DERRICK
Thanksgiving or thanksbeing  10:2

VAN TILL, HOWARD J.
Letter to the editors  7:20

VENEMA, CORNELIS P.
“Believing without a doubt all things contained therein”: the Reformed faith and the inerrancy of Scripture  11:10
Bible and the future: “in the fullness of time,” the  1:16
Bible and the future: “the intermediate state,” the  2:17; 3:20; 5:17; 6:19
But she shall be saved through the child-bearing  4:16
Local option: a convenient fiction  6:13
No room on the denominational plane—revisited  8:16
Return of Christ: an event whose time no one knows, the  10:18
Return of Christ: the centerpiece of Biblical expectation  8:19
Return of Christ: the consummating event at the end of the age  9:19
Synod 1994: a further reflection on what it means  9:12
Synod 1994: a genuine turning point or temporary reprieve?  7:6

WOLTERS, LLOYD
PRM International: talking Scriptures for those who must hear  7:17

ZORN, RAYMOND O.
Current concerns in the Christian Reformed Church in North America  1:8

ARTICLES

Abolition of truth, Schaeffer’s prediction of tyranny in America is coming true, the, C. Colson  5:4
Agenda suggestions for Roman Catholic-Evangelical dialogue, M. Horton and J.I. Packer  9:6
Are we ready to decide? J.D. Eppinga  5:23
“Believing without a doubt all things contained therein”: the Reformed faith and the inerrancy of Scripture, C.P. Venema  11:10
Bible and the future: “In the fullness of time,” the, C.P. Venema  1:16
Bible and the future: “the intermediate state” the, C.P. Venema  2:17; 3:20; 5:17; 6:19
But she shall be saved through the child-bearing, C.P. Venema  4:16
Calvin Bremer declines nomination for CRC General Secretary; Calvin Seminary prof tapped a next choice, D.T. Maurina  4:23
Caring, K. Pasma  1:12
Christian mind, the, B.M. Madany  11:4
Christmas peace, L. Vanden Heuvel  11:2
Classis Grand Rapids East of the Christian Reformed denomination expects homosexuality study committee to report to January classis meeting, D. T. Maurina  11:22
Classis Grand Rapids East “refines” July decision to disobey Christian Reformed synodical ban on women elders, D.T. Maurina  10:23
Classis Grand Rapids East votes "in principle" to permit churches to disobey CRC Synod's ban on women elders, D.T. Maurina  7:22
Clear model in a confusing time, a, First Christian Reformed Church  3:11
Confessing the Reformed faith: our identity in unity and diversity, R.A. Muller  9:7
Current concerns in the Christian Reformed Church in North America, R.O. Zorn  1:8
Darkness vs. light (a response to Genius: the life and science of Richard Feynman by James Gelick), P. DeJong  8:10
Discipline: prosecution or pastoring? J.R. Sittema  6:17
Discipline: thoughts on methodology, J.R. Sittema  7:18
Do we need ministers? W R. Godfrey  2:12
Downward hermeneutical spiral: the PCUSA—a model of the downward spiral, the, J.T. Dennison, Jr  4:12
Ecumenicity and the local church (II), J.R. Sittema  10:7
Elder and teacher, the,(I), J.R. Sittema  11:18
Elders and the sacraments, the, J.R. Sittema  5:21
Fighting words, T. Plantinga  3:18
Fourth “R” of education, the, C.J. den Dulk  10:4
Fundamentalism and the inerrancy of Scripture, W.R. Godfrey  4:3
Gays, the courts and the military, C. Thomas  1:13
German conservative calls for reform in Evangelical Church  1:22
Glory of the impossible, the, B. M. Madany  6:3
“Hello...” L. Vanden Heuvel  7:14
Hermeneutical downward spiral: women’s ordination, homosexuality and abortion—where are we? the,  J.T. Dennison, Jr.  5:7
Hermeneutical downward spiral: women’s ordination,
homosexuality and abortion—with a glance at the PC(USA), the, J.T. Dennison, Jr.  3:15
Holocaust and abortion, the, E. “P.” Palmer  8:15
Holtrop’s hypothesis, L. De Koster  5:10; 6:14
Homosexuality: a Biblical view, P.T. Murphy  1:3
House version of defense bill endorses more restrictions on gays in military  1:24
Importance of Ascension Day, the, H. Vander Kam  5:2
In defense of intolerance, R.S. Greenway  9:17
Independent Reformed Church begins in Orange City, Iowa  11:23
Initial response to the Suk editorial, an, J.I. Packer  10:22
International Council of Reformed Churches, J. Tuininga  2:13
Killing them softly with his song, C. Thomas  8:14
Kingdoms in conflict, C. Thomas  9:14
Letterto the editors (with response), J.A. De Jong  11:20
Letter to the editors, D. Brouwer  8:18
Letter to the editors, H.I Van Till  7:20
Letter to the editors—response, W Oord  8:18
Lifestyle-for-Others, a, R.S. Greenway  1:14
Local option: a convenient fiction, C.P. Venema  6:13
Martin Luther: the law and the gospel, W.R. Godfrey  10:8; 11:16
Membership in the local church: a biblical perspective, I R. Sittema  8:22
Mid-America Reformed Seminary celebrates groundbreaking, G. Eddings  10:12
Mid-America's relocation campaign, the opportunity of a lifetime, G. Eddings  2:24
Mine eyes have seen the glory, B.M. Madany  5:13
Ministry to the older members of the church (2)
retirement: vacation or vocation, J.R. Sittema  1:19
Ministry to the older members of the church (3): more time for service to the king, J.R. Sittema 2:20
New ELCA sexuality report endorses homosexuality  1:23
1994 Confessional Conference on egalitarianism, P.T. Murphy  9:15
No place for truth, W.R. Godfrey  6:7
No room on the denominational plane—revisited, C.P. Venema  8:16
Old concept in new garb, an, J. Groenendyk  3:3
Open letter to the leaders in the CRC, an, T. and L. Vanden Heuvel  8:9
PRM International: talking Scriptures for those who must hear, L. Wolters  7:17
Pardon me while I quote you correctly, W.H. Oord  3:17
Pastor fired from a city post files discrimination suit  1:22
Pilgrims among pagans, N. D. Kloosterman (Center pull-out sections)  1, 2, 3, 4
Plea for Reformed ecumenicity, a, J.R. Sittema  9:3
Practical ecumenism, W.R. Godfrey  8:4
Presbyterians on church office, P. De Jong  10:15
Princeton, declaration, a  1:6
Profile of Westminster Theological Seminary in California, a, D.T. Maurina  9:23
Promise Keepers, C.J. den Dulk  9:16
RU 486 and soulless technology, C. Thomas  7:16
Rebuttal to John Suk's July 4 editorial, D. Brouwer  11:13
Reflections on church union, P.Y. De Jong  5:15
Re-imagining conference: what are the facts?  6:23
Report and reaction, G.T. Vanden Heuvel  2:16
Return of Christ: an event whose time no one knows, the, C.P. Venema  10:18
Return of Christ: the centerpiece of Biblical expectation, C.P. Venema  8:19
Return of Christ: the consummating event at the end of the age, C.P. Venema  9:19
Rwandan experience, a, D. Paauw  10:11
Second woman pastor to serve Christian Reformed Church, D.T. Maurina  9:21
Sizeable group secedes from Sanborn CRC, A. Bezuyen and A. Siebring  11:21
Sociology without theology, J. Belz  2:23
Speaking truth to power, C. Thomas  4:15
Stirring in the country, a, C. Thomas  5:6
Superiority of the Scriptures in counseling, the, K.M. Backus  11:9
Synod 1994: a further reflection on what it means, C.P. Venema  9:12
Synod 1994: a genuine turning point or temporary reprieve? C.P. Venema  7:6
Synod 1994: encouragements, concerns and opportunities, W.R. Godfrey  7:4
Teaching woman, the, L. Vanden Heuvel  8:13
Team service for the Lord, S.W. Madany  6:5
Thanksgiving or thanksbeing, D. Vander Meulen  10:2
Top Christian Reformed board writes entire CRC membership in response to “negative networking,” D.T. Maurina  3:23
Unprecedented decision of Reformed Church in America Synod removes voting rights from two regional classes, E.P. Elliott, Jr. and D.T. Maurina  9:20
View of the Bible held by the church: Calvin and the Westminster divines, J.H. Gerstner  4:6
Virginia supreme court overturns voter guide ruling  1:24
What is coming up at the Christian Reformed Synod 1994? J. Admiraal  6:8
Whatever happened to office? D.G. Hart  2:7
When God gives people whatthey want, J. Groenendyk  7:16
Whole counsel of God: courageous Calvinism for a new century, the, W.R. Godfrey  8:3
Window of opportunity, T. and L. Vanden Heuvel  7:3
Women at work: the courageous woman, L. Vanden Heuvel  11:15
Women at work: the praying woman, L. Vanden Heuvel  10:22
Women at work: the trusting woman, L. Vanden Heuvel  9:13
Women in ecclesiastical offices. Advisory Committee 10-B, majority report  7:12
Women, the Bible, and the church, J. Nederhood  2:3

SUBJECTS

ABORTION
Hermenuetical downward spiral: women's ordination, homosexuality and aborrion-where are we? the, J. T. Dennison, Jr  5:7
Holocaust and abortion, the, E. “P.” Palmer  8:15
RU 486 and soulless technology, C. Thomas  7:16
Speaking truth to power, C. Thomas  4:15

ADIAPHORA
Old concept in new garb, an, J. Groenendyk  3:3

AGED
Ministry to the older members of the church (2) retirement: vacation or vocation, J.R. Sittema  1:19
Ministry to the older members of the church (3): more time for service to the king, J. R. Sittema  2:20

ASCENSION DAY-see JESUS CHRIST-ASCENSION

BACK TO GOD HOUR
Glory of the impossible, the, B.M. Madany  6:3
Team service for the Lord, S.W. Madany  6:5

BAPTISM
Elders and the sacraments, the, J.R. Sittema  5:21
“Believing without a doubt all things contained therein”: the Reformed faith and the inerrancy of Scripture, C.P. Venema  11:10
Downward hermeneutical spiral: the PCUSAa model of the downward spirial, the, J. T. Dennison, Jr  4:12
Fundamentalism and the inerrancy of Scripture, W.R. Godfrey  4:3
Hermeneutical downward spiral: women’s ordination, homosexuality and abortion—where are we? the, J.T. Dennison, Jr  5:7
Hermeneutical downward spiral: women’s ordination, homosexuality and abortion—with a glance at the PC(USA), the, J. T. Dennison, Jr  3:15
Initial response to the Suk editorial, an, J. I. Packer  10:22
Rebuttal to John Suk’s July 4 editorial, D. Brouwer  11:13
View of the Bible held by the church: Calvin and the Westminster divines, the, J. H. Gerstner  4:6

BOLSEC, HIERONYMUS HERMES
Holtrop’s hypothesis, L. De Koster  5:10; 6:14

CALVIN, JOHN
Holtrop's hypothesis, L. De Koster  5:10; 6:14
View of the Bible held by the church: Calvin and the Westminster divines, the, J.H. Gerstner  4:6

CALVIN COLLEGE AND SEMINARY
Letter to the editors (with response), J.A. De Jong  11:20
Letter to the editors, D. Brouwer  8:18
Letter to the editors—response, W. Oord  8:18

CALVINISM-see REFORMED FAITH CATECmSM
Elder and teacher, the, (I), J.R. Sittema  11:18

CHRISTIAN AND POLITICS
Kingdoms in conflict, C. Thomas  9:14

CHRISTIAN EDUCATION
Fourth “R” of education, the, C.J. den Dulk  10:14

CHRISTIAN HOME AND FAMILY
Women at work: the courageous woman, L. Vanden Heuvel  11:15

CHRISTIAN LIVING
Caring, K. Pasma  1:12

CHRISTIAN REFORMED CHURCH
Are we ready to decide? J. D. Eppinga  5:23
“Believing without a doubt all things contained therein”: the Reformed faith and the inerrancy of Scripture, C.P. Venema  11:10
Calvin Bremer declines nomination for CRC General Secretary; Calvin Seminary prof tapped a next choice, D.T. Maurina  4:23
Classis Grand Rapids East of the Christian Reformed denomination expects homosexuality study committee to report to January classis meeting, D. T. Maurina  11:22
Classis Grand Rapids East “refines” July decision to disobey Christian Reformed synodical ban on women elders, D.T. Maurina  10:23
Classis Grand Rapids East votes uin principle" to permit
churches to disobey CRC Synod’s ban on women elders, D.T. Maurina  7:22
Clear model in a confusing time, a, First Christian Reformed Church, Chino, CA  3:11
Current concerns in the Christian Reformed Church in North America, R.O. Zorn  1:8
Fundamentalism and the inerrancy of Scripture, W.R. Godfrey  4:3
“Hello...” L. Vanden Heuvel  7:14
Independent Reformed Church begins in Orange City, Iowa  11:23
Initial response to the Suk editorial,an, J.I. Packer  10:22
Letter to the editors (with response), J. A. De Jong  11:20
Letter to the editors, D. Brouwer  8:18
Letter to the editors, H. J.Van Till  7:20
Letter to the editors—response, W. Oord ... 8:18
No room on the denominational plane revisited, C. P. Venema  8:16
Old concept in new garb, an, J. Groenendyk  3:3
Open letter to the leaders in the CRC, an, T. and L. Vanden Heuvel  8:9
Pardon me while I quote you correctly, W.H. Oord  3:17
Rebuttal to John Suk’s July 4 editorial, D. Brouwer  11:13
Report and reaction, G.T. Vanden Heuvel  2:16
Second woman pastor to serve Christian Reformed Church, D. T. Maurina  9:21
Sizeable group secedes from Sanborn CRC, A. Bezuyen and A. Siebring  11:21
Top Christian Reformed board writes entire CRC membership in response to “negative networking,” D.T. Maurina  3:23 
Whatever happened to office? D.G. Hart  2:7
When God gives people what they want, J. Groenendyk  7:16
Window of opportunity, T. and L. Vanden Heuvel  7:3
Women, the Bible, and the church, J. H. Nederhood  2:3

CHRISTIAN REFORMED CHURCH SYNOD
“Hello ...” L. Vanden Heuvel  7:14
Local option: a convenient fiction, C.P. Venema  6:13
Synod 1994: a further reflection on what it means, C.P. Venema  9:12
Synod 1994: a genuine turning point or temporary reprieve? C.P. Venema  7:6
Synod 1994: encouragements, concerns and opportunities, W. R. Godfrey  7:4
What is coming up at the Christian Reformed Synod 1994? J. Admiraal  6:8
When God gives people what they want, J. Groenendyk  7:16
Window of opportunity, T. and L. Vanden Heuvel  7:3
Women in ecclesiastical offices. Advisory Committee 10-B, Majority report, W. R. Godfrey  7:12

CHRISTIAN WORLDVIEW
Christian mind, the, B.M. Madany  11:4

CHURCH EDUCATION
Elder and teacher, the, (I), J.R. Sittema  11:18

CHURCH – GERMANY
German conservative calls for reform in Evangelical Church  1:22

CHURCH MEMBERSHIP
Membership in the local church: a biblical perspective, J.R. Sittema  8:22

CHURCH ORDER/POLITY
Local option: a convenient fiction, C.P. Venema  6:13
Membership in the local church: a biblical perspective, J.R. Sittema  8:22

CHURCH UNITY
Reflections on church union, P.Y. De Jong  5:15

CONFESSIONAL CONFERENCE
1994 Confessional Conference on egalitarianism, P.T. Murphy  9:15

COUNSELING
Superiority of the Scriptures in counseling, the, K.M. Backus  11:9

CREATION
Letter to the editors, H.J. Van Till  7:20
Old concept in new garb, an, J. Groenendyk  3:3

DISCIPLINE
Discipline: prosecution or pastoring? J.R. Sittema  6: 17
Discipline: thoughts on methodology, J.R. Sittema  7:18

ECCLESIASTICAL OFFICE AND ORDINATION
Presbyterians on church office, P. De Jong  10:15

ECUMENISM
Agenda suggestions for Roman Catholic-Evangelical dialogue, M. Horton and J.I. Packer  9:6
Ecumenicity and the local church, (II), J.R. Sittema  10:7
In defense of intolerance, R.S. Greenway  9:17
Plea for Reformed ecumenicity, a, J.R. Sittema  9:3
Practical ecumenism, W.R. Godfrey  8:4

EDUCATION
Fighting words, T. Plantinga  3:18

EGALITARIANISM
1994 Confessional Conference on egalitarianism, P.T. Murphy  9:15

ELDERS
Discipline: prosecution or pastoring? J.R. Sittema  6:17
Discipline: thoughts on methodology, J.R. Sittema  7:18
Elder and teacher, the,(I), J.R. Sittema  11:18
Elders and the sacraments, the, J.R. Sittema  5:21
Membership in the local church: a biblical perspective, J.R. Sittema  8:22

ELDERS AND DEACONS
Ecumenicity and the local church (II), J.R. Sittema  10:7
Ministry to the older members of the church (2): retirement: vacation or vocation, J.R. Sittema  1:19
Ministty to the older members of the church (3): more time for service to the king, J.R. Sittema  2:20
Whatever happened to office? D.G. Hart  2:7

EUTHANASIA
Killing them softly with his song, C. Thomas  8:14

EVANGELICALISM
Agenda suggestions for Roman Catholic-Evangelical dialogue, M. Horton and J.I. Packer  9:6
Mine eyes have seen the glory, B.M. Madany  5:13
No place for truth, W.R. Godfrey  6:7

EVANGELISM
Lifestyle-for-others, a, R.S. Greenway  1:14

EVOLUTION, EVOLUTIONISM
Letter to the editors, H.J. Van Till  7:20
Old concept in new garb,an, J. Groenendyk  3:3

FEMINISM
1994 Confessional Conference on egalitarianism, P.T. Murphy  9:15
Re-imagining conference: what are the facts?  6:23
Women, the Bible, and the church, J.H. Nederhood  2:3

FUNDAMENTALISM
Fundamentalism and the inerrancy of Scripture, W.R. Godfrey  4:3
Mine eyes have seen the glory, B.M. Madany  5:13

GOSPEL, THE
Martin Luther: the law and the gospel, W.R. Godfrey  10: 8; 11:16

HERMENEUTICS-see BIBLE HOMOSEXUALITY
Classis Grand Rapids East of the Christian Reformed denomination expects homosexuality study committee to report to January c1assis meenting, D.T. Maurina  11:22
Gays, the courts and the military, C. Thomas  1:13
Homosexuality: a biblical view, P. T. Murphy  1:3
House version of defense bill endorses more restrictions on gays in military  1:24
New ELCA sexuality report endorses homosexuality  1:23
Pastor fired from city post files discrimination suit  1:22
Princeton declaration, a  1:6

INDEPENDENT REFORMED CHURCHES
Independent Reformed Church begins in Orange City, Iowa  11:23
Reflections on church union, P. Y. De Jong  5:15
Sizeable group secedes from Sanborn CRC, A. Bezuyen and A. Siebring  11:21

INERRANCY – see BIBLE INTERMEDIATE STATE
Bible and the future: “the intermediate state,” the, C.P. Venema  2:17; 3:20; 5:17; 6:19

INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL OF REFORMED CHURCHES
International Council of Reformed Churches, J. Tuininga  2:13

ISLAM
Glory of the impossible, the, B.M. Madany  6:3
Team service for the Lord, S.W. Madany  6:5

JESUS CHRIST
Sociology without theology, J. Belz  2:23

JESUS CHRIST– ASCENSION
Importance of Ascension Day, the, H. Vander Kam  5:2

JESUS CHRIST – BIRTH
Christmas peace, L. Vanden Heuvel  11:2

JESUS CHRIST – RETURN
Bible and the future: “In the fullness of time,” the, C.P. Venema  1:16
Return of Christ: an event whose time no one knows, the, C.P. Venema  10:18
Return of Christ: the centerpiece of Biblical expectation, C.P. Venema  8:19
Return of Christ: the consummating event at the end of the age, C.P. Venema  9:19

LAST THINGS
Bible and the future: “In the fullness of time,” the, C.P. Venema  1:16
Bible and the future: “the intermediate state,” the, C.P. Venema  2:17; 3:20; 5:17; 6:19
Return of Christ: an event whose time no one knows, the, C.P. Venema  10:18
Return of Christ: the centerpiece of Biblical expectation, C.P. Venema  8:19
Return of Christ: the consummating event at the end of the age, C.P. Venema  9:19

LAW
Martin Luther: the law and the gospel, W.R. Godfrey  10:8; 11:16

LORD’S SUPPER
Elders and the sacraments, the, J.R. Sittema  5:21

LUTHER, MARTIN
Martin Luther: the law and the gospel, W.R. Godfrey  10:8; 11:16

LUTHERAN CHURCH
New ELCA sexuality report endorses homosexuality  1:23

MADANY, BASSAM M.
Team service for the Lord, S.W. Madany  6:5

MEANS OF GRACE
Elders and the sacraments, the, J.R. Sittema  5:21

MEDITATIONS
Christmas peace, L. Vanden Heuvel  11:2
Teaching woman, the, L. Vanden Heuvel  8:3
Women at work: the courageous woman, L. Vanden Heuvel  11:15
Women at work: the praying woman, L. Vanden Heuvel  10:22
Women at work: the trusting woman, L. Vanden Heuvel  9:13

MID-AMERICA REFORMED SEMINARY
Mid-America Reformed Seminary celebrates groundbreaking, G. Eddings  10:12
Mid-America’s relocation campaign, the opportunity of a lifetime, G. Eddings  2:24
No room on the denominational plane—revisited, C.P. Venema  8:16

MINISTRY
Do we need ministers? W.R. Godfrey  2:12

MISSIONS
Christian mind, the, B.M. Madany  11:4
Glory of the impossible, the, B.M. Madany  6:3
In defense of intolerance, R.S. Greenway  9:17
Lifestyle-for-others, a, R.S. Greenway  1:14
Rwandan experience, a, D. Paauw  10:11
Team service for the Lord, S.W. Madany  6:5

OFFICE
Presbyterians on church office, P. De Jong  10:15
Whatever happened to office? D.G. Hart  2:7

PASTORAL WORK
Discipline: prosecution or pastoring? J.R. Sittema  6: 17
Ministry to the older members of the church (2) retirement: vacation or vocation, J.R. Sittema  1:19
Ministry to the older members of the church (3): more time for service to the king, J.R. Sittema  2:10

PETER, I
Pilgrims among pagans, N.D. Kloosterman (Center pull-out sections)  1, 2, 3, 4

POLITICS – CHRISTIAN VIEW OF
Kingdoms in conflict, C. Thomas  9:14
Stirring in the country, a, C. Thomas  5:6

PORTABLE RECORDING MINISTRIES
PRM International: talking Scripture for those who must hear, L. Wolters  7:17

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
Presbyterians on church office, P. De Jong  10:15

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (USA)
Downward hermeneutical spiral: the PCUSA—a model of the downward spiral, the, J.T. Dennison, Jr  4:12
Hermeneutical downward spiral: women’s ordination, homosexuality and abortion—with a glance at the PC(USA), the, J.T. Dennison, Jr.  3:15
Re-imagining conference: what are the facts?  6:23

PROMISE KEEPERS
Promise Keepers, C.J. den Dulk  6:19

REFORMATION, REFORMATION DAY
Martin Luther: the law and the gospel, W.R. Godfrey  10:8; 11:16

REFORMED CHURCH IN AMERICA
Unprecedented decision of Reformed Church in America Synod removes voting rights from two regional classes, E.P. Elliott, Jr. and D.T. Maurina  9:20

REFORMED FAITH
“Believing without a doubt all things contained therein”: the Reformed faith and the inerrancy of Scripture, C.P. Venema  1:10
Confessing the Reformed faith: our identity in unity and diversity, R.A. Muller  9:7
Plea for Reformed ecumenicity, a, J.R. Sittema  9:3
Whole counsel of God: courageous Calvinism for a new century, the, W.R. Godfrey  8:3

RESURRECTION OF THE BODY
Bible and the future: “the intermediate state,” the, C.P. Venema  2:17; 3:20; 5:17;6:19

ROMAN CATHOLICISM
Agenda suggestions for Roman Catholic-Evangelical dialogue, M. Horton and J.I. Packer  9:6

RWANDA
Rwandan experience, a, D. Paauw  10:11

SCIENCE – CHRISTIAN VIEW OF
Darkness vs. light (a response to Genius: the life and science of Richard Feynman by James Gelick), P. De Jong  8:10

STUDY OUTLINES
Pilgrims among pagans, N.D. Kloosterman (Center pull-out sections)  1, 2, 3, 4

THANKSGIVING DAY
Thanksgiving or thanksbeing, D. Vander Meulen  10:2

TRUTH
Abolition of truth: Schaeffer’s prediction of tyranny in America is coming true, the, C. Colson  5:4
No place for truth, W.R. Godfrey  6:7

WESTMINSTER ASSEMBLY
View of the Bible held by the church: Calvin and the Westminster divines, the, J.H. Gerstner  4:6

WESTMINSTER THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY
Profile of Westminster Theological Seminary in California, a, D.T. Maurina  9:23
Whole counsel of God: courageous Calvinism for a new century, the, W.R. Godfrey  8:3

WOMEN
But she shall be saved through the child-bearing, C.P. Venema  4:16
Women at work: the courageous woman, L. Vanden Heuvel  11:15

WOMEN IN ECCLESIASTICAL OFFICE
Are we ready to decide? J.D. Eppinga  5:23
But she shall be saved through the child-bearing, C.P. Venema  4:16
Classis Grand Rapids East “refines” July decision to disobey Christian Reformed synodical ban on women elders, D.T. Maurina  10:23
Classis Grand Rapids East votes “in principle” to permit churches to disobey CRC Synod’s ban on women elders  7:22
Downward hermeneutical spiral: the PCUSA—a model of the downward spiral, the, J.T. Dennison, Jr  4:12
Hermeneutical downward spiral: women’s ordination, homosexuality and abortion—where are we? the, J.T. Dennison, Jr.  5:7
Hermeneutical downward spiral: women’s ordination, homosexuality and abortion—with a glance at the PC(USA), the, J.T. Dennison, Jr  3:15
Local option: a convenient fiction, C.P. Venema  6:13
Second woman pastor to serve Christian Reformed Church, D.T. Maurina  9:21
Whatever happened to office? D.G. Hart  2:7
Women in ecclesiastical offices. Advisory committee 10-B, majority report, W.R. Godfrey  7:12
Women, the Bible, and the church, J.H. Nederhood  2:3

WOMEN – ROLE OF
Teaching woman, the, L. Vanden Heuvel  8:13
Women at work: the praying woman, L. Vanden Heuvel  10:22
Women at work: the trusting woman, L. Vanden Heuvel  9:13

BOOK REVIEWS
Brown, Mark R, ed:Order in offices: essays defining the roles of church officers (P. De Jong)  10:15
Dawn, Marva J.: Sexual character: beyond technique to intimacy (T. Vanden Heuvel)  8:23
Gelick, James: Genius: the life and science of Richard Feynman (P. De Jong)  8:10
Holtrop, Philip C.: The Bolsec controversy on predestination, from 155 I to 1555 (L. De Koster)  5:10; 6:14
Mcllhenny, Chuck and Donna, and Frank York: When the wicked seize a city (T. Vanden Heuvel)  1:21
Williamson, G.I.: The Heidelberg Catechism: a study guide (P.T. Murphy)  11:24
Van Dam, Cornelius, ed: The challenge of church union (P.Y. De Jong)  5:15
Wells, David: No place for truth, or whatever happened to evangelical theology (W.R. Godfrey)  6:7

SCRIPTURE REFERENCES
Exodus 2:1–10 — 9:13
Judges 4:1–9, 23–24 — 11:15
I Samuel 1:9–20 — 10:22
I Timothy 2:15 — 4:16
II Timothy 1:5; 3:12–15 — 8:13

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