January

Homosexuality: A Biblical View

“Therefore God gave them over in the sinful desires of their hearts to sexual impurity for the degrading of their bodies with one another. Because of this, God gave them over to shameful lusts. Even their women exchanged natural relations... next...

Princeton Declaration

The Princeton Declaration was widely-circulated at the 205th General Assembly in Orlando. It was developed and written by a group of five Princeton Theological Seminary students in response to the New Brunswick Overture which originated in the... next...

Current Concerns in the Christian Reformed Church in North America

The Christian Reformed Church has been a part of the American ecclesiastical scene for over 135 years. Heirs of the secession (the so-called “afscheiding”) from the established slate church which occurred in the Netherlands in 1834,... next...

The Cutting Edge – Where Principle Meets Practice: Caring

In this issue we are presenting the first installment of a new column called, The Cutting Edge – Where Principle Meets Practice. The purpose is to demonstrate Christian faith in action, to encourage fellow pilgrims on life’s journey... next...

Pilgrims among Pagans Studies from I Peter: Lesson 9 – The Pathway to Blessing for a Pilgrim Community

I Peter 3:8–12 Key Verse: “For the eyes of the LORD are on the righteous, and His ears are open to their prayers; but the face of the LORD is against those who do evil.” I Peter 3:12 These few verses of 1 Peter 3 conclude the... next...

Pilgrims among Pagans Studies from I Peter: Lesson 10 – Confident Evangelism through a Good Conscience

1 Peter 3:13–22 Key Verses: “But sanctify the Lord God in your hearts, and always be ready to give a defense to everyone who asks you a reason for the hope that is in you, with meekness and fear; having a good conscience, that when... next...

Gays, the Courts, and the Military

A federal appeals court, made up of liberal judges appointed by Jimmy Carter, has ruled that the military ban on homosexuals is based on prejudice and serves no legitimate purpose. The court compared the military’s position, that homosexuals... next...

A Lifestyle for Others

One of the most awkward moments my wife and I experienced as missionaries occurred in Sri Lanka when our baggage arrived from America. A dock workers’ strike had prevented our things from arriving for nearly four months, and it meant that... next...

The Bible and the Future: “In the Fullness of Time”

At the close of a previous article outlining the main aspects of the Old Testament’s view of the future, I noted that the Old Testament believer, peering over the immediate present toward the horizon of the future, was anticipating a new... next...

Ministry to the Older Members of the Church (2) – Retirement: Vacation or Vocation?

In the last article, I suggested a variety of ways in which ministry to those in nursing homes could be made more significant, more exciting and more profitable. In this one, I want to direct your thinking to your care of the retirees in the... next...
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