January-February

Job Cries Out

“Then Job replied: ‘How can a mortal be righteous before God? If only there were someone to arbitrate between us, to lay his hand upon us both, someone to remove God’s rod from me, so that his terror would frighten me no more.... next...

The Trouble with Ministers (3)

More than two decades ago, I took a call to a conservative church. At the first consistory meeting, an elder commented, “At last we have a minister who is willing to stand up for what he believes.” After numerous letters to the board... next...

Martin Luther, the Ottoman Turks, and the Siege of Vienna

The Ottoman Empire was the most powerful country in the world in the sixteenth century. The Ottoman state began in the fourteenth century, ever expanding, conquering by holy war in the name of Allah. It crushed the Byzantine Empire, capturing... next...

Christ’s Kingship in All of Life Butchers, Bakers, and Candlestick Makers in the Service of Christ (1)1

Some years ago I received a questionnaire from the Christian academy I attended while a teenager in northern California. Like many schools, my alma mater was interested in maintaining contact with its alumni and ascertaining what they were doing... next...

Book Reviews January/February 2015

In Six Days God Created: Refuting the Framework and Figurative Views of the Days of Creation. By Paulin Bédard Xulon Press, 2013 Paperback, 252 pages ISBN 9781625092991 We often hear of our sister churches in Quebec, the Eglise Reformee... next...

Martin Luther, the Ottoman Turks, and the Siege of Vienna

The Ottoman Empire was the most powerful country in the world in the sixteenth century. The Ottoman state began in the fourteenth century, ever expanding, conquering by holy war in the name of Allah. It crushed the Byzantine Empire, capturing... next...

NAPARC Churches Reformed Church in the United States (RCUS)

While Reformed Christians from the Netherlands came to America and brought their faith with them beginning in the later seventeenth century, there was also a great influx of Reformed Christians immigrating from Germany in the early eighteenth... next...

NAPARC Churches: Presbyterian Reformed Church (PRC)

The Presbyterian Reformed Church might easily be confused with the Reformed Presbyterian Church of North America because of some similarity in name. The Reformed Presbyterian Church of North America (RPCNA) will be featured at a later time.... next...

A Sophomore’s Reflections on College

Do you plan to go to college? If you’re in high school, your search for the place to continue your education has likely already begun. Maybe you’ve already visited a few campuses and experienced the typical sales pitches from tour... next...

The Next Generation: Church Lessons from Chick-fil-A

Introduction It all started when I was an eighteen-year-old freshman at Covenant College in Lookout Mountain, Georgia. I was on the soccer team, which meant frequent bus trips and food courts. On one such Saturday, as we traveled deeper into... next...
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