July/August

Baggage, Blame and Burnout

False teaching has crept into the church today and is ruining churches, homes and lives. Even among our Christian and REFORMED circles, “Christianized psychology” is proclaimed to be the answer. Many have been vacuumed up by the... next...

A Study of Worship

The 1997 Synod of the Christian Reformed Church adopted a new study on worship.This study, the product of a committee appointed by Synod 1994, sought to update and supplement the last CRC study on worship completed in 1968. The study is about... next...

Adultery: The Next Moral Domino to Fall

Following the “normalization” of premarital sex, divorce and homosexuality, I have been wondering when and which of the few remaining dominoes dealing with personal morals would fall. It appears the next to go will be adultery. Several... next...

J. Gresham Machen and the Purpose of Reformed Theological Education

In 1929 J. Gresham Machen wrote to his mother, “I hate this whole ecclesiastical business, for my part, with all my soul.” The reason for his discouragement was Machen’s imminent departure from Princeton, New Jersey, to nearby... next...

Christians Must Fight to Preserve Culture

“Ellen” is out and the “culture war” is now in full blown. The homosexual community, Planned Parenthood, much of the media, most of the entertainment industry, a vast array of those wearing judicial robe and the politicians... next...

Eastern Orthodoxy: The What and How of Salvation

Last month the author discussed the Eastern Orthodox lack of emphasis on the guilt imposed on the human race due to Adam’s sin, and the consequent lack of emphasis on the atonement inherent in Christ’s redemptive sacrifice. The What... next...

What About Revelation 20?: The Pre-millennialist Case (I)

No biblical treatment of the subject ofthe millennium can avoid directly addressing the teaching of Revelation 20:1–11, especially verses 1–6.This is the one passage in the Bible which explicitly speaks of the “millennium,”... next...

The Ministry of Mercy, part 2: THE CHURCH AND PUBLIC ASSISTANCE - A CATECHISM

In the last article, I suggested a list of 8 propositions summarizing what Scripture said about the ministry of mercy. It was (and is) my hope that these propositions would find their way to a Deacon’s Meeting table, and prompt careful... next...

Church & World July/August 1997

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — The Presbyterian Church in America (PCA) met at Village Seven Presbyterian Church in Colorado Springs for tis 25th General Assembly meeting June 9–13. This denomination was founded in December of 1973. It separated... next...
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