June

The Truth Will Set You Free!

How we love freedom! I’ve learned to appreciate my own freedom through voluntary preaching in a local county jail. Going to the jail, leading worship services, encouraging the irunates and preaching God’s Word is always a joy. However,... next...

Prison Ministry Holds a Solid Reformed Position

Christian Education for Prisoners Crossroad Bible Institute has its origins in the command of Christ to go and make disciples. Our effort to reach prisoners with the gospel was producing significant response from prison to prison. However, Christ’s... next...

“As for Me and My Household, We Will...”

Father, as head of your home, how. are you completing the above title for your family? Every home is making an ending to this title in one way or another, consciously or unconsciously. Today the title is being completed in many different ways.... next...

Agenda for Synod 1995

The Synod of the Christian Reformed Church is scheduled to meet June 13–23 at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Delegates from 46 classes will meet during those days to deliberate and decide on matters pertaining to the denomination’s... next...

Letter to the Editors

In response to last month’s article by Rev. Daniel Brouwer and with respect to Article 29, the phrase “settled and binding” does not mean that an issue—any issue—is “settled and binding” forever. Any... next...

Dan Brouwer Responds

OPTION OR OBLIGATION? Article 29 implies that the assemblies have a responsibility to reconsider their decisions when they are legitimately challenged — “they shall be considered settled and binding, unless....” Article 31... next...

Women at Work: The Liberated Woman

Bible Reading: Proverbs 31:10–31 Her children rise up and bless her; her husband also, and he praises her...Provers 31:28 (NASV) The role of a woman in society is a subject which fills countless pages of books and magazines today. Noisy... next...

Homosexuality and the “Slippery Slope” Argument Revisited

During the protracted dispute within the Christian Reformed Church over the subject of the ordination of women to church office, opponents of women’s ordination have often been accused of misapplying the “slippery slope” argument.... next...

Why Prohibit Same-Sex Unions?

In the March, April and May 1994 issues ofThe Outlook, writer James Dennison traced the “downward hermeneutical spiral” in the now liberal Presbyterian Church (PCUSA). with the current trends in the Reformed community. There are... next...

Smoking: A Pastoral Blind Spot

There it was, right in the Minutes: “Consistory decided, by motion, that the church would provide pipe tobacco for the Elders and Deacons for use during the meetings. It was also decided not to provide cigars, due to cost and widely differing... next...
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