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Singing in Jerusalem

“Jesus entered Jerusalem and went to the temple. He looked around at everything, but since it was already late, he went out to Bethany with the Twelve.” —Mark 11:11 Do you ever wonder why the greatest teacher of all time... next...

A Catechism on the Holy Spirit (I)

“Reformed theology has . . . ended up creating a monster of theology that dampens the place of our passion and partnership with God.”1 Jack Hayford, president of the International Church of the Foursquare Gospel, recently spoke these... next...

Why Church Membership Matters

“It’s not a salvation issue,” the saying goes, “so why do Reformed churches make such a big deal about becoming a church member? Isn’t it just a piece of paper? Can’t I get all the same benefits of the church... next...

The Nursery of the Holy Spirit – Welcoming Children in Worship: Book Review

astor Danny Hyde previously wrote Jesus Loves the Little Children: Why We Baptize Children, published by Reformed Fellowship, Inc. In this his latest book, he explains why we should include our children in our worship services. It is a sixty-nine... next...

Bible Study on Mark Lesson 9: Ministry Around the Sea of Galilee Mark 6:30–56

The Bible warns against eating the food of a stingy man. “He is the kind of man who is always thinking about the cost. ‘Eat and drink,’ he says to you, but his heart is not with you” (Prov. 23:6–7). Sadly, many... next...

Bible Study on Mark Lesson 10: Clean and Unclean Mark 7:1–37

In the Old Testament God instituted a distinction between clean and unclean things (Lev. 11). But of what use is this distinction to us today? In Mark 7 Jesus applies this important biblical teaching to His hearers. In no uncertain terms Jesus... next...

Confraternidad Latinoamericana De Inglesias (Conference of Reformed Churches in Latin America)

This past autumn Confraternidad Latinoamericana De Inglesias Reformadas (CLIR) celebrated its twentieth anniversary by hosting the General Assembly of Reformed Churches in Latin America. URCNA missionaries Rev. Bill Green and Rev. Nick Lamme... next...

Choosing Leaders and Casting Lots Today

One of the more significant happenings in the life of a church is the selection of godly men to serve as elders. Elders are an essential part of the local Christian church; it is an apostolic command to appoint men to serve as elders in every... next...

Crumbling Creativity – The Philosophical Implications of The Lego Movie

A master builder crafts a carefully organized cosmos, places people within it, and provides complete instructions for them to live happily. He declares his creation very good—until his creatures begin to challenge his restrictions. When... next...

Christian Zeal

People are zealous about many things in their lives: sports teams, business, politics, family, hobbies, and a whole host of other things. We live in a culture that would have us hide our Christianity, or at least put it on the back burner until... next...
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