May

Dr. Cornelius Van Til: The Centennial of His Birth

Both Dr. Cornelius (Kees) Van Til and his wife, Rena Klooster; were born in 1895—he in May and she in October. On the occasion of the Van Tils’ eightieth birthday(s), the editor of this journal asked me to write an article to commemorate... next...

Van Til and Apologetics

The name of Cornelius Van Til is inseparable from Reformed, presuppositional apologetics. Due to the importance yet complexity of Van Til's thinking and of the discipline of apologetics in general, I aim to provide in this brief article a few... next...

What is Home Without a Mother?

The title of this article, “What Is Home Without a Mother?,” is the caption of a picture which hung in my grandparent’s home when I was a child. The picture showed a mother and child, depicting tender, motherly love. As a child,... next...

A Plea for Synod 1995 to Follow the Church Order

A number of overtures will be brought to Synod 1995 to open all the offices of the church to women. I hope the delegates to Synod 1995 will carefully weigh the requirements of the Church Order as they consider these overtures. The requirements... next...

Why is The Banner so Negative

In January 1994 John Suk began his tenure as editor of The Banner (the weekly periodkal of the Christian Reformed Church) with an apparent corrunitment to a positive spirit. The format of The Banner was reworked to make it look more contemporary.... next...

Church & World May 1995

Minnesota South Asks Synod to Disenfranchise Churches with Women Elders and Terminate Members from CRC Committees PIPESTONE, Minn. RBPS – Acting on an overture from Luverne (MN) Christian Reformed Church, Classis Minnesota South submitted... next...

Editor’s Response

We should not be deceived by the “softsell” approach of the Neland Avenue overture. The “nuts and bolts” of the overture asks for a change in Church Order Article 3a to open the offices of minister and elder to women—nothing... next...

Pentacost: An Act of God

I would like to look with you at the event of Pentecost as an act of God, described for us in Acts 2. The third Person of the Holy Trinity was poured out upon the church. The church is not a rootless thing. It goes back to the Old Testament,... next...
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