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The Teaching Father

My father would frequently address a situation with a Friesian saying. Roughly translated, his favorite one seemed to be, “If it can’t be done the way it has to be done, it has to be done the way it can be done.” Since I grew... next...

Behold Your Mother!: The Legacy of Jesus’ Love for Moms

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to have a perfect child? Can you imagine a child who never threw selfish tantrums or scowled at the meal you set before him? Can you conceive of a kid who never left his room trashed after he was... next...

Turning Our Eyes to the Heavens: Christ’s Resurrection and Ascension

The familiar words of the Apostles’ Creed have embedded themselves in the minds of many Christians: “The third day He rose again from the dead; He ascended into heaven, and sitteth at the right hand of God the Father Almighty.”... next...

I Will Praise You in This Storm

On Monday afternoon around 4:00, a tornado 200 to 300 yards wide tore down Beech Ridge Road in Beaufort County, North Carolina, a peaceful rural road where I spent the latter part of my youth and still consider home. My family and I moved into... next...

Bible Studies on Romans Lesson 34: Paul’s Pictorial Directory Romans 16

I n the final chapter of Romans, Paul extends Christian greetings to his friends in Rome. After his greeting, Timothy, fellow worker with Paul, extends his greetings. Paul’s mention of almost thirty people in the church that he had not... next...

NAPARC Churches Continued Heritage Reformed Congregations (HRC) Korean American Presbyterian Church (KAPC)

Heritage Reformed Congregations (HRC) History Although the Heritage Reformed Congregations have only recently been officially incorporated, their historical roots can be traced back 125 years to the original incorporation of the Christian Reformed... next...

Synod 2014 (Visalia) Provisional Agenda Highlights And Comments

Introduction: This review of the 372 page agenda of the upcoming Synod is designed to drill down into the significant matters of Synod. There is a lot of content in the Agenda that serves as background material or helps to flesh out the discussion.... next...

Does God Command Genocide?

In one of his debates, now-deceased atheist Christopher Hitchens said that if God existed, the God of the Old Testament was unworthy of the name God. Why? Because, according to Hitchens and so many other critics and skeptics, the God depicted... next...

Destination of Believers at Death

The question, “What happens to our souls when we die?” is one which often has concerned believers when their loved ones have died. Where are our souls after death? This subject has also received the attention of theologians for centuries.... next...

Zwingli’s Theocracy

Huldrych Zwingli (1484–1531) was the first of the Reformed theologians. He was born on New Year’s Day 1484, a little more than seven weeks after the birth of Martin Luther. He is remembered primarily for his reforming work as the... next...
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