October

Luther and Calvin on Biblical Interpretation

In the early 1520’s Elector Fredrick the Wise commissioned Martin Luther to prepare a homily for each Sunday throughout the year. In one of his homilies for the Christmas season, Luther suggested a somewhat peculiar interpretation of Luke... next...

Berkouwer: Interpreting the Scripture (2): Confessions of a Disciple

Due to space constraints in this issue, we will place a wrap-up editorial on Dr. Berkouwer’s views and their echo in the Christian Reformed Church in the November issue of The Outlook. I have elsewhere referred to Berkouwer as “the... next...

What Homeschoolers and Traditional Schoolers Have in Common

The issue of education has caused a lot of dissension lately, especially in the secular world; but it has even entered our church families with regard to our covenant children. There are those whoare staunch supporters of our Christian day schoolers,... next...

Homeschooling: An Educational Choice (2)

INTRODUCTION In this part of our discussion, I want to share the results of two interviews done with two fine homeschool moms. The names of the the two moms I chose to interview are Cathy Arrick and Joan Buiter. I chose them because I know each... next...

For the Love of His Church

I have chosen to share a few of my thoughts after speaking to the editorswho encouraged me to write this article. In God’s providence I have had the privilege of serving on Christian school boards, as an elder for two terms and at present... next...

Synod and the Republican National Convention

Recently Ted Koppel, TV reporter for ABC news, announced that he was leaving the Republican National Convention and probably would not attend the Democratic Convention because they had become staged media events. It was hard to find an interesting... next...

Abortion’s ‘Silver Bullet’

A Food and Drug Administration (FDA) panel has recommended approval of the drug mifepristone, known as RU486 or the “abortion pill.” Those who want the FDA to approve the drug have so highly politicized the debate that sound medical... next...

Able to Teach: A Requirement for Every Elder!

As I write these words, I am sitting at the computer of a friend in a seminary office where I have been teaching a course in Church Education and Catechetics for the last two weeks. The experience has been most instructive for me as it has,... next...

A Big Tent

The Republican National Convention recently met in San Diego and one of its dominant themes was that the Republican party is a big tent. The convention stressed that the party had room for women and minorities as well as men, for pro-choice... next...

A-Millennialism

Throughout this series of articles on the major millennial views, I have been stressing the fact that there are two major types of views, each of which has two distinguishable expressions. The first two views considered, classical premillennialism... next...
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