October

Contemporary Worship and the User-Friendly God (1)

Probably no issue has captured the imagination of Christian Reformed churches in recent years like “contemporary worship.” The topic is debated by home missions’ strategis ts and intellectuals at the seminaries. Some people... next...

Time for Reformation in the CRC

REFORMED CHRISTIANITY IS BIBLICAL CHRISTIANITY After more than thirty years of studying the Bible and church history, I am more convinced of the truth of the above statement than ever. The Biblical faithfulness of Reformed Christianity is not... next...

Having It Both Ways in Bejing

There is much to praise in Hillary Rodham Clinton’s blunt remarks to the U.N. women’s conference in Beijing. Her gutsy defense of human rights was a proper and welcome affirmation of the core values of the United States. To have... next...

The Storytellers’ Convention (A Critical Evaluation of the 1995 ICS Family Conference)

Storytelling is a fine art form, whether the storytelling consists of retelling the circumstances and actions of an actual event as in history or journalism, or whether the individual has created a plot, a set of characters and a series of events... next...

What’s the Connection?

In the Spring 1994 Forum, Dr. Neal Plantinga discussed the concern that a church which approves women’s ordination is also more likely to approve gay sex. Plantinga denied any link between the two issues. He said that those who warn of... next...

OBE – Bane or Blessing?

If you want to start a lively debate, one sure way to do so is to make a statement about Outcomes-Based Education, “OBE” for short. During the last few years the clash of opinions on this issue has been heard loud and long in many... next...

The Signs of the Times: Apostacy (VI)

In the Old Testament prophecy of Jeremiah, there is a remarkable account of Jeremiah prophesying God’s judgment upon the city of Jerusalem and the “court of the Lord’s house.” What is so striking about this prophecy is... next...

Family Visiting: Suggested Themes for Member Visiting

Several years ago, a group of elders asked me to help them out prior to a series of visits they were planning to make to individuals and families in their responsibility district. The specific help they were looking for was not an unusual request.... next...

Church & World October 1995

Successful Premier Kyrie Convention Centers on Lordship of Christ A resounding success-that is an apt description of the Kyrie ‘95 youth convention held July 10–13 at Kettunen Center in Tustin, Ml. Over 160 people (120 young people,... next...
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