September

Pagan Spirituality

The Great American Revolution The Red Coats stole your taxes but the “no-coat Hippies” have stolen your soul. In other words, the most radical American Revolution took place not in 1776, but in the last generation of the twentieth... next...

Will Feminism Win?

Will the Feminists Win? From the pulpit of New York City’s First Presbyterian Church on May 22, 1922, Dr. Harry Emerson Fosdick preached a sermon entitled, “Shall the Fundamentalists Win?” This sermon became a well-known part... next...

What’s To Happen Next?

I was driving back to Lexington from Georgia. The traffic was horrible as all the spring break escapees were returning to the prisons of routine. As I watched thousands pass by, I silently wondered, “How many of these people really understand... next...

Old Fishing Boats

When I was a teenager, I reconditioned a number of old fishing boats. They were wooden boats, made by hand before World War II. They had been discarded by previous owners who considered them too old and leaky to fix up. In some cases, the former... next...

The Genome Map: A Potentially Frightening New World

Who does not rejoice at the prospect of diseases cured and defective genes repaired now that the genetic code has been cracked? Still —as we’ve seen from the beginning of time, when Cain killed Abel, to modem times, when humans still... next...

What We Believe: The Doctrine of Justification (V) – Can a Lonely Faith Justify? The Teaching of James

“What use is it, my brethren, if a man says he has faith, but he has no works? Can that faith save him? Ifa brother or sister is without clothing and in need of daily food, and one ofyou says to them, (Go in peace, be warmed and be filled,'... next...

In Spirit & Truth: James Montgomery Boice 1938–2000

On June 23, 2000 a memorial service was held at Tenth Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Philadelphia for its pastor, James Montgomery Boice, who had died eight days earlier as the result of an aggressive form of liver cancer. He was 61 years old.... next...

The Shepherd’s Staff: A Biblical Plan for Ministry

Long Range Planning If you’ve ever been a member of a Board of Directors for a Christian charitable organization, you know the term “Long Range Planning Committee.” It’s the one committee hardly anyone volunteers to be... next...

Cracking the Code

Biology’s version of the Book of Life is being written, in part, on the 14th through 16th floors of a gleaming medical tower at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. Jeansclad biotechnicians peer at computer screens, poke with... next...

Dark Lord Appears to Reside in Amsterdam. Could it Happen Here?

Many contemporary Christians give little thought to the existence of an individual known variously as Beelzebub, Satan, or simply the Devil. He is often portrayed as a tiny comic character, a red-horned, pointy-taled mini-demon whispering into... next...
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