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Pushing Ourselves Forward

Compared to the beloved Heidelberg Catechism, feted in these pages and still recited on death beds, the Belgic Confession is a rather unremarkable Reformed document. The Belgic Confession is like that ordinary, stolid child who has the misfortune of spending…
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Blood on Our Hands

In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God's grace. Ephesians 1:7 On the day after Thanksgiving last year, representatives from the Collegiate Church--the oldest Reformed church in North America--held…
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Porn

Pornography: "porn"--literally meaning prostitute, implying distorted or exploitive; "graphy"--writing, pictures. For a long time, pornography seemed more of a tawdry embarrassment, an ugly rash on the underbelly of society. With the rise of the internet, two lethal ingredients were added:…
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Overshadowed

NOVEMBER 2008: INSIDE OUT by Steve Mathonnet-VanderWell The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you. Luke 1:35 In The Gospel According to Steve, the angel Gabriel comes to Mary to ask…
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Response

My thanks to John Bolt and Jeffrey Sajdak for responding to my friendly nudge in "Reformed Intramurals: What Neo-Calvinists Get Wrong." In addition, my gratitude to Nicholas Wolterstorff for his gracious reply in the February issue of Perspectives. Perhaps I should not be…