06 What is the Nashville Statement? by Hermina Dykxhoorn
Rising up against militant feminism is The Nashville Statement . Dykxhoorn presents her opinions regarding the timely declaration for biblical values..
18 Rev. Besteman: “Among the Best of Men” by Glenda Mathes
“May God raise up godly men to follow in the servant footsteps of this humble and loving leader.” Mathes shares why..
19 Fallout: No to Combined Theological Faculty by John Elliot
Special report from the Netherlands church scene on the sudden pullout of the Christian Reformed Churches from negotiations to merge their seminary with that of the Liberated Reformed Churches.
REFORMATION 500 FEATURES
10 Sola Gratia? Not Yet by H. David Schuringa
While we have treasured Sola Gratia for 500 years, the author describes how a counter-cultural response to a mass murder evidences how much we have yet to learn in living it.
12 Book Excerpt from Katharina, Katharina by Christine Farenhorst
Christine shares an excerpt from here newly released book that sheds light upon the intriguing life and story of Katharina Schütz Zell.
16 Q&A: Reformation today: What’s needed?
Dr. Dennis Johnson from Westminster, Prof. Barrett Gritters from the PR Seminary, as well as Rev. Steve Jeffrey, a minister from London, England, answer this question: Reformation today: What’s needed? Name one thing, and why it is pressing.
20 Review: Hidden Treasures: Reformation riches by Gerry Wisz
“I love Dave and Maureen and hope we can remain friends after he reads this review, as I love the church, warts and all.".
05 Church Theology In-Formation
Boomer hypocrites, covenant missiles, Puritans and Pharisees, feminism and Islam, Reformed believers in slavery and letting your light burn, as well as shine—all from current, sister publications.
22 Now Thank We All Our God by Marian Van Til
CR worldview music-scholar shows how good music, especially since the Reformation, inspires thanksgiving and how thanksgiving inspires good music—all to the glory of God.
28 The Camp at Valdz Creek by Norm Bomer
Norm shows how “placer mining” (ever hear of it?) contains valuable secrets on how Christian Worldview living can become more precious than gold.
38 Balance by D. Alan Stares
“One of the big mistakes made by young people, that continues to be made by adults, is to think of the management of multiple demands on our time as juggling. Juggling is not the same as balance . . . .”
24 Why Did Sheela Have to Die? (Series, Part 1) by Christo Heibeerg
With the Bible’s comprehensive influence in the development of Western Civilization, PCA minister, Heiberg, shows how it has uniquely stimulated the virtue of compassion.
26 Dementia, Dignity and God’s Glory by John Dunlop
An M.D., explains how even dementia serves to glorify God according to his sovereign purposes.
32 Crossing Over: Sister Maryann’s Story by Bassam Madany
From CR's Mid-East correspondent: "Arecent ‘Daring Question” program hosted by Brother Rachid,” reports Bassam Madany, involved an interview with a young Egyptian lady who had ‘crossed over. to the Christian faith.”
A small taste, with tons more, in this issue of Christian Renewal Magazine!