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Women Deacons in the RPCNA

29. September 2017

Women Deacons in the RPCNA

A history

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Why Women Deacons?

29. September 2017

Why Women Deacons?

Response to a sister denomination

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Between Punk Rock and a Hard Place

29. September 2017

Between Punk Rock and a Hard Place

A pastor shares how youth’s identity issues are laid aside by Christ

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Elders in the RPCNA

29. September 2017

Elders in the RPCNA

A report on Synod participation in the 21st Century

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Service Doesn’t Stop after Retirement

29. September 2017

Service Doesn’t Stop after Retirement

Rich Johnston’s work for the kingdom

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Mobilizing the Saints for Service

29. September 2017

Mobilizing the Saints for Service

Six ways to encourage volunteers in your church

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Book Reviews

07. August 2017

Book Reviews

Options for a variety of ages

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Do You Write to Prisoners?

07. August 2017

Do You Write to Prisoners?

How those outside can fellowship with those inside

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A Bird’s-Eye View

07. August 2017

A Bird’s-Eye View

Recognizing God’s faithfulness throughout life

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Marijuana and the Church

07. August 2017

Marijuana and the Church

Three pastors discuss the impact of marijuana’s legalization in Colorado

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Highlights of Synod 2017

07. August 2017

Highlights of Synod 2017

Synod summary

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“Am I Going to Die?”

31. May 2017

“Am I Going to Die?”

Testimony

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Synod Preview 2017

31. May 2017

Synod Preview 2017

A Mountain to Climb

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A Site to Help Psalm Singers

31. May 2017

A Site to Help Psalm Singers

Psalter.org multiplies its free resources

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Gratitude for the Work of a Faithful Servant

31. May 2017

Gratitude for the Work of a Faithful Servant

Bill Weir’s retirement celebration

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Of Blogs and Books

31. May 2017

Of Blogs and Books

Keyboards as ministry tools

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RP Mission to Native Americans in Oklahoma

24. May 2017

RP Mission to Native Americans in Oklahoma

A legacy worth remembering

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Into the Wilderness and Back

24. May 2017

Into the Wilderness and Back

Three perspectives

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A Peg in His Holy Place

24. May 2017

A Peg in His Holy Place

At our best, we have a lot to be humble about

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Running the Race

08. March 2017

Running the Race

God’s Timing isn’t Everything, It’s the Only Thing

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Tech, Tweets, and Tattoos

08. March 2017

Tech, Tweets, and Tattoos

Understanding and Using Social Media

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Faithful Plodding in an Event-Driven World

08. March 2017

Faithful Plodding in an Event-Driven World

Geneva group attends March for Life 2017

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Book Reviews

08. March 2017

Book Reviews

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Fifty Million Neighbors

08. March 2017

Fifty Million Neighbors

One teacher’s work in the Northeast’s public schools

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Working Another Type of Field

08. March 2017

Working Another Type of Field

From Tennessee to New England

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Rebuilding the Walls

08. March 2017

Rebuilding the Walls

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India’s Song of Lament for Christ

27. January 2017

Proclaiming freedom to those enslaved to powerless little gods

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Till Now the Lord Has Helped Us

25. January 2017

Till Now the Lord Has Helped Us

The testimony of Derek Baars

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How Should We Use What God Gives?

25. January 2017

How Should We Use What God Gives?

A representative board oversees RPCNA resources

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From Jerusalem to North America

25. January 2017

From Jerusalem to North America

A Biblical Paradigm for Evangelism

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Scotland Reformed

25. January 2017

Scotland Reformed

As we join our fellow Protestants in commemorating the Reformation this year, we rightly look with them to Wittenberg and Geneva. But we also look to Edinburgh. The family of Reformed Presbyterian churches charts its descent from the Reformation in Scotland, where the story begins somewhat later than the rest of Europe. Although the light of the Reformation arrived there later, it would arguably shine there the brightest and the longest.

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John Calvin in Geneva

23. January 2017

John Calvin in Geneva

How the gospel changed a man and a city

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Luther and the Language of the Gospel

23. January 2017

Luther and the Language of the Gospel

It was Luther’s gift for language that helped purify Christian preaching, first for the churches of Europe, then for a great part fo the world, down to our time.

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Book Reviews

02. December 2016

Book Reviews

Religion and Politics in America, Cultivating Biblical Godliness Series, Papa Got it Right!, The Biggest Story, Good and Angry, and The Shoemaker’s Dream

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Hope to a Snoozing, Struggling Sinner

30. November 2016

Hope to a Snoozing, Struggling Sinner

Finding my purpose in fellowship with Christ

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A Crazy Game of Hangman

30. November 2016

A Crazy Game of Hangman

Learning the meaning behind an old Hebrew scroll

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Equipping People for a Changing World

23. November 2016

Equipping People for a Changing World

Interview with Geneva President Dr. Calvin Troup

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Fun to be Around

23. November 2016

Fun to be Around

Mrs. Amy Troup brings a Joyful Servant’s Heart to Geneva College

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A Goat-Raising Professor-Attorney-Coach

16. September 2016

A Goat-Raising Professor-Attorney-Coach

In all things, serving Christ and others

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One Lasting Gift

16. September 2016

One Lasting Gift

The life and legacy of Cecil J. S. MacLaughlin

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An RP Lookalike

16. September 2016

An RP Lookalike

Only one school intersects engineering, biblical convictions, and psalms

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Getting Your Writing Published

14. September 2016

Getting Your Writing Published

Tips for the almost-published

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Into Your Neighbor’s Universe

12. September 2016

Into Your Neighbor’s Universe

Building Understanding Through Worldview Evangelism

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What the Reformed Presbyterian Conference Means to Me

26. August 2016

What the Reformed Presbyterian Conference Means to Me

A personal look into 9 international conferences

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A Godly Heritage

18. July 2016

A Godly Heritage

Christ’s honor was held before us throughout our lives, and His Word was taught to us as the rule for living that…

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Reviews

15. July 2016

Reviews

A film on Knox, plus reviews of Visual Theology, The Ology, Divine Rule Maintained, and My Comfort in Affliction.

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Refuge in Coastal Churches

15. July 2016

Refuge in Coastal Churches

Today’s international refugee crisis creates a situation similar to that faced in 1st Century Jerusalem.

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Entrusted with Tithes and Testimonies

15. July 2016

Entrusted with Tithes and Testimonies

Here are our testimonies, along with those of denominational treasurer Jim McFarland and controller Trevor York.

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A Purpose to It All

15. July 2016

A Purpose to It All

We were in love with Gabrielle before we met her, and she even asked us to adopt her; but she was afraid…

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A Familiar Name and Perfect Timing

15. July 2016

A Familiar Name and Perfect Timing

When I was planning to attend an adoption event, I was surprised to see a familiar name—Michelle Fulk—listed

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20 Years of RP Missions

15. July 2016

20 Years of RP Missions

We grew from one trip in 1996, to two teams in 1997, to three teams in 1998, to a dozen teams by the early 2000s, and to

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Words from Those Who’ve Served

15. July 2016

Words from Those Who’ve Served

These are just few RP missions stories—for more, ask around your own congregation or presbytery.

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Energy and Basic Skills, at Least

15. July 2016

Energy and Basic Skills, at Least

In many ways, missions work is about living with ordinary faithfulness as followers of Christ, regardless of…

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Synod Preview 2016

23. June 2016

Synod Preview 2016

The 2016 Synod is scheduled to be a short one, but the reports and business coming to Synod show that the year has been eventful.

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Synod 1916

20. June 2016

Synod 1916

What happened at Synod 100 years ago, when Woodrow Wilson was president and most delegates traveled by train?

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Synod 1816

15. June 2016

Synod 1816

What was Synod like 200 years ago, when James Madison was president and there were only 10 members of Synod?

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Mobilizing Peace by Piece

26. May 2016

Mobilizing Peace by Piece

An exclusive interview with author Maria Rockhill on her new memoir

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The Kingdom of Heaven in the Middle Kingdom

13. May 2016

The Kingdom of Heaven in the Middle Kingdom

I was challenged to develop a similar understanding of my own American context and to evangelize as boldly and vigorously at home as I saw

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I Was a Stranger

13. May 2016

I Was a Stranger

Remember that friendship is a two-way street. Be willing to let your international friends do something for you.

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Being Welcome Somewhere

13. May 2016

Being Welcome Somewhere

Sometimes you just have pizza, if worse comes to worst. People just like being entertained and feeling like, “I’m welcome somewhere.”

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A Sign to Open the Door

13. May 2016

A Sign to Open the Door

About seven years ago, John Russell proposed the idea of starting ESL classes at the church. Members of the congregation had no idea…

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The Unique Classroom

13. May 2016

The Unique Classroom

There are some Reformed Presbyterians in Texas with some big ideas on proclaiming the truth of the gospel.

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The Relics of a Titus 2 Man

13. May 2016

The Relics of a Titus 2 Man

The paddle hung prominently in Dave’s office and represented the playful spirit of a beloved father, pastor, mentor, and friend who…

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I Feel Like A Miracle

13. May 2016

I Feel Like A Miracle

I am a 54-year-old Christian who is recovering from a life of sin, alcohol, & drug abuse. The reason I am alive today is because God…

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An RP Oasis

13. May 2016

An RP Oasis

Fear of man is a fundamental part of Japanese culture, and that creates overwhelming pressure to prioritize work or school over worship…

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A Light in an Outcast’s Basement

23. March 2016

A Light in an Outcast’s Basement

I prayed one prayer, over and over. It was the wretched plea of a terrible mother, to save her daughter from the future that loomed

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Your Covenant and the New Covenant

02. March 2016

Your Covenant and the New Covenant

Church membership vows summarize what it means to be a Christian, telling you what Christians believe and

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The Church Community

02. March 2016

The Church Community

My relationship to my fellow church members is of huge importance. All of my interactions with them take on

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Sport or Sabbath?

02. March 2016

Sport or Sabbath?

We have to prioritize our commitment to the Lord and keeping His Sabbath. Sports are a useful training ground

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Dr. Watt

01. March 2016

Dr. Watt

From all indications, the students know that Dr. Watt enjoys them, cares about them, and cares

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Book Reviews

29. February 2016

Book Reviews

Knowing Christ, Peace by Piece, Same-Sex Attaraction and the Church, Noah: A Journal of Praise, and Reformed Dogmatics

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RPIC 2016 Conference Preview

04. January 2016

RPIC 2016 Conference Preview

You may be wondering what to expect this July when your minivan, maxi-van, micro-bus, or sedan drives

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The Value of International Conference

04. January 2016

The Value of International Conference

The conference is concentrated time of learning, personal application, and sharing. It is a blessing to be

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Testimonies to Conference Impact

04. January 2016

Testimonies to Conference Impact

Two stories of how RP International charged and changed lives

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The Yellow House

04. January 2016

The Yellow House

We had lost the Yellow House, and with it the hope that a pastor would come. The future of this

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Longing for a Better Country

04. January 2016

Longing for a Better Country

I have had many homes: one comfortable and familiar, one surprising and stretching, one full of heartache

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Graciously Accepting Hospitality

04. January 2016

Graciously Accepting Hospitality

A new column on hospitality, hobbies, and honoring the Lord

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From Formalism to Fruitfulness

04. January 2016

From Formalism to Fruitfulness

Many younger Pakistanis are learning to know and love and serve Jesus Christ Himself and seek biblically

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A New Album of Psalms for Children

04. January 2016

A New Album of Psalms for Children

Designed to encourage little ones to become more familiar with psalms so that they can participate

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Forbidden Meal

02. November 2015

Forbidden Meal

HONORABLE MENTION, poetry

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Abba

02. November 2015

Abba

HONORABLE MENTION, poetry

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A Sestina: My Dad’s Beard

02. November 2015

A Sestina: My Dad’s Beard

HONORABLE MENTION, poetry

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The Voyage of the Bumblebee

02. November 2015

The Voyage of the Bumblebee

THIRD PLACE (tie), creative writing

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The Doctor’s Daughter

02. November 2015

The Doctor’s Daughter

SECOND PLACE, creative writing

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Babel

02. November 2015

Babel

SECOND PLACE, poetry

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The Wind Continues

02. November 2015

The Wind Continues

THIRD PLACE, poetry

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The Christian Crutch

02. November 2015

The Christian Crutch

FIRST PLACE, creative writing

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Sermon Notes for Psalm 8

02. November 2015

Sermon Notes for Psalm 8

FIRST PLACE, poetry

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REmaker Work Conference

02. November 2015

REmaker Work Conference

An innovative event at RPTS combines physical construction with theological instruction

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One Step Forward to Follow the Call

02. November 2015

One Step Forward to Follow the Call

Here was one person who told me that He was the owner of this piece of trash and that He had a purpose for it.

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Nicole & the Dust Bunny

02. November 2015

Nicole & the Dust Bunny

THIRD PLACE (tie), creative writing

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Flourishing at the RP Home

02. November 2015

Flourishing at the RP Home

An abundance of opportunities for fun and fellowship for the RP Home residents, family, employees, and friends.

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What’s New from Crown & Covenant Publications?

11. September 2015

What’s New from Crown & Covenant Publications?

The RPCNA publishing house has been bustling this summer

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To a Generation That Seeks Him

11. September 2015

To a Generation That Seeks Him

Providence worked through seemingly chance things to bring a Christian minister out of an orthodox Jewish family.

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Their Joy in Giving

11. September 2015

Their Joy in Giving

I agreed to try tithing, just for a little while. When she saw that this could not work, she would finally see things my way.

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The Restoration of a Black Metal Christian

11. September 2015

The Restoration of a Black Metal Christian

Within months I tried speed, cocaine, LSD, and was sowing the seeds to reap a colossal harvest of pain and misery.

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More Than My Major

09. September 2015

More Than My Major

“I just love getting poured into,” says Geneva student Kacie Moore

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The Galileo Myth

09. September 2015

The Galileo Myth

Stories that everyone knows often aren’t so

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Wealth, Poverty, and a Big Family

15. July 2015

Wealth, Poverty, and a Big Family

Tom and Rosemarie Mangan didn’t plan any war on poverty. They just love their 10 children, who otherwise might seem

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The Call of a Librarian

15. July 2015

The Call of a Librarian

He hushed people, once. While working on the second floor of the Westminster Seminary

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