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The Elephant-Sized Hole

08. March 2017

For every elephant in the room, is there an elephant-sized hole somewhere?

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What Is a Lutheran?

23. January 2017

What Is a Lutheran?

When Reformation celebrations betray our own need for reformation

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A High Calling for Higher Education

02. December 2016

A High Calling for Higher Education

Geneva College’s new president has a lifetime of preparation

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A Covenanter Ghost Town

30. November 2016

A Covenanter Ghost Town

How should RPs think of these old places?

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Mediatorial Kingship for the Middle-Aged Carpenter & Me

14. September 2016

Mediatorial Kingship for the Middle-Aged Carpenter & Me

Many Christians stumble in thinking that Christ is mediator over the church but not over the world. This simply isn’t the case.

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Life with a View

14. September 2016

Life with a View

How does life look from your mind’s eye?

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Vote Outside Your Polling Place

12. September 2016

Vote Outside Your Polling Place

What if there was a way to judge the candidates and change the world?

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Overcoming Synod’s Catch-22

15. July 2016

Overcoming Synod’s Catch-22

Why does it matter how many ruling elders attend? Assuring that congregations are well represented at the highest court

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Here and There, But Not Everywhere

13. May 2016

Here and There, But Not Everywhere

As the weather warms there are opportunities to work outside the office walls and to see more of our readers and customers.

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Three New Things

04. January 2016

Three New Things

A new look for this magazine, and more

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How Does Excellence Happen?

02. November 2015

How Does Excellence Happen?

Affirm the gifts we see around us, the giftedness in people, and encourage them to greater heights and to continue to use their gifts with joy.

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When I Consider the Heavens

11. September 2015

When I Consider the Heavens

The recent detailed photos of Pluto inspire awe. For believers, they propel us to praise.

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Unity in Action

15. July 2015

Unity in Action

Historic it is; impulsive it is not.” Rev. Jamie Hunt, moderator of the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church, used those words to describe the concurrent Synod

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Not Without Prayer and Fasting

06. May 2015

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Persecution Is Complicated

06. March 2015

Persecution Is Complicated

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Son of a Country Preacher

05. January 2015

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In Darkness, the Psalms Shine

05. November 2014

In Darkness, the Psalms Shine

Becoming equipped to live for Christ in a hostile world is of inestimable value, for youth or adults. Psalms hold an important place in that preparation, made as they are for all seasons of life and addressing all sorts of situations and feelings.

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The World Needs a King

17. September 2014

The World Needs a King

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East of Eden

01. August 2014

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Viewpoint: Kenneth G. Smith

21. June 2014

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Education Is Never Neutral (Viewpoint)

01. March 2014

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Believing Your Own Tweets (Viewpoint)

01. February 2014

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The Top 10 Editorials of All Time

01. October 2013

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The Dust Bowl and the Fish Bowl

01. July 2013

The Dust Bowl and the Fish Bowl

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The Amazing, Shrinking RP Church

01. May 2013

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How to Be a King

01. March 2013

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Fear of Failure

31. January 2013

Viewpoint Jan./Feb. 2013

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Lessons of Life and Death

01. November 2012

Lessons of Life and Death

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Beyond Family Size

26. September 2012

Beyond Family Size

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Why are you a Reformed Presbyterian?

30. July 2012

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Time for a New Plan

01. June 2012

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View Point

13. April 2012

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When Your Work Doesn’t Matter

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The Mileposts of Life

01. January 2012

The Mileposts of Life

I had never heard of the Reformed Presbyterian Church until I placed Geneva College on my list of prospective schools. In God’s providence I chose Geneva, and three of my four roommates were RPs.

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The Small-Church Attitude

01. December 2011

When you talk about the makeup of the RPCNA, you have to talk about small congregations. The great majority of our congregations are small:

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Welcoming a New Editor, Changes Ahead, Stories Wanted

01. November 2011

Several years ago we set out on a long devotional journey.

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Sick of Facebook?

01. October 2011

I’m not a Facebook liberal. I don’t believe that Facebook will save the world. I don’t believe you have to join the 800 million users on Facebook to be somebody.

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Things You Don’t Miss

01. September 2011

We all know people who are good public speakers and teachers.

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Glimpsing the Future of the RP Church

01. August 2011

As a veteran of 25 years of Synod meetings, I suppose I can no longer consider myself one of the younger guys at Synod.

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The Day of Precious Things

01. July 2011

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Hurdles to Psalm Singing

01. June 2011

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The Gospel According to Trump

01. May 2011

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Christ Rules There; We Serve There

01. March 2011

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No Need for Speed

01. January 2011

No Need for Speed

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Flanking Maneuvers

16. December 2010

Flanking Maneuvers

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Practicing for Heaven

01. November 2010

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How to Take Dominion

01. October 2010

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Roast Yourself for Lunch, For a Change

01. September 2010

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Giving to the Least Deserving

01. August 2010

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Synod Sensations

01. July 2010

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A Father’s Arm

01. June 2010

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Getting on the Right Side of Conflict

01. May 2010

Viewpoint, May 2010

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This is Personal

01. April 2010

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This Is Personal

18. March 2010

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A Sensitive Subject

01. February 2010

Viewpoint, Feb. 2010

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Leaving the Light On

01. January 2010

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Viewpoint: Now and Then

23. December 2009

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Viewpoint: An Irish Blessing

28. November 2009

Viewpoint: An Irish Blessing

Dr. J. Renwick Wright, pastor and professor

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The G-20 Summit from Ground Level

18. October 2009

The G-20 Summit from Ground Level

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Facebook and the Face of Christ

29. September 2009

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Those Who Don’t Learn from History

11. August 2009

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Presbyterian Comfort

01. July 2009

I find it fascinating to hear people’s first impressions of a Synod meeting.

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Awaiting Our New Psalter

02. June 2009

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Reversing the Stream

05. May 2009

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“Be Generous”

22. March 2009

“Be Generous”

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Seeking a Better Way

09. February 2009

Seeking a Better Way

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A Year of Milestones

01. January 2009

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Change for Whose Sake?

05. December 2008

Change for Whose Sake?

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PETA and the Professor

21. November 2008

PETA and the Professor

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Standing Out from the Crowd

08. October 2008

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Extremist RPs

09. September 2008

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RPI Retrospective

08. August 2008

RPI Retrospective

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In Your Work, Give Specific Thanks

08. July 2008

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Stories of Providential Grace

08. June 2008

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Twin Towers of Siloam

08. May 2008

Twin Towers of Siloam

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Encouragement, Not Entertainment

08. March 2008

Encouragement, Not Entertainment

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The Road to Understanding

02. February 2008

The Road to Understanding

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Bulhorns and Light Bulbs

01. January 2008

Bulhorns and Light Bulbs

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Singing with Jesus

08. December 2007

Singing with Jesus

When I was a child, I thought like a child. Sadly, I can’t remember wondering what Jesus sang when He was on earth. The Bible version I used said that at the conclusion of the Last Supper Jesus sang a hymn. I suppose at some point I heard a preacher say that the hymn was one of the Psalms, but to my discredit the thought never registered with me.

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I Accept Your Challenge

01. November 2007

I don’t have to see them. I don’t have to know their names. I don’t have to know anything about them. But I know that when I get to work with them, I’m going to feel privileged to have the opportunity.

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Fiery Trials

01. July 2007

Fiery Trials

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Land of Opportunity

06. June 2007

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The Greater Condemnation

01. May 2007

The Greater Condemnation

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The Way You See It

05. March 2007

The Way You See It

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One Hundred Fifty or Bust

01. February 2007

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The W Factor

01. January 2007

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A Shooting Near Paradise

01. November 2006

A Shooting Near Paradise

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My One Phone Call

01. October 2006

My One Phone Call

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That Other Cultural Sin

09. September 2006

That Other Cultural Sin

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Following Up

01. July 2006

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Small Congregations Get a Big Bullhorn

01. June 2006

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The Editor’s Agenda

01. May 2006

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A Google of Grace

01. February 2006

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A Note to You

01. January 2006

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08. December 2005

God’s Will in Kokomo

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06. November 2005

The View from Out There

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03. October 2005

Fellowship of the Folding Chairs

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01. September 2005

Emergency Preparedness

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Failure or Victory?

08. August 2005

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Not My Gift, But Thine

05. July 2005

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Discovering Evangelicals

01. June 2005

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