Scripture tells me that God, being God, is incapable of lying (Num. 23:9). Jesus Christ more explicitly defines himself as the way, the truth, and the life (Jn. 14:6). There is no access to the Godhead except through him. Scripture is explicit about identifying Jesus Christ with the Godhead, and God as the truth.
It is the sign of an emasculated and effete church that it refuses to confront difficult theological issues, combat pernicious doctrinal heresies, and insists, rather, on attempting to synthesize contrary theological viewpoints.
There are thousands of families across the country who cannot find a good local Reformed church to join. Many have given up on the idea of belonging to a “real” church and have had to be satisfied with conducting weekly worship in their homes.
Christians tend to claim the good life, health, and prosperity that we enjoy in the Christian nations as our natural right. This is the same deadly moral ailment that cut fleshly Israel from the blessings of God.
I have continually expressed concern over the revivalistic fads of both charismaticism (e.g., Toronto Blessing, Holy Laughter revival) and fundamentalism (e.g., the revival held every year at Behemoth Baptist Church down the street).
According to Leo Rosten, "In Eastern Europe, the shadchan [matchmaker] performed a very important social function. Not only did he scour communities for eligible boys and nubile girls; he was the prime source of news/gossip as well to shtetlach [villages] bereft of newspapers, radios, travelers."
In 1973, Reformed believers in Korea and Pakistan recognized their need for training so that they could fulfill the mandate of Matthew 28 in their respective nations. A small, but visionary, group of elders saw the great potential of this unique opportunity: Instead of using conventional…