Resources on Lent

Resources on Lent

Every year around this time, Reformed Pastors are asked, “Why doesn’t your church offer lenten services?” While our answer is simple enough — “Because we have no scriptural warrant to do so” — we understand that this answer...
What’s so wrong with Halloween?

What’s so wrong with Halloween?

Question: “I was recently surprised to discover that some of the people in my church disapprove of Halloween. Why is this? What’s so wrong with Halloween?” Answer: Some Christians object to the observance of Halloween because they find the historical...
Judge Not?

Judge Not?

Question: What did Jesus mean when he told us not to judge others in Matthew 7:1? The first portion of these verses is one of those passages of Scripture, which we must be careful not to strain beyond its proper meaning. It is frequently abused and misapplied, by the...
What is Theonomy?

What is Theonomy?

Question: I have occasionally heard the word “Theonomy” used in conversations at church. What does that word mean? Answer: Since there are many different opinions of “Theonomy” in the church, I thought it would be most fair to allow one of the...
Why on Sunday?

Why on Sunday?

This question can be embarrassing, can’t it? Why do you worship on Sunday? Doesn’t the Bible say that the seventh day is the time God consecrated for his people? Where does the Bible say that Christians should sanctify the first day of the week, rather...
What is Presbyterianism?

What is Presbyterianism?

At the root of Presbyterianism is a view of the Word of God that controls its every expression. Presbyterianism unfolds from this central idea as a flower from a bud; it emanates as ripples from the splash of a stone tossed into a pond. This germ of Presbyterianism is...