December 22, 2016

Where is the Holy Bride Today?

It came as a bit of a shock, although not a great surprise, to hear a leading Reformed minister say recently that he did not have a proper doctrine of the church for most of his ministry. We have witnessed […]
November 12, 2016

The Ministry of the Burning Heart

It is not so long ago that in almost every church service we would hear the opening words, “Let us worship God”, or, “Let us unite in the public worship of God”. When it came to the public reading of […]
October 8, 2016

What has happened to Soul Exercise?

The question of bodily exercise is dominating life in our society today. It is a constant theme in the media in the light of the growing problem of obesity and certain diseases. We are bombarded with prescriptions for healthy eating […]
August 13, 2016

Renewing the Centre of Christianity

Church activity is spread over an ever-widening field today. We have national churches of a mixed nature, traditional churches, charismatic groups, house churches and fellowships. Happenings in churches that get into the news are mainly about decline in membership, abandoning […]
June 14, 2016

Is the Voice of God being Heard?

There are ultimately only two voices in the world – the voice of truth and the voice of the lie. We can trace the origin of the great divide back to the Garden of Eden. God is the God of […]
April 23, 2016

Does the Church need Repentance?

We noticed recently a leading religious commentator acknowledging that the West will collapse without a Christian revival. There is no doubt that we are in the midst of a rapid moral decay. He went on to say that the West […]
February 26, 2016

Bring Back the Law in Evangelism

As we consider the state of the church today there is much to discourage us. We think of the conformity to the spirit of the world, the lack of depth in Christian experience, the absence of heart religion, the paucity […]
January 12, 2016

Reversing the Trend in Modern Worship

The conflict over worship today manifests itself in what have been called ‘the worship wars’. In many church buildings you witness a platform with a plethora of musical instruments. If you check out the order of service you will find […]
November 2, 2015

A Casket without a Jewel

Daniel Baker (1791-1857) of Georgia was one of the outstanding evangelists of the Presbyterian Church in America. Late in his life, Baker wrote a letter to one of his sons, a young minister, answering the question as to why God […]