This article discusses the situation of the churches in the Netherlands from about 1560. It looks at the life and teachings of Arminius, the path leading to the Synod of Dort (1618-19) and the decisions of the Synod of Dort.
This article gives a short overview of the life of Franciscus Gomarus (1563-1602), by looking at his early life and education, his ministry, his professorship and his defence of the gospel against Arminius.
Jim Elliot was part of five missionaries who went to bring the gospel to the Auca Indians in Ecuador in the 20th Century. They were killed for their work and mission, but the Lord used it to inspire many more people to become missionaries.
One of the most important reformers is Ulrich Zwingli. This article discusses his education, his preaching and some of his reforms in the church. The basis of his reforms was a systematic study and preaching of the New Testament.
The death of Christ is not the only circumcision our Lord Jesus underwent. He was also circumcised on the eight day like the Lord commanded Abraham in the Old Testament. This article looks at the meaning of circumcision, and how Christ underwent the circumcision as a representative of his people.
This article discusses the reason for prayer and what that means for its role in pastoral care and counselling. It reflects on what prayer communicates about your beliefs, what you need to pray for, and how you may pray.