What is the impact of colonialism and post-colonialism on mission work? This article argues that colonialism bred dependence, while post-colonialism raised voices for the independence of local churches in mission work. This article discusses the 1970s moratorium on foreign missionaries and foreign aid.
Can the Triune God be used as a model for how men and women should relate? This article evaluates both the egalitarian and the complementarian positions on gender roles. The author shows that within the Trinity there is functional subordination, which flows from existential subordination. Working from this, men and women can be viewed as equal, and yet as having different roles.
This article looks at the relationship between the three parts of the Heidelberg Catechism - sin, deliverance, and gratitude. These three parts form a reformed alternative to the sacrament of penance, which also contains three parts - contrition, confession, and satisfaction. In contrast to the sacrament of penance, the Heidelberg Catechism encompasses the whole life of the Christian.