How can pastors give guidance to young people? This article explains the double image of the good Shepherd and the men of Emmaus to show the kind of guidance that needs to be given to young people. Pastoral guidance needs to come from a pastoral heart, it has to search out the wandering sheep, and it has to protect the youth.
Looking at the time of John Calvin and his works, this article shows how Calvin understood piety to be a life of sacrifice dedicated in its totality to God in response to God's work. This is the secret to godliness.
How does a person become and continue to be a partaker of salvation? This article answers this question by looking at the catechism and confessions. Focus is given to the role of the Holy Spirit and faith, the relationship between the word and Spirit, regeneration, and the marks of spiritual life.
Christians are strangers and sojourners in the world. This article paints four pictures to help the reader understand what it was like for the early church Christians to live as sojourners in this world while they suffered under persecution. The author then applies this to Christians living as pilgrims in today's world.