What should our perspective be toward the idea of a national church? Is reformation in the church of Christ ever to be supported by the sword power of the magistracy? May the church every rise up in warfare? This article examines these questions by looking at the history of the reformation in the Netherlands and the conflict between Spain and the Netherlands.
Who should be responsible for theological training? Should the seminary be under the church or independent? This article lays the biblical ground for a church-controlled seminary, while highlighting the dangers of independent theological training. The author ends by showing the benefits of church-controlled seminaries.