This article looks at the question if there is two or three offices in the church. The author discusses the relation between the task of the minister and the elder, and focuses on the preacher as minister of the Word, the administration of the sacraments and the blessing in the worship service. 1 Timothy 5:17 is also discussed in this article.
This article is on how the dawning of a new millennium was viewed through the ages. It shows how people through the ages tried to predict the return of Jesus Christ, and how that influenced their world view. It looks at our calendar from Christian point of view.
The standard approach to preaching has always been the explanation and application of Scripture. This article discusses new homiletics, a new approach to preaching. The author discusses the role of the preacher in these two methods, and draws conclusions about which method is better.
The author discusses a view of baptism from a 19th century tract. This tract looks at baptism and the revealed and hidden will of God, covenant and the view of the church, and the relation of faith and baptism.
This article is about the task of the church with regards to mission work and about modern perspectives on mission. Mission as witness or dialogue is discussed, as well as the missio Dei. The author also mentions mission work through mission deputies.