Whose responsibility is catechizing? This article explains that the responsibility to catechize lies with parents. It gives biblical grounds to the call to parents to fulfil this task in their parenting.
Should the government be allowed to care for the poor in the church? This article discusses the relationship between the diaconate ministry and the government. It explains that deacons are called to work independent of the government’s help.
One of the means God used to advance the cause of the Reformation was the insistence of the Reformers in calling Christians to exercise private judgment, or to test everything. From 1 Thessalonians 5:21 this article explains the right, duty, and necessity of private judgment. It calls Christians to the duty and necessity of upholding the truth.
Christian education can progress when there is a true commitment from parents and teachers. This commitment calls for sacrifices too. The article explains the commitment needed from parents and teachers for the progress of Christian schools.
Central to knowing the will of God is knowing the Bible. There are three ways God gives us for knowing his will: his commandments, principles, and illustrations. This article explains the importance of these in the search for God’s guidance.
From Deuteronomy 6:6-7 this article explains that child-rearing is best achieved through the working together of family, church, and school. The author explains how the three work together with the family as a foundation for raising children.
What distinguishes a Christian from a non-Christian? Among other things, it is their respective attitudes toward sin. This article explains that a believer has experienced deliverance from sin, and a non-believer still lives in sin. This shapes the outflow of their lives.
Christian education begins at home. This article explains that it is through parenting that seeds of faith are sown, and God uses this education as means to call children to himself. The article explains both the importance of this education and the manner in which parents should carry out this duty.
Education is a significant means God uses to build his church. This article explains this as the conviction of the Reformers, with focus on Martin Luther, showing that education can be used to build or destroy the church.
How should Christians think about leisure time or recreational time? Is there a room for entertainment in the Christian life? This article offers five principles that must govern Christians as they think about these questions.
What is special about the Reformation? This article provides a fourfold purpose in our celebrating of our Reformation heritage. Thereafter it considers one of the five pillars of the Reformation: sola scriptura, or Scripture alone.
How should Christians observe the Lord’s Day? This article considers the scriptural principles governing the observance of the Lord's Day, the relationship between the Lord’s Day and the ministry of the gospel, the Old Testament punishment for desecrating the Lord’s Day, and the implications for believers.