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The Last Judgment (Blogging the Belgic: Article 37)

We continue our 2017 series examining each of the articles of the Belgic Confession, one of Faith Church’s confessions of faith. It seems appropriate that the final article of the Belgic Confession, Article 37, describes “Last Judgment,” that is what is going to happen at the...

We Are All Missionaries

I grew up in a church where the word missionary provoked feelings of awe and inspiration. We heard reports from individuals from our church who had left the comforts of home to serve in a jungle village in a part of the world most of us had never heard of before. While we sat on our folding...

On Civil Government (Blogging the Belgic: Article 36)

We continue our 2017 series examining each of the articles of the Belgic Confession, one of Faith Church’s confessions of faith. We are told to avoid the topics of religion and politics at dinner parties and social gatherings because of the way these topics can erupt emotions and lead to...

Global Leadership Summit: No Disappointment

When my kids were small, whatever was “now” was the best – best vacation, best pizza, best birthday present. When I stood in the atrium and heard, “This was the best Summit ever,” I wondered if this was true, or just now. As Bill Hybels opened the two-day event...

The Lord's Supper (Blogging the Belgic: Article 35)

We continue our 2017 series examining each of the articles of the Belgic Confession, one of Faith Church’s confessions of faith. Over the years I have found that Christians often spend a lot more time discussing and debating (hopefully in friendly ways) issues related to baptism (who...

The Ravines: Hope for Troubled Marriages

Perhaps you have heard about The Ravines but wanted to know more about what it does and how it is restoring and transforming the world. Here is an article from The Paper that tells us more and also offers a chance to connect to it. “Is our marriage over?” “Where can we go for...

Baptism (Blogging the Belgic: Article 34)

We continue our 2017 series examining each of the articles of the Belgic Confession, one of Faith Church’s confessions of faith. Reflecting what we read in Ephesians 4:4-6, Christians of all traditions confess that there is one hope, one faith, one God, and one baptism, but the...