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The Blameless Young Man

The Blameless Young Man Jeremy Helms   We use the term “gift” in many ways today. We may say that a high school student is “gifted” at playing basketball. What we mean to say is that he plays basketball well. Or we may say that a musician is “gifted” at playing his instrument when we […]

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Book Review: Masculine Mandate: God’s Calling to Men Derek Kuiper   The Masculine Mandate: God’s Calling to Men, by Richard D. Phillips. Sanford, FL: Reformation Trust Publishing. Pp. xi + 220. $12.53 (softcover).   What is your mandate as a man? Is it to spend endless amounts of time on your electronic devices? Is it […]

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The Call to the Ministry Rev. Stephan Regnerus   Our churches need more ministers. Synod 2019 expressed an urgent need for more seminary students; pastors regularly pray for more ministers; godly fathers encourage their sons to consider whether God has called them to become a preacher. The need for more ministers has been well documented, […]

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Devotionals March 8 – April 7, 2020

Devotionals March 8 – April 7, 2020 Ben Laning   March 8—Read 1 John 4 We’re going through a novel in school called …And Now Miguel. It’s about a boy who wants to prove to his shepherding family that he’s man enough to go with the men into the Sangre de Cristo Mountains to care […]

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Issue at Hand, March 2020

The Issue at Hand, March 2020 Ryan Kregel   If you are a young man, you probably fit into one of three categories of men. Man #1: You are a big, bad, brazen, beer-drinking individual. You are the cool kid at school. Weaker boys fear you. You have no problem with cutting them down with […]

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Characteristics of a Godly Man

Characteristics of a Godly Man Jon Van Overloop   A man’s man is real tough He avoids what’s just fluff Occasionally has to be rough Always nurtures good stuff. Boys aspire to become men. They want to have big muscles and become the nurturing leaders that their fathers so naturally exemplify. Boys see their fathers […]

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The Character of the Belgic Confession

The Character of the Belgic Confession Rev. Nathan Langerak   The Belgic Confession is the earliest of the Reformed creeds known collectively as the Three Forms of Unity. The Three Forms of Unity are the Belgic Confession, the Heidelberg Catechism, and the Canons of Dordt. The name of the creed, Belgic Confession, derives from the […]

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