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The Issue at Hand, September 2021

This month’s issue of Beacon Lights is an open edition, which means that it departs from our usual pattern of having a focused theme for all the feature articles. The open format provides an opportunity for writers to submit articles on topics they find interesting and profitable to share with other members in the body […]

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Editorial: Glory or the Cross?

But God forbid that I should glory, save in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, by whom the world is crucified unto me, and I unto the world. Galatians 6:14   It’s not entirely a stretch to say that the Reformation began on a college campus in a debate over current events. Perhaps it […]

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Editorial: Growing Up Together into Christ

Among the various courses I was privileged to take during my college years, my favorite was a course called “Principles of Development.” As its name implies, this course explained the molecular processes that direct the development of living organisms starting from a single-cell embryo all the way to a fully formed, newborn animal. Though certainly […]

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In the first article written for this series, I highlighted the clear Biblical teaching that vocations first and foremost are a means by which the believer seeks to glorify God.  While this calling can be achieved in many ways, one important way that God is glorified through our work is when “culture” is developed from […]

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“Commit they works unto the LORD, and thy thoughts shall be established” (Prov. 16:3). People work.  That’s a simple fact of life for most adults, and for many adolescents and teenagers as well.  Whether it’s in the home, in the field, on the worksite, in the office or elsewhere—people work.  In past generations the type […]

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