Category: Moderator

Who Are We?
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Who Are We?

By: Nathan M. Frazier, Ph. D. Our Scottish roots tap into the powerful Reformation emphases on grace, the Puritan attentiveness to the affections of the heart, and evangelical zeal for the revival of Church and nation. This identity of fierce piety and fervent ministry did much to transform the lives of thousands of ordinary Scots, […]

The Need to Consider the Ancient Paths
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The Need to Consider the Ancient Paths

As I begin to write today, the Supreme Court of the United States has just announced the ruling in the case of Obergefell v Hodges, the matter of homosexual marriage. The public reaction has been predictable. For my part, I am impressed again of the need to hear and to consider carefully the theme for […]

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Insight for Hopeful Ministry Today

The Motivation of Pentecost by Matt Lucas Gospel ministry in the church is an impossible task. The church is comprised exclusively of sinners. We are broken, weak, and corrupt. As we minister to one another, we discover wounded souls filled with pain, bitterness, pride, and jealousy. Pastors see fragile marriages, disunity among leaders, and factions […]

Fresh Insight from Ancient Paths
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Fresh Insight from Ancient Paths

It is my privilege, duty, and honor to participate in a deeper way in the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church. In these months since being elected moderator, I have had opportunity to attend many committee and board meetings. Up-close, I have seen the work being done by many in the denomination. It is encouraging to see […]

Gratitude and the Imprint of God
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Gratitude and the Imprint of God

By Lee Shelnutt I have been asked to write on the role gratitude plays in our reflection of God’s imprint. As I do so, I am sitting in a local coffee shop with a large cup of this magic elixir we call coffee. I am looking out at the bustle of 21st century Americana alongside […]

Protector of the Imprint
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Protector of the Imprint

  Love is the Father’s imprint Which cancels all my fear; Love remakes me like Jesus, And love draws me near. Character is Jesus’ imprint Upon any the Father calls; His mark is everlasting And that one never falls. The Spirit imprints holiness  In a life born anew; He comes with great power To sanctify […]

Imprint of Christ on Our Lives
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Imprint of Christ on Our Lives

“As those marked eternally with the Father’s love, Jesus’ character, and the Spirit’s holiness and fruit, we have the privilege and responsibility to make His imprint on our world today.”

Marked for Eternity
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Marked for Eternity

By: Larry Littlejohn When I originally thought aboutGod’s eternally imprinting His own,Revelation 22:3-4 came to mind: No longer will there be anything accursed, but the throne of God and of the Lamb will be in it, and his servants will worship him. They will see his face, and his name will be on their forehead.Ivisualizedan outward, literal mark on our glorified bodies; […]

Empowered By The Holy Spirit
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Empowered By The Holy Spirit

It was the 1940s, writes Ron MacDonald in the current issue of Friends Journal. “My white father who lived in Arkansas was visiting Michigan for a Methodist conference when he found his assigned roommate was a black man. Outraged, he thought about requesting a different room, asking himself how he could accept and room with a […]

A Ghost in the Family
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A Ghost in the Family

Have many of you thought much about the third person of the Trinity?

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