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NOTE: The content below expresses the views of the individual named as the author and does not necessarily reflect the position of the WRF as a whole.
The Evangelical Presbyterian Church Speaks About Abortion

The Evangelical Presbyterian Church Speaks About Abortion

  Note: The Evangelical Presbyterian Church is a denominational member of the World Reformed Fellowship.  The statement below was received by the WRF on February 19, 2019, and the WRF was granted permission to post this statement on our website.  While this statement has not been officially endorsed by the WRF, it is consistent with the WRF Statement of Faith (XI, 5) and we post it here as an encouragement to our members.  The pdf version of the statement is offered in the link above.

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Communicating Meaningfully with Muslims: Analysing the Melkite Language Shift in the Light of Christian-Muslim Relations in Northern Nigeria

Communicating Meaningfully with Muslims: Analysing the Melkite Language Shift in the Light of Christian-Muslim Relations in Northern Nigeria

 The Melkites were one of the eastern Christian communities that came under Islamic rule following the Arab conquests. To stay in conversation with their Muslim political leaders, the Melkites were the first among the Christian groups in the East to have their theological works appear in Arabic.

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The Role of Small Group Ministry in Church Revitalization

The Role of Small Group Ministry in Church Revitalization

The Presbyterian Church of Brazil (IPB) is the third largest Presbyterian denomination in all of the Americas and the attached document deals with the important question: Why were some churches in this denomination challenged by a significant loss of members while others were experiencing ‘times of refreshing’ (Acts 3:20)?

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"We Sent Soldiers" -  Gospel Ministry To and In Japan

"We Sent Soldiers" - Gospel Ministry To and In Japan

 “We sent soldiers, to invade; but you send missionaries, to love”. From the lips of a gentle and humble Japanese pastor to a surprised Australian Presbyterian minister … this unexpected admission got my attention.

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From Rudolph to Bethlehem

From Rudolph to Bethlehem

Even though Rudolph had been around as a story book character well before 1949, Gene Autry’s recording in that year of the musical version of the saga made the red-nosed reindeer a standard member of the Yuletide cast in popular culture. I was a nine-year-old at the time and, having successfully pleaded for the Rudolph record, I played it over and over, much to my parents’ frustration.

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Dr. Richard Mouw Describes "The Worldview of the Synod of Dort"

Dr. Richard Mouw Describes "The Worldview of the Synod of Dort"

Not long after the conclusion of the Synod of Dordrecht the Puritan party in the Church of England proposed that the Canons of Dort be adopted as an official Anglican confessional standard.  

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Concerning Corroboration of Accusations of Sexual Misconduct in Christian Environments

Concerning Corroboration of Accusations of Sexual Misconduct in Christian Environments

The Challenge: The World Reformed Fellowship (WRF) has been working to provide assistance to its members with respect to the prevention of sexual misconduct in Christian churches and organizations and the handling of accusations of such misconduct.  You may see the progress we have made here Suggestions Regarding Interpersonal Relationships in Christian Churches and Organizations | World Reformed Fellowship.

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WRF Member Dr. David Haburchak Recommends A Child and Youth Protection Policy for Churches | World Reformed Fellowship

WRF Member Dr. David Haburchak Recommends A Child and Youth Protection Policy for Churches | World Reformed Fellowship

Linked above is a "Model Church Child and Youth Protection Policy."This policy was developed by WRF member, Dr. David Haburchak.  While  it should not be assumed that the World Reformed Fellowship endorses this policy (something we could only do by a majority vote at one of our General Assemblies), we do strongly commend it for review by any and all who desire that their Christian churches protect those whom Jesus invited to come to Him (Luke 18: 15 - 17).

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An Extraordinary Sermon by Dr. Raymond Dillard

An Extraordinary Sermon by Dr. Raymond Dillard

Yesterday (October 1, 2018), I received a reminder from WRF Member Dr. Doug Green that that day was the 25th anniversary of the death of Dr. Raymond B. Dillard. Dr. Dillard was Professor of Old Testament at Westminster Theological Seminary (Philadelphia) during the time that both Dr. Green and I worked there.

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Dr. P. J. Buys, Chairman of the WRF Missions Commission, Evaluates "Prosperity Gospel Theology"

Dr. P. J. Buys, Chairman of the WRF Missions Commission, Evaluates "Prosperity Gospel Theology"

Prosperity  Gospel Theology has become one of the fastest growing religious movements in the world.  Several international consultations in the last decade have dealt with it and provided constructive critique to understand it and offer correctives.

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WRF Member Leonardo De Chrico Critiques "Sacramental Theology"

WRF Member Leonardo De Chrico Critiques "Sacramental Theology"

  A Few Remarks on the Evangelical Fascination with the “Sacramental Tapestry” — A Book Review of Hans Boersma’s Two Volumes on the Topic

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Suggestions Regarding Interpersonal Relationships in Christian Churches and Organizations | World Reformed Fellowship

Suggestions Regarding Interpersonal Relationships in Christian Churches and Organizations | World Reformed Fellowship

SUGGESTIONS REGARDING INTERPERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS IN CHRISTIAN CHURCHES AND ORGANIZATIONS by WRF Members Dr. Diane Langberg and Dr. Samuel LoganThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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