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Pillar of Faith in an Innovative Age

Justin Holcomb:

Not all theologians are innovative, groundbreaking, or revolutionary. Some, like Louis Berkhof, merely serve God, love the church, and teach theology to eager students. Yet as Henry Zwaanstra writes, “No theologian or churchman has made a greater impact on the Christian Reformed Church than Professor Berkhof.” As a result, the life and work of Louis Berkhof deserves attention.

$5 Friday at Ligonier

Today is $5 Friday at This week’s offerings include:

  • Being a Christian in a Post-Christian Culture: 2010 Washington, D.C. Conference (Audio & Video Download)
  • Joy (Audio Download)
  • Holy, Holy, Holy: Proclaiming the Perfections of God by Various Authors (eBook Download)

The Intrusive Neighbor

Joe Thorn:

This whole neighbor discussion often revolves around the idea of what we want from our neighbors, and what many want is no intrusion. If I’m honest that is what I want. I’m home, I’m tired, I want to get into my shorts and be left alone with my family. And that kind of thinking leads me to not only expect no intrusion from my neighbors, but to live that way toward them as well. I am prone to stay back and keep my distance. It is easier (though just plain selfish) to pretend not to see the man standing in his garage, or the woman gardening in her lawn, as I pull into my driveway. Eye contact could lead to a hand wave, or even worse–a conversation. Who knows where it all might lead?!

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