Confession

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The Mystery Revealed: God’s Clear Word to His People

by Wayne Lin

This year, the Protestant movement is 500 years old. While the disunity of the universal church today is lamentable, it is right to celebrate the fresh light that was shed on (or rather, given by) the gospel in the 16th century. We long for the day when Christ’s body is a fully united, mature man […]

Apostles’ Creed: “I believe…He suffered under Pontius Pilate”

by Wayne Lin

Before confessing the actual death, burial, and resurrection of Christ, the Apostles’ Creed includes this historical detail about Jesus’ suffering under a Roman prefect who governed under Tiberius. Why? Since we tend to think of Jesus’ message during the course of His public ministry as “spiritual” rather than political, and since most of the conflicts […]

Reformation Day Post

by Wayne Lin

Written by our Worship leader, Sean Cowden… It is that time of year again in which we Reformed folk celebrate the fresh light shed on the gospel in the early 16th century. It is only two more years until the 500th anniversary of Luther’s nailing of the 95 theses, which challenged contemporary practices of the […]

Apostles’ Creed: “Conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the virgin Mary”

by Wayne Lin

Written by our worship leader, Sean Cowden… This article of the Creed—of the historic Christian faith—is not peripheral to Christian belief, but has been rather a central declaration of the Church throughout the ages. The simple fact that the Apostles’ Creed we are unfolding includes it, together with the other most central facts about who […]

The Apostles’ Creed: “I believe in…the Maker of heaven and earth”

by Wayne Lin

This is blog number 2 by our very own, Tyler Cowden… In a way, one can think of all that exists in two, and only two, categories. There is a “Maker” category, and a “heaven and earth” category—Creator and creature, Potter and clay (Is. 64:8). I speak here of concrete things which exist, leaving aside […]