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No Merit and Due Credit

FEBRUARY 2006: LETTERS TO THE EDITOR To the Editors: Peter Bush's article in the November issue ("Stipend: A Theological Challenge to the Marketplace") puts forward an important truth: that the pay given to a pastor is a matter of grace,…
November 3, 2014
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Tribute to Jan

JUNE/JULY 2007: AS WE SEE IT by the Editors Jan Ericson has served as the ever efficient and ever kind business manager of Perspectives since the fall of 2000. Unless you regularly peruse our credits page, you may be unfamiliar…
November 3, 2014
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Some Changes

DECEMBER 2012: EDITORS' NOTE The end of the year always brings some changes to Perspectives. The most significant change is that beginning in 2013 we'll be going to an every-othermonth publishing schedule—six issues per year. Be on the lookout for…
December 1, 2012
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Reformed & Missional

OCTOBER 2008: NOTE FROM THE EDITORS Reformed and missional--what does it mean to pair these two words together? One is such an old, familiar term, our understanding is probably more intuitive and inexact than we realize. The other term, "missional"…
October 1, 2008
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Books on My Bedside Table

AUGUST/SEPTEMBER 2008: BOOKS FEATURE For this late-summer issue of Perspectives, editor Steve Mathonnet-VanderWell asked a number ofPerspectives readers and contributors to share with us the books, blogs, and other reading resources that have been feeding their imaginations and stimulating their…
August 1, 2008
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Confession of Belhar

MAY 2008: CONFESSION Confession of Belhar September 1986 1. We believe in the triune God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit, who gathers, protects and cares for the church through Word and Spirit. This, God has done since the beginning of…
May 1, 2008
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Letters to the Editors

MAY 2007 Pilgrimage or religious tourism Dear Editors, I recall many years ago, when I was his student minister, hearing Howard Hageman preach a sermon on being a pilgrim. Up to that time in my life, I had never considered…
May 16, 2007