The Cathedral

July 29, 2015
Could you imagine, in our day, staring a building project that you know you will not finish in ten or twenty or even thirty years? It's almost impossible for us to even think like that. Now try this: imagine starting a building project that you will not see completed in your lifetime. You won't even

The Greyfriars Kirkyard

July 22, 2015
In the museum at Greyfriars Kirk in Edinburgh, Scotland, there is one of only a few original copies of the National Covenant. The National Covenant was presented there in the kirkyard. It was discussed and signed in front of the pulpit on February 28, 1638. This document and this date marks the restoration and reestablishment of

Lex Rex

July 15, 2015
Pastor, author, theologian, member of the Westminster Assembly, and political philosopher—that was the remarkable Scottish churchman Samuel Rutherford. Over the course of his career in the church and the academy, Rutherford made his way just about all over Scotland and contributed much to his world and the church. Rutherford was born in 1600 and died in

The Apostles’ Creed

July 8, 2015
"I believe in God the Father, Almighty, Maker of heaven and earth." These are the opening words of the Apostles' Creed, a wonderful document that comes down to us from the early church. Many churches today recite the Apostles' Creed. It reminds us that we stand with the church throughout the ages, that this church
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