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Words from the Editor
Pastors or preachers?--the church: a nerve-shattering organization. Page 5
Anybody need a pastor? Page 5

If we lose this generation ...
"God is saying, 'I have forgiven you so much; I've had such compassion on you. Shouldn't you be patient with them? Have you no pity?"' Page 7

The church in social perspective
"Where are individuals who are willing to test, not just discuss, new ideas in order to strengthen the Christian testimony?" Page 9

Do we have a pastoral system?
"We named our preachers 'pastors' ... but we have not really given pastoral leadership a chance to work." Page 10

Missionary Voice
Tacna 12
This month's most significant developments on the fields: India 13

Is pastoral calling a vanishing art?
Another article adding to this month's emphasis on pastoral leadership in our churches. Page 14

'Let us alone!'
What can a Christian do to apply the power of Christ to such a staggering need-our drug abuse problem? Page 16

Regular Features
Friends Write 2
The Face of the World 4
Over the Teacup 14
The Children's Page 15
Reach and Teach 18
Books 19


Northwest Supplement

Publication Date


Evangelical Friend, February 1971 (Vol. 4, No. 6)