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Editor’s Note

This month’s issue contains the three speeches given at this year’s Protestant Reformed Young People’s Convention. The convention was held at the Lake Geneva Christian Center in Alexandria, Minnesota from August 13–17. The theme of the convention was Guided by God, and the three keynote addresses were delivered by Revs. Brummel, Engelsma, and Griess. According […]

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Editor’s Note

This issue includes four articles written as part of the annual scholarship contest; two written by aspiring ministers, and two by young people studying to be teachers. The writing prompt that all four authors chose was as follows: In the New Testament Paul often refers to himself as God’s servant, or slave. What does it […]

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Editor’s Note

This issue marks a change in staffing here at Beacon Lights. After more than three years of writing for the magazine, Sarah Mowery has decided to lay down her pen. She has been one of the faithful writers of the Devotionals rubric. In fact, the title of the section, Daily Press, was her idea (taken […]

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Editor’s Note

Desiderius Erasmus was a Dutch humanist and scholar who lived in the late 15th and early 16th century. In 1509 he wrote a satirical piece called In Praise of Folly. Although he made a better satirist than a theologian, in this work he rightfully exposed and ridiculed the excesses of the Roman Catholic Church. In […]

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From the Editor

Welcome to another issue of the Beacon Lights! It is with regret that the staff, and especially I, say that Daniel and Sharon Kleyn have resigned. Daniel’s work in the seminary, and their work with the Reformed Free Publishing Association made it impossible for them to continue working for the Beacon Lights. Their hard work, […]

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From The Editor

Welcome to the November 1995 issue of the Beacon Lights. The staff and I would like to welcome Lenora Hoekstra as the latest member of the staff. Nora has volunteered to mail your magazines to you, so if you see her, please give her a word of appreciation. Welcome, Nora! We have a great issue […]

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From the Editor

It is with regret that I announce that the most senior member of the staff, Bruce Miedema, has resigned. Bruce served for years as an associate editor, and we shall all miss him and his guidance. Being a father of two and an office bearer, Bruce decided that he no longer would be able to […]

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From the Editor

By the time you receive this edition of the Beacon Lights, the 1995 Young People’s Convention will be little more than memories of friends, fun, and fellowship. As I am writing this, though, there is still a week until the convention. The schedule promises a busy and enthusiastic week, and the Beacon Lights staff will […]

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From the Editor

The Beacon Lights’ staff and I would like to welcome Dave Moelker as our new treasurer. Dave is currently attending school to become an accountant, and his abilities and talents make him a wel­come addition to the staff. We would also like to congratulate Mr. and Mrs. Jack Huizinga, who are expecting their first baby. […]

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From the Editor

A few months ago, Pete Faber commented that if the Beacon Lights had an office, it would have to have a revolving door to accommodate the high turnover of personnel. After three years of dedication to the Beacon Lights, Pete himself has decided to resign. The Beacon Lights went through some major changes during those […]

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