FILTER BY:

What is Wrong With the Period Theory?

It is perhaps time that an article in this paper be devoted to the so-called “Period Theory.” I am prompted to write this article because of the fact that this theory is having its influence upon our young people, especially if they come into contact with this theory in their schooling in the existing Christian […]

Continue reading

Wanted: The Christian Novel

The recent presence of Feike Feikema on the Calvin College Campus has brought to awareness again a very real problem, especially in Christian literary circles. This problem is the almost total lack of Christian fiction. The Christian faith as evidenced in our own Reformed faith has produced qualified, capable men in almost every possible field, […]

Continue reading

The Importance of English Grammar

“Why must we study grammar? I don’t want to go to college anyway; what good will it ever do me?” We, as teachers, sometimes hear these voiced questions either directly to us or in conversations the pupils carry one with each other. Is English grammar a “necessary evil” with which we can do without? Is […]

Continue reading

The Duty of All

It requires the diligent and cooperative effort of all concerned to make a convention what it ought to be. Those concerned in this endeavor involve many more than those who actually participate in the planning and activities of these festive days. In regard to the task of eradicating all error from convention, the home, the […]

Continue reading

Prepare

Of all the years of our life’s span, the years of our youth receive the most emphasis in regard to preparation. One hears it constantly. The teacher in the class room, the speakers for chapel, the minister in the church, the elders on family visitation, all emphasize this one main theme: prepare! Youth is a […]

Continue reading

News From, For, and About Our Churches

Our regular news writer, Miss Alice Reitsma, is unable to perform her duties this month, as she is in Butterworth Hospital under observation. Lynden – Rev. Robert C. Harbach is considering a call received from our Redlands congregation Holland – The Young People’s Society has recently had a couple of interesting topics: Ron Elzinga talked […]

Continue reading

From The Editor’s Desk

In the editorial in the April issue of Beacon Lights, I treated the problem of apparent conflicts between God’s general revelation and His special revelation and the ultimate impossibility of this situation. I further mentioned that this is but another trial of our faith and as such serves to strengthen the bond that connects the […]

Continue reading