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Union Membership

Ephesians 6:5 “Servants, be obedient to them that are your masters according to the flesh with fear and trembling, in singleness of your heart, as unto Christ…” A young man stops by to chat with his minister. He has finished his schooling; now he goes forth to find a job. Several places where he would […]

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Help

“A man came to him whose name was Help.” –The Pilgrim’s Progress “Thou art my Help and my Deliverer, O Lord.” –David Like the question that came to Elijah when he was in the exact same spot, “What doest thou hear?” were the words that came to Christian while wallowing and foundering on the far […]

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News from, for and about our churches

Miscellaneous A singspiration was held Friday, October 10 at our Loveland church. Refreshments were served after the program. Rev. Lubbers from our Southwest church has left us to preach the gospel in Jamaica for 3-5 months. A Family Nite was held on October 17 at Adams School. Supper was served and there were many activities […]

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Psalm Singing

6th August, 1969 Dear Mr. Reitsma, For several years now I have been receiving appreciatively Beacon Lights. I was interested to read of the proposal to introduce hymns in addition to the psalms. I would like to know how this question was resolved. The Free Church of Scotland, to which I belong, is characterized by […]

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Harvest of Life

“While the earth remaineth, seedtime and harvest…shall not cease.” Gen. 8:22 Now is the time of harvest. Dried corn stalks stand row upon row at forlorn attention in dying fields. Heaps of brilliant orange pumpkins and vari-colored gourds are mounded, ready for market. By day the city streets are shrouded in the pungent blue-grey smoke […]

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Teaching American Literature Antithetically

American literature is one of the required courses for all students who will graduate from high school. U.S. students, who want to know and should know the history of their country, must study the literature of their country. Dr. H. Zylstra said in his Testament of Vision: If you really want to get at the […]

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Why?

When one examines the trouble in the nation’s campuses, the trouble with draft dodgers, hippies, yippies, etc., one can only feel disgust for these rebellious youth. They ask themselves, “Why must things be this way?” Because they do not like the way things are, they decide to change them. This is not so bad in […]

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Christianity Enters the Space Age

Space travel is a going thing. It’s what’s happening today. With the recent Apollo expeditions, man is about ready to explore the moon. After the moon, sooner or later the planets will be reached. I truly believe that man will travel to other planets. This seems to be contrary to the expectations of most adult […]

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Bridging The Gap

There is much talk nowadays about a “generation gap” between the young people of today and their parents, or the “establishment”, as the older generation is more frequently called. Many psychologists and social workers blame the problems of today’s youth on the difficulty or lack of communication between parent and child. Problems with drugs, robberies […]

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