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The “Me” Generation

We are the children of the hippy generation.  The hippy generation according to the World Book Encyclopedia was a group of young men and women who believed in universal love and peace, and did not think that some people should be rich and others poor. But we are a new generation, we don’t believe in […]

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The Devil’s Influence in Music

Rock-N-Roll evolved greatly since the time of the 50’s when it originated.  Adults back then were upset because they couldn’t and didn’t understand the music and lyrics.  Today rock has created more opposition than that against music back then.  Now the lyrics are clearer.  The issue concerning them today is whether they influence kids’ actions.  […]

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Our Father

Our Father, of whom the whole family in heaven and earth is named, therefore not the First Person of the Trinity, but the Triune Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.   Who art in heaven— Heaven is Thy Throne, earth Thy footstool; Thy throne and its dwelling place are for ever and ever, and Thou […]

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I Won’t Be Crippled When I See Jesus

“I won’t be crippled when I see Jesus.” These were the words of Everett Payton’s son and these words are also the title of the book that he wrote about his son’s short life.  His son made this remark after hearing his mother sing and play a song which spoke of the perfection God’s people […]

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God’s Controversy with Israel (5) Hosea 4

II.  B.  All the land ruined with pollution (3) “Therefore shall the land mourn, and every one that dwelleth in it shall languish, with the beasts of the field, and with the fowls of the heavens; yea, the fish of the sea also shall be taken away.” Here read Joel 1:9-13: “Therefore”—because of all those […]

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Editor’s Notes: October 1989

What is becoming increasingly obvious to me about you as young people is that you are willing to make strong statements concerning your reaction to the world of wickedness and concerning your faith in God. Last year at Covenant High School in Walker, Michigan, Mr. Cal Kalsbeek gave some of you writing assignments for English.  […]

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Christian Rock

Facts: 1. Very big – very many young people are involved.  Stryper alone gets 2000 to 3000 letters each week. 2. Big finance, world tours, elaborate sets, lighting, costumes. 3. Some hits are crossover hits in secular field.  Amy Grant sings with secular stars. 4. The music varies from contemporary to rock to heavy metal. […]

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