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Satan’s Meeting

You may have read The Screwtape Letters by C. S. Lewis. In an attempt to make us more aware of the nature of the temptations we face every day, C. S. Lewis writes an imaginary series of letters between a fledgling demon who is learning the art of deception and his demon uncle who is […]

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Giving a Portion Back

Jason is a member of Grace Protestant Reformed Church in Standale, Michigan. He wrote this article for senior writing at Covenant Christian High School. John was a Christian young man who had just started his first job. The first week went great and so did the second. Toward the end of the second week of […]

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Overflowing the Well

(The talents of the Kalamazoo Protestant Reformed Church) One walks in the room and what do they see? Ordinary people, You and Me. But take a moment and really look, And you’ll see more than could fit in a book. Faces with stories, hundreds to tell. People with talents overflowing the well. They all have […]

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On Eagle’s Wings

I can still see him clearly in my mind’s eye. A sudden flash of brilliant white from tail and head as the bald eagle changed from a black silhouette far off in the sky to when it flared to perch on the top of a dead and broken cedar. We were in a rowboat about […]

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Rev. Wayne Bekkering

I was born in 1942 in Wyoming, Michigan. My parents are George Bekkering and Julia Woodruff. My parents are divorced and are both remarried. I lived in Byron Center, Michigan until I was eight years old at which time my family moved to Howard City, Michigan, where I lived for the next ten years. During […]

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Watching Daily At My Gates

July 1 Read Romans 10:1 –11 The theme of this month’s devotionals is the confession of our faith. This can take various forms, as we shall see when we examine each day the confessions of various saints in Scripture. It is our desire that the gift of faith be stimulated in those who have publicly […]

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Uprooting Terrorism

It is no accident that the most vicious terrorism originates from the least evangelized area of the world. The Muslim Middle East represents the most complex challenge and an enormous military threat to the free world. It is also the greatest missionary challenge to the Christian Church. Muslim states are the most severe persecutors of […]

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Connections

The train was all connected—engine, coal cars, tankers, and caboose. Henry pushed it around the track, watching how each car followed behind another. “Toot-toot!” He brought the engine through a tunnel and around a curve, but two of the cars came apart from each other. “Trains are fun, aren’t they?” his father said as he […]

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