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Convention Study Studied

It has now been several months since the Study Committee appointed by the Federation Board has made their report. This report of possible convention improvements was sent to each society with the request that it be discussed and that reactions to it be sent to the Board. It was also published in Beacon Lights (February, […]

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With Heart and Mind

With Heart and Mind KENNETH L. PIKE William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, Grand Rapids. 140 pages, $1.75. One of the crucial problems which every serious student begins to face in high school and meets head on in college is that of faith and science. Sometimes, an apparent conflict will lead to a rejection of faith. […]

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Conventions 1939-1949

For the past quarter century conventions have been an annual expectation and, with few exceptions, realization. But the event has not always been an assumed part of our youths’ summer plans. For the first fifteen years of our Protestant Reformed Church history there was no convention, no federation board, no unifying event bringing all our […]

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Some Questions

  As Convention time draws nearer, we as young people must ask ourselves several questions. The answers will determine whether or not the convention will be a success. For we must decide if we will at­tend. And certainly, a main factor in the success of the “convention of P.R.Y.P.” is the amount of “P.R.Y.P.” that […]

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Remember Christmas?

Of course we do.  Who could forget Christmas.  There is a very definite place in everyone’s life for this season.  So much centers about it – vacations, gifts, cards, and parties.  There even exists a universal feeling which we define as the happy “Christmas Spirit.”  It also becomes very important to the economy; many businesses […]

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Today’s Tragedy

In the past, considerable interest and discussion have centered upon meaningful phrases.  “I love you,” probably ranks as most popular, for obvious reasons.  The poet Whittier says that the saddest words of tongue and pen are these: “It might have been.” Today, another phrase must concern us.  Although we all use it, it is not […]

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The Man God Mastered

Book by Jean Cadier – Eerdmans Publishing Co. – 187 pp. Several good biographies have been written about the life of John Calvin. Near the top of the list must be placed The Man God Mastered by Jean Cadier. Jean Cadier is a Professor of Theology at Montpellier University and President of the Calvinist Society […]

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The Importance of Being Realistic

Well, if the sun is shining Thursday, the second of February, we will have six more weeks of winter.  The forecaster in this case is the common groundhog, who, when he awakes from his long winter sleep, will be frightened by his own shadow and crawl back into bed.  However, if the day is cloudy, […]

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