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What’s Left to Teach?

As a prospective teacher, my thoughts extend far beyond things like how I might arrange my classroom or how I might balance friendship and authority in the classroom. While these are some factors that are crucial to bring into consideration, an even greater concern of mine is the possibility of my own students becoming prey […]

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Serving Among the Suffering

There are many things that a young man who desires to be a pastor does not know. If it is God’s will that he be called to office, the young man does not know where the Lord will call him to labor. He does not know the circumstances that God may bring to his ministry […]

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PRYP Scholarship Committee Newsletter

How can I become a Christian school teacher?  A Christian teacher is full of knowledge he is bursting to communicate with simple words, relatable illustrations, and practical implications. She is the paragon of nurturing stability and personal godliness. He is a mentor as well as instructor. She is a guide, an example, a molder and […]

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Dead Orthodoxy

The Christian church has been fighting for nearly two thousand years: battling heresy, writing canons, forming creeds. What more could the devil throw at us? It may not seem like it here in the United States of America, but we are under a severe attack, an attack crafted ever so slyly by our adversary the […]

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A Pastor’s Life as a Slave of Christ

“Paul, a [slave] of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, separated unto the gospel of God.” Though our King James Version uses the word “servant” rather than “slave,” that is how we can read the apostle Paul’s introduction of himself in the opening verse of his letter to the Romans.­ Paul, the great preacher, […]

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Enslaved to Jehovah

It is likely that there are few people who would be content upon being sold into slavery. For many, the very term “slave” immediately produces images of prejudice and horrific violence. Even more offensive to our selfish hearts is the implication of total subordination to another. To be a slave is to forget about one’s […]

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Royal Servants of the King

The image of a slave contrived in the minds of many today is that of a filthy and dehumanized creature, forced to do the bidding of his or her master. Why is a picture like this ingrained upon the recesses of our brains in such a derogatory way? The simple truth is that it originates […]

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Knowing God in the Classroom

Why do we send our children to distinctly Protestant Reformed schools? Why don’t we send them to the public schools just like everyone else and have extra money in our pockets? What is so important about a Reformed education? The answer to all these questions is simple: to know God. As the adopted children of […]

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Love in the Ministry

The ministry of the word is a calling which requires much attentiveness to and emphasis on the words of 1 Corinthians 13:13, where we read that love is the greatest of the three Christian virtues.  In fact, ministering to fellow saints and ministry in general are referred to as a “labor of love” in Hebrews […]

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