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Vivian Hunter Interview (2)

VH: Next I got discharged. No, I never did get a discharge. I was separated from the service. They could call me back at any time. I went home to my family because I’d been gone for all that length of time overseas. I’d made up my mind that I was not going back to […]

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The Military Mailbag

Greeting Fellows: Just one letter this time. S.F.C. Elmer Wielenga from Redlands. Present address, Korea. He sends us the one and only:   Dear Friends: I have been in the Army a year and four months, so that it is high time I drop a few lines to the Beacon Lights. I have been in […]

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Current Events

San Francisco is the place where “The United Nations Conference on International Organization” is being held. This meeting makes the news today. With Germany in her death throes, delegates of 46 nations of the world, representing four-fifths of the world’s population and nine-tenths of the land area of the world, are met here to erect […]

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God’s Covenant Promise

I have been asked to write a short article for “Beacon Lights” in connection with the 50th anniversary of our Protestant Reformed denomination. The period of time that I’ve been requested to write about is the year 1953. Keeping in mind the theme of our Church’s anniversary. “God’s Covenant Faithfulness”, I will try to put […]

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Letters from our Servicemen

Dear Beacon Lights Staff How are you all? I am fine. I am just back from my furlough which lasted from July 14 to August 1, 1966.  I had a very nice time and saw a lot of my relation, which I liked very much. I’ll write a few lines and try to give you […]

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A Serviceman’s Experiences

Now that my tour in the military service is near completion, I would like to have a little space in the Beacon Lights to give the readers a glimpse of the experiences of a serviceman. Although these experiences will not be new to everyone, perhaps they will be of some instruction to our readers. After […]

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Hope P.R.Y.P.S.

Dear Readers, During a recent after-recess program, our society, Hope P.R.Y.P., decided the topic of enlisting in the Armed Services should be revisited, clarified, and discussed.  There was a lively discussion and many solid pro and con arguments were presented. The discussion began with clarification of the issue.  Such questions as:  What is joining or […]

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Military Mail Bag

“Beacon Lights” received the following letter from one of our servicemen readers.   Wednesday, Jan. 22, 1955 Dear Friends: Well, just a few lines to tell you all hello and to tell you how I’m getting along. I left the States on the 25th of August. By ship it took 12 days to get to […]

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Contribution

The following interesting letter was received by Rev. Hanko, from a young man of our churches who is a serviceman. It follows:   August 22, 1954 Dear Rev. Hanko: I received your letter about the first of the month, but just didn’t get to answer it sooner, for which I am sorry. I hope this […]

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Military Mail Bag

Dear Fellows: This is the month in which we have a day of thanksgiving as a nation. Annually at this time of year the president of our country issues a Thanksgiving Day proclamation, calling upon everyone to give thanks unto the Lord for benefits and mercies received. We understand by this that all men have […]

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