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The Presbyterian Church in America

Two of the most encouraging developments to Bible-believing Christians in recent years have been (1) the return of. the Missouri Lutherans to Biblical and confessional orthodoxy and (2) the rise and rapid growth of the new Presbyterian Church in America which is seeking, by breaking away from apostate denominations and establishing a new church organization, […]

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Information and advice of someone who has traversed an unfamiliar road can be extremely helpful to those who follow. At one point in our last summer’s vacation we left the highway near the summit of Colorado’s La Veta Pass and despite threatening weather drove many miles over a back road unmarked on many of the […]

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Honors to Dr. Cornelius Van Til

Readers of Christianity Today‘s last 1977 issue were confronted by a full–page front cover picture of Dr. Cornelius Van Til. Inside a five–page feature article by the former senior editor, David E. Kucharsky, described the way this one-time Christian Reformed pastor of the Spring Lake church has in a half century of teaching apologetics, over […]

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New Drive Toward Biblical Christianity

Signs of Evangelical Revival Time magazine in a December 26, 1977, 7-pagc featured article announced that “U.S. Evangelicalism is booming.” It estimated that the movement numbered 45.5 million adherents, suggested that it “seems on the verge of becoming a national state of mind,” and endorses a claim that “Evangelicals have become the most active and vital […]

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Gospel Riches and Church Poverty

Introduction: Although the subject of tonight’s talk was left to my choice, it was suggested that the subjects of “Biblical Infallibility” or the “State of the Church” might be of special interest. With a view to these suggestions it seemed desirable to choose a more comprehensive subject which could in some measure take in both […]

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Is the Church Becoming a Political Machine?

A Delegate’s Complaint One of the most significant remarks made about the 1977 C.R. Synod in Rev. John Piersma‘s excellent August report on it was the comment, Many issues were dealt with procedurally rather than substantively. Those who were prepared to debate the issues surrounding the ordination  of Dr. Allen Verhey or the gravamen registered […]

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Annual Meeting

This year‘s annual meeting of the Reformed Fellowship was held at the Twelfth Ave. Church in Jenison and the banquet at the Christian school. At the brief business meeting it was reported that A. Besteman, S. De Young, H. Vanden Heuvel, and R. Van Putten were elected to the board. Leestma on Reprobation Featured in […]

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