Modern Communications and the Sermon

Dr. John J. Timmerman, son of the late Rev. John Timmerman and for many years a professor of English at Calvin College, writes: “I have an abiding and high respect for the traditional sermon. I do not believe it to be an archaic relic to be entrusted to a museum with other valuable objects that have […]

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In Praise of the Sermon

Dr. John Timmerman, Professor of English at Calvin College, delivered this address at the annual meeting of the Reformed Fellowship, Inc. held at the Grandville Avenue Christian Reformed Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan on October 6, 1972. When I was a boy in rural Iowa, the church and the sermon in the church were close […]

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