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The Editor’s Page…

For today’s Christians nothing is more foolish and sinful than to wish wistfully that it were yesterday. Those were the good old times; the times in which it was supposedly quite easy to be a Christian, because the world wasn’t quite as bad and could be held farther away from the church than now. Not […]

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The Editor’s Page

The 1966 synod of the Christian Reformed Church has come and gone. Elsewhere in this magazine is a brief, factual report of some of the decisions. A few comments, however, may also be in order at this point. What kind of a synod was this? Such a question, commonly and often seriously asked, may be […]

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Editorial Comment

A MOUNTING PROBLEM The problem I have in mind is literally a mounting one. I am thinking of the new hairdos that obstruct people’s view in church. It is not uncommon to see worshippers craning their necks, first to one side and then to the other, in order to see past the high-coiled pyramids in […]

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Editorial Comment

WERE THEY REALLY CALLED? It is not an uncommon experience to be jolted by the startling title of some book or magazine article. That was my experience while glancing over the table of contents of the July 1962 issue of The Pulpit. My eye caught the words,“The Decline and Fall of the Parish Ministry”—the subject […]

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Editorials

SOME THOUGHTS ABOUT THE SYNODICAL PRAYER SERVICE by Christian Huissen One of the highlights on our church calendar is the annual prayer service for the Synod. It gives one a thrill to meet the delegates from every section of the church in the United States and Canada. plus some foreign dignitaries. Tho service is approached […]

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Our Magazine – 1960 – and You

This is the ninth time that we greet our readers at the beginning of a New Year. In April of 1960 this magazine is expected to enter its tenth year of publication. It is with milch gratitude to God that we take note of this fact. When this project was begun in faith and prayer its […]

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The Pillars of Our Church

The immediately following article by the Rev. William Hendriksen, Th.D. on THE SUPREMACY OF THE WORD is the first in a group of articles that are expected to be the most significant series we have published. The forthcoming centennial celebration of the Christian Reformed Church is an event of stirring importance. A denomination dedicated to […]

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Introducing…a new Torch and Trumpet

• New, more frequent publication schedule • New, interesting features • New, more convenient size                   Frankly, it was not without considerable hesitation and regret that the publishers of Torch and Trumpet faced the fact that it was time for this magazine to get some new clothes. […]

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In a Few WORDS

The day has finally arrived! The new website for Reformation Fellowship, Inc., is up and operational. We are excited about the new bells and whistles that will streamline the reading and shopping experience for you. I would like to spend some time highlighting our features and getting you acquainted with the new format.     […]

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