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A Report on Synod 1963

Here follows a m0re or less detailed report on the debates and actions of the Synod of 1963 of the Christian Reformed Church. Members of the Editorial Committee of the magazine have tried to cover the discussions on the more important matters before synod. Many things are not dealt with. But we hope we have covered the more significant […]

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“Candle Power”

If thy whole body therefore be full of light, having no part dark, the whole shall be full of light, as when the bright shining of a candle doth give thee light. Luke 11:36 Gentlemen of the Board of Trustees, Calvin Seminary Faculty, Calvin Alumni Association, and Fellow Students: Welcome to the new academic year […]

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Letter to the Editor

Dear Editors: I am writing in response to an article which was written in The Outlook reviewing the new Calvin College governance policies adopted by synod. As chairman of the Governance Committee and also a member of the calvin College Board of Trustees, I feel I must respond to the inaccuracies and the anti-Calvin slanted […]

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Response of Cornelis Venema

I thank Trustee Morren for his response to my article and desire to present his view of Calvin College’s relationship to the Christian Reformed Church. The information he provides about the present com position of Calvin’s Board of Trustees does indeed add to that included in my article, which only briefly commented on Synod 1992’s actions […]

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Church & World September 1996

INTER-CLASSICAL CONFERENCE TO BE HELD NOVEMBER 7 AND 8 The 1995 Inter-Classical Conference of Christian Reformed Churches meeting in South Holland promised to arrange another meeting of the conference should Synod 1996 of the Christian Reformed Church fail to respond appropriately to their motions. Sadly, Synod 1996 failed to deal appropriately with their concerns. Therefore, […]

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This Is My Outlook

Over the past several months there has been a continual debate over what the Christian Reformed Church should do with the actions of First Toronto CRC. First Toronto, you may recall, has come out of the closet with a statement declaring that they will nominate openly homosexual members for elders and deacons. Many churches and […]

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