Church Services – the new (ab)normal

Unsurprisingly our Canadian sister churches have also moved to live-streaming the church services. I pass on (below and slightly updated) a pertinent...

Lack Wisdom? Ask God.

“If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given...

Pastoral Encouragement

The federal government’s decision to ban gatherings of people in public buildings has meant that churches have had to resort to livestreaming...

The coronavirus and prayer for repentance

Revelation 9:20,21 shows that the plagues God unleashes upon the world have as purpose the repentance of mankind. So, we should pray...

Psalm 91 and the Coronavirus

  “A thousand may fall at your side,And ten thousand at your right hand;But it shall not come near you…No evil shall befall...

Denominationalism (4)

Rev C Stam concluded his series of articles on ‘Denominationalism’ with the following article. It’s all so pertinent and fluent that, rather...

Denominationalism (3)

Rev Stam, we saw, links denominationalism to the idea of the invisible church made up of all the elect from different types...

Denominationalism (2)

In the previous article we saw that denominationalism originated in America and is the belief that the church of the Lord Jesus...

Denominationalism (1)

It’s amazing really: every Sunday we hear and confess the Apostles’ Creed and say in our hearts that we believe in God...

Everyone Created in God’s Image?

Are all children created in God’s image? Many people who want to serve the LORD say yes. Various books on Christian education...

in God’s house

“…it was too painful for me – until I went into the sanctuary of God” (Psalm 73:16b, 17a) Read Psalm 73 and you...

President Trump’s Declaration on Abortion

Today I want to pass on President Trump’s “Proclamation on National Sanctity of Human Life Day, 2020”. Issued just a few days...

GKv – kissing sister relations goodbye?

You may be aware that presently there’s a GKv (RCN) synod taking place at Goes in the Netherlands and that, despite the...

The unchanging Christ in a changing world

“Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today and forever” (Hebrews 13:8). The changing world The Lord has ushered in a new year and, as...

May we ask the Lord to forgive others?

We have a family ‘Whatsap’ and the day after Christmas one family member posted a “thought for the day … Job 1:5”....