Ratifying Decisions of Synod

The Acts of the latest synod are available on internet and the printed version has been published. And now it’s for...

Pentecost and the ‘seceded’ church

…all with one accord in one place (Acts 2:1a). Yes, say the people today, back in those days it was truly Pentecost....

RCN – Deviating and Deluded – a Warning for Us

Perhaps we entertained the possibility that the Reformed Churches of the Netherlands (RCN) would engage in some soul-searching and repent now that...

CanRC break relations with RCN (GKv)

Last week the Canadian Reformed Churches, at their Synod Edmonton, decided to discontinue the sister-church relationship with the Reformed Churches of the...

But Dad…!

Christians don’t gamble. Other people may spend billions every year hoping to hit the elusive jackpot, state governments may be delighted with...

Some notes on appeals and the authority of the elders in Christ’s church

It was at one of the first consistory meetings of Bedfordale Church that, in a discussion involving a Church Order matter, a...

Paid – Risen

The apostle Paul said, “we preach Christ crucified, to the Jews a stumbling block and to the Greeks foolishness” (1 Cor. 1:23)....

Remember the Risen One

Remember that Jesus Christ of the seed of David, was raised from the dead... (2 Timothy 2:8) There are hard times coming up....

Good Friday

“And about the ninth hour Jesus cried out with a loud voice, saying, “Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani?” that is, “My God, My...

Synod’s decision on more hymns gives reason for concern

Synod 2018’s decision to add another 19 hymns to an abundance of hymns already adopted for the church services is a matter...

Watchfulness in respect of the doctrine

If anyone comes to you and does not bring this doctrine, do not receive him into your house nor greet him …...

For the Truth of God

March 23rd, 67 years ago, Klaas Schilder died. The Lord used him to feed His sheep in the green pastures of His...

Do all believers have a task to evangelise?

What’s the difference between mission and evangelism? Mission is said to be “the official proclamation of the gospel of Jesus Christ by...

More Hymns

Past synods of the Free Reformed Churches of Australia (FRCA) have rightly expressed concern about the proliferation of hymns in the Reformed...

FRCA Synod 2018’s interpretation of the CO about appeals

Suppose a church member finds a synod decision to be contrary to God’s Word. What should he do? Could he send an...