Jelte Numan

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Classis North 20-11-2020’s bad decision

Last week Friday Classis North adopted a proposal submitted by the FRC Launceston to “propose that Synod decide to mandate the Deputies for Sister Church Relations to accept invitations...

Reformation Day

Some people say: doctrine divides but service unites, so let’s focus on what unites us, on what we have in common, rather than on what divides. But with such...

Balaam’s Counsel

"Look, these women caused the children of Israel, through the counsel of Balaam, to trespass against the LORD in the incident of Peor, and there was a plague among...

Netflix and that sort of stuff

I recently received this message from a fellow elder: “With the growing trend, even in our own circles, to subscribe to video on demand services like Netflix, I believe it...

After the fall into sin is everyone still in God’s image?

I’ve written about this before in relation to reformed education but the frequency with which I read and hear, in our church life and literature, that everyone is in...

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Classis North 20-11-2020’s bad decision

Last week Friday Classis North adopted a proposal submitted by the FRC Launceston to “propose that Synod decide to mandate the Deputies for Sister...

Are Human Rights Biblical?

Human rights are relatively new. It was only following the atrocities of WW II that human rights became a global movement. Already after WW...

Bonhoeffer: Dead End Theology

Seven years ago, Dutch DGK minister Rev E Heres wrote: “It is remarkable how much attention there is in our time for the German theologian...

Reformation Day

Some people say: doctrine divides but service unites, so let’s focus on what unites us, on what we have in common, rather than on...

A School of Sons and Daughters (2)

The following is the second and final part of Dr C van Dam's speech. Memory Work             Scripture makes clear that parents have to entrust the...