Reading: Micah 4, Revelation 21. Verse 3 and 4 speak about that beautiful prospect, when the Word of God reigns. Those well known words ‘They shall beat their swords into plowshares’. Many people misuse these words for their doctrine of pacifism. This is a promise that comes to fulfillment, if we listen to the Word of… Continue reading Meditation: Micah 4:1-5 (3)
We’ve heard this before. “No! no! I can do it!” And we watch as a little child struggles to put on her shoes, left on the right and right on the left. We put out our hand to help, but “No! I can do it!” When it comes to the shoelaces, she doesn’t have a… Continue reading I can do it!
Reading: Genesis 24:1-9 and 59-67. At first reading this story seems like fairy tale with a happy ending. But it runs much deeper than that. The fundamental message is that the Lord provides a solid foundation for the church. It is time for Isaac to marry. Abraham does not want him to marry a Canaanite… Continue reading Meditation: Genesis 24
(1) Pomfret, J, Xi Jinping’s quest to revive Stalin’s communist ideology, The Washington Post, October 16, 2017 (2) Chinese Journalist faces 7 years in jail for ‘leaking state document’s, BBC News, 5 April, 2015 (3) Fitzgerald, J, Human Dignity and its Enemies, Inside Story, October 2017
The Canadian Reformed Seminary (CRTS) in Hamilton, Canada, organized a project, this year, which is called ‘Celebrate 1517’. For this project, CRTS created a number of opportunities in the arts. Part of this project was to have ‘commissioned music’ which can be performed by bands and orchestras. Mr. Kent Dykstra in British Columbia composed “Arise”.… Continue reading Celebrate 1517 – Music
(1) See J H Van den Berg, Dr. Gedane Zaken. G F Callenbach. The Netherlands. 1977. (2) Blanchard, John. Does God Believe in Atheists? Evangelical Press Darlington UK. 2000. p 121 (3) Blanchard, John. Pop Goes the Gospel, p. 84 (4) Quoted in The Dallas Morning News, Oct. 29, 1978, p. 14A).
The term ‘Fake News’ will not be unknown for those who have at least some interest in what is going on in the United States of America. In their extreme hatred for president Trump and their desire to cause his downfall, several of the media do not hesitate to create their own news about Mr.… Continue reading Real News
Nothing happens by chance. Whatever is in the news, it is the work of God. And what is not news-worthy for the world, it is also God’s work. Whatever happens, it must serve Him. He governs all things, through Jesus Christ, Who is the Head of the Christian Church. It is the purpose of this… Continue reading Christian News Site
Or: How do we use the mass-media? News is business. For the large newspapers and broadcasters, it is of vital importance to be able to draw the attention of their readers by reporting on something new, something that stands out from the rest. Newspapers need readers. Broadcasters want people to watch their shows. That is… Continue reading When News Is More Than Just News