On Sunday, February 4, 2024, Rev. David Dawn preached the Word at Peace Reformed Church (Garner, IA) and led the ordination and installation service of his son, Matthew Dawn, for the office of ruling elder. Matthew has been serving as an intern at PRC and is preparing for his licensure exams in Covenant East Classis.
Talking to your family about your estate plan paves the way for healthy dialogue about your values, goals and legacy. Join Barnabas Foundation’s Jim Bakke, J.D., as he shares practical tips about leading a fruitful conversation that prepares your loved ones for the future. Giving | Bequests | Growing the RCUS III
Having considered the Ten Commandments, one of the things we note is that obedience does not come naturally for us. We need training in living a Christian life and then we need discipling as we seek to live it. One of my friends, involved in a mission church, told me that they assign mentors to
Behold, children are a heritage from the LORD, The fruit of the womb is a reward. Like arrows in the hand of a warrior, So are the children of one’s youth. Happy is the man who has his quiver full of them; They shall not be ashamed, But shall speak with their enemies in the
Putting the mission in mission works A friend once told me about the time he visited his old seminary in Philadelphia. One professor, long retired, had helped to shape his ministry, and he enquired where he might find him. He was given directions to his nearby home, but as he turned onto the street, he stopped short.
Long ago my husband and I bought a used car. It was a terrible decision: we know nothing about cars. Nor did we know much about sales pitches. We prayed about it, and bought a lemon. It needed the same expensive transmission repair every year we owned it. One year, it needed that repair right
Chapter 1: John Wycliffe Martin Luther was not the church’s first reformer. In the latter part of the Middle Ages there arose many individuals who criticized the doctrine and government of the Roman Catholic Church. One of the most important was John Wycliffe (1320-1384). Wycliffe was born in England in the year 1320. He studied
Churches have a lot of things in common. But they are not all the same. There are differences as well as similarities, as anyone who has visited other churches while on vacation can verify. And if there are differences between one congregation and another, or one denomination and another, that’s even more obvious between one
We all know and believe that Christ was sinless, but could Christ have sinned? You see, being sinless and being incapable of sin are two entirely different things. This is a question that divides some in history of evangelical and reformed thought. The question revolves around what is called by theologians the impeccability of Christ. No