Reformed Herald Articles

Editorial – Dialing 911

9-1-1.  Three digits that evoke an emergency.  We tell our kids to memorize that number and only use it when they absolutely need help, and when they need help NOW. What do we do when our emergency is not a police, fire, or ambulance issue?  How do we handle emergencies just as real, but which require the Spirit of God ...

We All Get the Blues

We all get blue.  It is a common part of life, so common that we have an entire music genre dedicated to singing about “the blues.”  Many of us will even face depression, which often comes with stigma, guilt, and a host of other feelings that make the problem even worse.  But our God is a God of hope.  He ...

2015 RCUS Report of the President of Covenant East Classis

2015 Report of the President of Covenant East Classis of the Reformed Church in the United States “I will declare Your name to My brethren; in the midst of the assembly I will praise You.  You who fear the Lord, praise Him!  All you descendants of Jacob, glorify Him, and fear Him, all you offspring of Israel! For He has ...

Report on the Annual Meeting of Covenant East Classis

The 30th session of Covenant East Classis met March 3-4, 2015, at Peace Reformed Church in Napoleon, Ohio. The delegates for the Classis arrived the night before the meeting. The Executive Committee designated this time for a pre-Classis study titled “Bringing Peace to Conflict: God’s Method for all Christians in all Places and all Times.” Rev. Kyle Sorensen led the ...

WHY the Reformed Herald Exists

Editor: Some interesting observations on this subject are found at the very beginning of the Reformed Herald.  These two articles are found on pages 26-27 in the August 1956 issue (labeled as Volume XII, No. 3). FROM THE EDITOR’S DESK The Preacher says “there is no new thing under the sun.” Then why start a new paper? The reasons and ...

North American Presbyterian and Reformed Council 2014 Press Release

  The fortieth annual meeting of the North American Presbyterian and Reformed Council (NAPARC) was held November 11th – 13th, 2014, at Covenant Canadian Reformed Church, in Grassie, ON.  The Council was hosted by the Canadian Reformed Churches.   Following the morning Interim Committee meeting, which sets the docket for the plenary session of the Council, the Council was called ...

2015 Report of the President of Western Classis of the Reformed Church in the United States

2015 Report of the President of Western Classis of the Reformed Church in the United States Esteemed Fathers and Brethren: The purpose of the President’s Report, according to Article 81 of the Constitution, is to summarize and assess “the state of the Church.” In previous years, these reports have commented individually on each parochial report, but this year I have ...

Report on the Annual Meeting of Western Classis

The Western Classis of the Reformed Church in the United States convened its 30th annual session beginning March 3, 2015. The meeting was held in beautiful downtown Shafter, California, at the church building of Ebenezer Reformed Church. The host pastor, the Rev. Paul Henderson, welcomed the delegates and presented a devotion from 1 John 5:19. Later that evening we met ...

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