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Editorial – “Christian Confidant”

We all have moments in our life when we need to confide in someone.  When you have a personal crisis, why do you choose the person you do?  The person in whom we confide (our confidant) becomes very influential in shaping us.  What our best friend tells us shapes how we interpret those harsh words that someone used against us.  ...

2016 Report of the President Of Northern Plains Classis Of the Reformed Church in the U.S.

Esteemed Brothers, Once again the time has come to consider the state in which we find the Northern Plains Classis. As we look back on the past year, we see the Lord’s hand at work in our midst. This does not mean we have been free from trials. However it does mean that Christ is still building his church in ...

THE GOOD FIGHT OF FAITH

THE GOOD FIGHT OF FAITH 2 Timothy 4:1-8 (verse 7) “1 I charge thee therefore before God, and the Lord Jesus Christ, who shall judge the quick and the dead at his appearing and his kingdom; 2 Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine. 3 For the time will ...

2016 Report of the President of South Central Classis of the Reformed Church in the United States

  “Be of the same mind toward one another. Do not set your mind on high things, but associate with the humble. Do not be wise in your own opinion. Repay no one evil for evil. Have regard for good things in the sight of all men. If it is possible, as much as depends on you, live peaceably with ...

Report on the Annual Meeting of South Central Classis

Article 77 of the RCUS Constitution requires that each Classis of the RCUS Synod “meet regularly in the spring” to conduct the business of the church. Article 79 goes on to read: “The annual meeting of a Classis shall be opened with religious services, including the preaching of a sermon by the President, or by one of its members designated ...

Who owns your heart? An Elder’s understanding

  In the exercise of the work of Pastors and Elders an unfortunate repeated experience comes to mind. I believe it is one in need of study and understanding in the work we are asked to undertake. We have the pleasure of examining confirmands as well as examining new members.  Yet we also have the difficult task of helping believers ...

Special Meeting of Covenant East Classis

The Covenant East Classis convened via video conference call at 7 pm on April 12, 2016, for the purpose of conducting an ordination exam for licentiate Mr. Steve Carr.  Nine pastors and ten elders were a part of this meeting, coming together through the internet while sitting in our respective studies all across the country!  (The President reports that he ...

Mission Work Updates: Grace Reformed Church of NW Arkansas

  Northwest Arkansas is one of the fastest growing regions in the United States. Walmart, Tyson Foods, and J. B. Hunt are among the several major corporations located here which are drawing people from all over the country. Economic growth has produced diversity in this region that many would never have imagined. It is well known that the Hispanic population ...

Church News

Church News Update on our Retired Ministers “Greetings to our RCUS friends. We dearly miss fellowship with you saints of the Lord.  After retirement from the active pastorate, we moved to Phoenix where all four of our children live as well as their families and where we all attend the United Reformed Church. The Lord gave me the enormous blessing ...

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