Reformed Herald Articles

Editorial – “Just a Drop in a Bucket”

Editorial – “Just a Drop in a Bucket” Every four years Americans are told, “this is the most important election of our lifetime.” And every four years, it always seems like that is the case. This time around, we face mounting concerns over several nations around the world bent on evil and destruction towards other nations, expecially our own (North ...

OUR COVENANTAL CONSTITUTION: A UNIQUE DOCUMENT

OUR COVENANTAL CONSTITUTION A UNIQUE DOCUMENT The Constitution of the United States of America is a unique document based upon principles that are little understood today because historians have generally not been aware of an accurate accounting of its background. The reason for this is that our Constitution is a covenantal document based on principles that come out of Scripture. ...

Living in Babylon Sermon on Jeremiah 29:4-14

Living in Babylon Sermon on Jeremiah 29:4-14 Having once lived in the Promised Land, the Hebrew people of Jerusalem were taken captive by the soldiers of King Nebuchadnezzar and carried off to the strange land of Babylon. While by this time the Babylonian Empire included much of the Middle East, many of the captives were taken to the city of ...

The Spirit of Murmuring (Grumbling) Reveals a Spirit of Discontent

The Spirit of Murmuring (Grumbling) Reveals a Spirit of Discontent Recently, I read a most timely book*. Though it was written in 1645, during a time when Christians were suffering great persecution from the Roman Catholic Church, it has been most helpful to me. Every believer experiences light afflictions from time to time. We call them “light” because that’s what ...

Congo Economic Development Activities

  Congo Economic Development Activities We have had some good news from the Democratic Republic of the Congo.  Last year, we arranged to have a representative from an organization called Farming God’s Way to visit the various areas where we support churches in the Congo.  With his advice, and with the rain sent by the grace of God, our brothers ...

FAITHFUL ELDERS (Notes on RCUS History)

INTRODUCTION: Members of the Reformed Church in the United States (RCUS) should know that our denomination was started in 1725 in Pennsylvania (that’s right, we will celebrate our 300th anniversary in just nine years) holding to the same creeds and preaching the same Reformed theology that we do today. Unfortunately, we cannot say that our Church has held strongly to ...

In Loving Memory of Rev. Dr. C. W. “Bud” Powell April 27, 1934 – July 29, 2016

    The Rev. Dr. C. W. “Bud Powell was called home to eternal rest in the presence of His Savior on July 29, 2016.  Funeral services were held on Friday, August 5, 2016, in Colorado Springs, Colorado.  Rev. J. P. Mosley (Pastor-Elect of Trinity Covenant Reformed Church in Colorado Springs) officiated at the service while Rev. Matthew Powell preached ...

Back to School: But Do You Know What Is Happening?

Back to School: But Do You Know What Is Happening? Rev. Dr. C. W. Powell (originally published in Reformed Herald, Sep 2003)     “Through wisdom is an house builded; and by understanding it is established: And by knowledge shall the chambers be filled with all precious and pleasant riches. A wise man is strong; yea, a man of knowledge ...

Why We Do What We Do? Covenant Confirmation

Why We Do What We Do? Covenant Confirmation [Editor-The following is a bulletin insert the author uses in the RCUS church he serves. You are granted permission to use in your local churches as you see fit.] “The rite of confirmation is the solemn and joyous acknowledgment by the congregation that God has confirmed His covenant promise of salvation, which ...

HEIDELBERG YOUTH CAMP – Western Classis

  Matthew 5:14, “Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid.” What were some of the covenant youth in California doing this summer?  Well, during the month of June from the 13th -17th some 50 covenant youth enjoyed the Sierra Mountains at Sierra Christian Camp.  High up in the majestic ...

By Grace Alone, by Paul Treick

Click for an original composition by Paul Treick, “By Grace Alone.”

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