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God’s Purpose for Living Creatures

“In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.” Genesis 1:1. “And God made the beast of the earth…and everything that creepeth upon the earth…and God saw that it was good.” Genesis 1:25. God created all things for himself. God saw what He created that it was good. God chose a people unto himself […]

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Reading in the Primary Grades

Reading is one of the basic subjects in our curriculum, and its foundation is laid in the primary grades.  It is the task of the primary teachers to so equip a child with reading skills that he can go on using and applying these skills to his many other subjects.  It is so important for […]

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Pre-School Preparation

Have you ever stopped to watch a little girl playing with her dolls, or a little boy playing with his trucks? My! how busy he is, putting himself wholeheartedly into his play. Yes, this is the nature of a child; what he does, he does wholeheartedly. It is for this reason that a child is […]

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Fighting the Battle of Faith

Rev. G. Van Baren spoke to us Thursday morning on the topic: “Fighting the Battle of Faith.” He pointed out, that the fact that we must hold fast to the truth which we have, implies that there is a battle. In his first point, the battle as such, Rev. Van Baren said that in our […]

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Federation Board Report

Your Federation Board has held three meetings since our last convention. In our Septemher meeting a committee was appointed to draw up a list of topics from our library file for society after-recess programs. This list was completed and is now in the hands of the secretaries of our various societies. It is the hope […]

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Dancing

You may be surprised to find an article on this topic in our Young People’s magazine, but the question: Can we as Christian young people participate in some forms of dancing for recreation? is in the minds of many people today. For this reason, dear reader, we have decided to discuss the problem. I had […]

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The Place of the Kindergarten in Our School System

Kindergarten is a community of five and six-year old people. These people are very special people, spontaneous, warm, friendly, and eager. Although still firmly attached to home and family, they are beginning to discover the world of people and the things about them. They lavish their love and affection upon that fortunate individual, the kindergarten […]

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Regional Staff Report

The young people of our Creston Church held a Singspiration in their church for the purpose of getting funds to cover the cost of a recorder which they hoped to purchase. This recorder is to be used to bring sermons to the shut-ins and other uses. We were led in singing by Chuck Westra, a […]

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Regional Staff Report

On a beautiful afternoon in September, as many of our people as possible were gathered together to celebrate the 40th anniversary in the ministry of our beloved pastor, Rev. H. Hoeksema. The celebration was held on Sept. 16, at the Christian Reformed Conference Grounds. We spent an enjoyable afternoon talking with old friends and meeting […]

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