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Of all the months of the year, none has greater significance for the church of God, has more to say to us, carries with it more sentiment, than this month of December, which is with us once again. How soon! How time does fly! First of all, first also in the minds of young and […]

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Damage of Digital Distraction

The smartphone is an amazing device.  Its sleek, glassy screen enables us to connect with friends, watch TV, search the web, process email, take photographs, read books, play games, and even do our devotions.  What’s not to love about that? The answer may surprise you.   It’s a lot, actually.  There is evidence that our digital […]

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The Stormy Sea

You are at sea.  Your ship is sound, having passed all pre-departure checks with flying colors.  The waves are calm, beating a slow, low rhythm against the hull.  You climb the rigging and reach the crow’s nest for another long, boring day of keeping watch along the horizon for any signs of trouble.  Hours of […]

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Depression and Anxiety (2)

In the previous article on this subject we noted that twenty percent of teens (1 out of 5) will struggle with severe depression or anxiety before they are adults.  This is not only debilitating but can be terrifying. What can be done to avoid this kind of thing happening?  The things we need to know […]

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Choosing Our Companions

Psalm 119:63  Many of you have graduated this past summer. Some will go on to college, others to the work place. Who will be your     companions? Where will you seek them? What difference does it make? May the Psalmist’s confession be ours: “I am a companion of all that fear thee, and of them that […]

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They’re Not PR

On September 14, the Young Calvinists held a Talking Points meeting dealing with the truth of the catholicity of Christ’s church and how that truth is worked out in our lives. Most of us as young people could give a pretty good definition of the “holy catholic church” that we confess every week; we have […]

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It is seemingly impossible to turn on the television, open a website, or scroll through a feed without seeing the fallout of man’s sin. We are spectators to horrific mass shootings, human trafficking and all the abuses associated with it, addictions, violent disputes within our borders and around the world, and tragic warfare. Man brings […]

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In this article I will be discussing the Limerick Reformed Fellowship (LRF), the struggles of the young person, and some of the differences between us and the Protestant Reformed Churches (PRC). Limerick Reformed Fellowship Life out here is very different. We are a small congregation, a fellowship, not a church. Eventually, we hope to establish […]

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The Blessing of Elderly Saints

Over the past year I have had the opportunity to work at Sunset Manor and Villages, and I cannot say enough of how great of a blessing this job has been in my life. It’s hard even to consider it a job anymore. Yes, I am paid by the company, but I have been given […]

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Depression and Anxiety (1)

The statistics on teenage depression are rather startling.  About 20 percent of teens (that’s 1 out of 5) will experience depression before they reach adulthood.  Between 10 to 15 percent of teens have some symptoms of depression at any one time.  About 5 percent of teens are suffering from major depression at any one time.   […]

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