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What is Wrong with our Singspirations?

“What is wrong with our singspirations?” This was the question asked several months ago in Open Forum, and it resulted in some very interesting and well-written ideas. These responses show that there are many who care about our church life and are willing to give ideas for its improvement. Allow me to briefly summarize the […]

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A New Topic

Dear Mark, I felt your article in the Open Forum entitled “A New Topic” was very well writ­ten. It spoke of the Singspiration held at Southeast Church on February 12. I would have liked to have been there, but the Lord has a place picked out for me already, and where He calls me, I […]

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Singspirations

There is a definite lack of interest in our singspirations and this has been proved by our last efforts. We cannot criticize the work that the committee puts forth in their preparation, but could we ask for just a little more? Most of our singspirations lack a strong theme with Bible verses or readings to […]

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Singspirations: Where Were You!

In answer to the question “what is wrong with our singspirations?” The natural tendency is to blame some­one else. Some of the people will blame the committee for not advertising it enough. Some will say the special numbers are no good or why can’t we get some good ones. Well, where is all the talent? […]

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What is Wrong with our Singspirations?

Dear Mark, In response to your question in the March issue of Beacon Lights I have the following comments and suggestions to make. I believe that the lack of attendance of singspirations is due primarily to the fact that such short notice is given. Lately a notice appeared in the bulletin of First Church informing […]

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Singspirations

There were probably no more than one hundred people at the Beacon Lights Singspiration held February 12 at Southeast Church. One hundred people. Not a very good representation of all our young people who could have been there. Why were no more present? It seems that in other churches in this area such hymn-sings are […]

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Waning Interest

In the past, the smallness of the Protestant Reformed Churches, which has been deplored by many, has led also to various desirable characteristics. Paramount among these was the closeness experienced by the young people in the different congregations. This closeness has been consummated yearly in the Young People’s Convention. A bond of fellowship and friendship […]

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