Western Protestant Ref. Young Peoples’ Convention

It was a day to be remembered!  It was a day in which the youth of the Western Protestant Reformed Churches gathered together in Christian fellowship. Our Convention was held in our Hull Church.  In the afternoon of March 20, Rev. J. Blankespoor, our president, presided at our usual meeting. ...

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Living Stones

Speech delivered at a combined meeting of the Young People’s Societies of the First Protestant Reformed Church on February 25, 1947. Chairman, members of the various societies represented here and Christian friends: I do not know why I am here.  I do not know what motivated your program committee to...

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Choosing a Vocation

It is several months ago that we wrote on the above topic.  Due to lack of space, we were not able to finish the subject before.  In this issue of our Beacon Lights, we expect to continue where we left off the last time.  To get the proper connection, permit...

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Charioteer

A story of Old Egypt in the Days of Joseph. Used by Permission of the Eerdmans’ Publ. Co.—Grand Rapids, Michigan   CHAPTER TWO As the merchantmen ate, speech shuttle cocked from one to another rapidly.  There was mystery in the air and they were all keyed up over it.  Accid-Adab...

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Movies Go to Church

You have probably read this article in a recent issue of This Week magazine. Have you noticed how they are trying to draw crowds into the churches?  They claimed that this was one of the most effective methods of increasing church attendance.  There has to be something which can serve...

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To Our Boys in Service

April 22, 1947 Dear Fellows: You, no doubt, have noticed that Beacon Lights is an Illinois number this time.  While we were preparing material for this issue, the question came to our mind: What about a letter to our Boys in Service?  We were not informed that the faithful and...

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