Speaking Up

Plagued by a lack of discussion in their young people’s society, the members of the program committee of First Church’s Senior Society decided to give an after-recess program that would encourage more active participation in Bible discussion. On these lines, the committee distributed an outline of Bible texts and a...

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Successful Church Libraries

  “Successful Church Libraries” By Elmer L. Towns and Cyril J. Barber. Baker Book House, Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1971. Elmer Towns is professor of Christian education at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. It is therefore understandable that the book stresses the church library as an educational center. Cyril Barber is librarian...

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Wanna See Mom!

Our children like cookies, candy, and gum. Not only do they like these things but they seem to desire them above any­thing else. As a result of their fondness for these items we often hear “Wanna cookie Mom,” “Got some candy for us Dad?”, “Gimme some gum,” and other similar...

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Spring

The boisterous wind picks up the falling raindrops and flings them clattering against the window pane. All day long heavy skies drop their moisture while icy winds spend their fury in sweeping gusts. Long, naked arms of ice-coated trees bend clumsily be­fore the savage onslaught of the storm. Night closes...

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Facing the Issues

“Facing the Issues” by William J. Frutza and Philip Di Cicco published by Baker Book House. Facing the Issues is the first book in the Contemporary Discussion Series. It contains thirteen interesting articles on relevant issues such as body transplants, creation of life, therapeutic abortion, and fashion and clothes. The...

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