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When on November of 1944 our minister, Rev. C. Hanko, made known unto us that he felt that he must accept the call to Manhattan, Montana, our hearts were saddened and we felt for the moment that all was against us, for Rev. Hanko had labored in our midst faithfully for almost ten years and in that time ties had been made that were not easy to break, not alone that Rev. Hanko and family were well liked in the congregation, but his work among us had the result that we became as one unit, loving each other in Christ...

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At the end of the 83rd year of existence of the Reformed Free Publishing Association and the continuous publication of the Standard Bearer, we can again report to the association and our readers that we have been enabled by God’s providential care to continue giving a witness to the “Reformed truth,” the purpose of our organization. We give thanks to our heavenly Father that He has made this possible for another year. He made this possible above all by the working of His grace and Spirit through many persons. In this annual report I would like to touch upon the many...

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Rev. Herman Hoeksema, in his book The Protestant Reformed Churches in America, makes the following statement: Although the first issue of the periodical [the Standard Bearer] appeared in October 1924, the purpose to publish a paper devoted to the development and dissemination of the Reformed truth was conceived much earlier. In fact, in their brochure: Om Recht en Waarheit (For Justice and Truth), the Reverends Danhof and Hoeksema already announced their intention to publish a monthly paper in which they might develop the truth. Even before the monthly was published, several brethren interested in the cause of Reformed truth had organized...

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September 25, 2008 The Annual Meeting of the Reformed Free Publishing Association marks the completion of another year of publishing, and the seeking of the Association’s approval of plans for the coming year. This includes the election of four new board members to replace those retiring after three years of service, and the adoption of a budget for the new publishing year. We, the board, take this opportunity to mark, with you, the Lord’s blessing over the past year, and years, and to seek His blessing for the future publishing year and years. May we with the prophet Samuel of...

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