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Killing Newborns… The London Daily Telegraph (March 4, 2012) ran the headline: “Killing babies no different from abortion, experts say.” In Britain, two “medical ethicists,” Alberto Giubilini and Francesca Minerva, associated with Ox­ford University, have published an article in the Journal of Medical Ethics contending that, “Parents should be allowed…

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Rev. DeVries is pastor of the Protestant Reformed Church in Wingham, Ontario, Canada. “Tenured Bigots”  Such is the title of a telling article by Mark Bergin in WORLD magazine (August 18, 2007). It is common knowledge that the institutions of higher learning in North America are dominated by professors who have little…

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Rev. DeVries is pastor of the Protestant Reformed Church in Wingham, Ontario, Canada.   “Global Warming” and a Green Gospel  A poll released in February 2006 shows that seventy percent of American evangelical Christians see global warming as a “serious threat” to the future of the planet. According to a…

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Rev. DeVries is pastor of the Protestant Reformed Church in Wingham, Ontario, Canada.   No Services on Christmas Sunday??  It seems churches today are willing to bend over backwards in an attempt to accommodate their members. The mega-churches typically have multiple services with various worship styles. But who would have…

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Rev. DeVries is pastor of the Protestant Reformed Church in Wingham, Ontario, Canada. The Religion of Youth—and Many More?? This is scary—a book by Christian Smith and MelindaLundquist Denton, researchers with the National Study of Youth and Religion at the University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill), entitled, Soul Searching: The Religious…

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Rev. DeVries is pastor of the Protestant Reformed Church in Wingham, Ontario, Canada. CRC Subscription Revision The Formula of Subscription serves a very vital purpose in Reformed Churches. At least it should. From the time of the Reformation in the sixteenth century, the Reformed churches had great concern to maintain…

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Rev. DeVries is pastor of the Protestant Reformed Church in Wingham, Ontario, Canada. Ominous Signs of Coming Assault on Canadian Churches This year Canada observes the twenty-fifth anniversary of its adoption of the “Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.” This document has a nice sounding title, but it provides the…

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Rev. DeVries is pastor of the Protestant Reformed Church in Wingham, Ontario, Canada. “Tenured Bigots”  Such is the title of a telling article by Mark Bergin in WORLD magazine (August 18, 2007). It is common knowledge that the institutions of higher learning in North America are dominated by professors who have little…

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Rev. DeVries is pastor of the Protestant Reformed Church in Wingham, Ontario, Canada. Heinous Ad Campaign It seems that mainline denominations, with their steadily shrinking memberships, are becoming increasingly desperate. Anything goes in attempting to attract attention with a view to reversing that trend. The Record, newspaper of the Kitchener/Waterloo, Ontario…

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Rev. DeVries is pastor of the Protestant Reformed Church in Wingham, Ontario, Canada. Persecution in Iraq  When we think of Iraq, we likely tend to focus upon the war against terrorism, the military involvement against al-Qaeda. We may think of the on-going internal strife among the largely Muslim populations—Shiites versus…

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Rev. DeVries is pastor of the Protestant Reformed Church in Wingham, Ontario, Canada.   “O Be Careful Little Tongue…”  You remember the little children’s song that encourages the child to avoid sinning with various members of his body— eyes, ears, hands, feet. More than ever that warning is needed regarding…

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