Daily Archives: 13 Nov 2016

The Opening of the Synod of Dort

A national Synod was called to meet in Dort in 1618 for the purpose of examining the views of Arminius in the light of Scripture. The Great Synod was convened by the States-General of Holland on November 13, 1618. There … Continue reading

Posted in Church History

Cancelling Classes Because of Political Disappointment? No, Don’t

So, Donald Trump won the presidential election, and colleges and universities around the country are predictably canceling classes and exams because students are predictably too devastated to be able to do their schoolwork. It’s everywhere. A professor at University of … Continue reading

Posted in Modern Culture

New Zealand: Earthquake and Tsunami

New Zealand’s civil defence has issued a Tsunami warning after the country’s South Island was struck by a powerful 7.4 magnitude earthquake.  The tremor hit roughly 57 miles away from Christchurch, the largest city on the country’s South Island.  The scale … Continue reading

Posted in Modern Culture