Historical Accounts Relevant to the History of the Protestant Reformed Churches
By: Dr. Robert P. Swierenga
(Interesting and instructive articles which affected also the Protestant Reformed Churches)


  1. Disloyal Dutch? Herman Hoeksema and the “Flag in Church” Controversy During World War I
    (Recounts incidents occurring in 14th Street Christian Reformed Church, Holland, MI,  involving the church and its pastor, Rev. Herman Hoeksema in connection with the placing of a flag in the church during worship services)


2. Burn the Wooden Shoes: Modernity and Division in the Christian Reformed Church in North America
(An account of the author’s evaluation of the changes taking place in the Christian Reformed Church—be sure also to read the Standard Bearer’s editorial comments in the April 15, 2010 and May 1. 2010 issues)