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Presenting free online resources with questions for discussion for

  • personal study and reflection
  • small group discussion
  • adult education church groups

Reformation Themes: Commemorating the 500th Anniversary (print-friendly PDF)
October 2017 marks the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, an event that changed the course of Western history. This collection includes a series of articles focusing on each of the five solas—Scripture alone, faith alone, Christ alone, grace alone, and glory to God alone—along with a retrospective by Dr. Karin Maag, “The Reformation: What Did We Gain? What Did We Lose?”

Reformed Basics (print-friendly PDF)
What does “Reformed” mean anyway? A compilation of previous Banner articles by award-winning writer and former Banner editor Rev. Len Vander Zee on topics including election, the Trinity, original sin, and more.

Just for Kids: A Baker's Dozen (print-friendly PDF)
Here are 13 of Joanne De Jonge’s favorite “Just for Kids” articles from The Banner. A free pdf collection of award-winning nature writing that inspires both kids and kids-at-heart to delight in and celebrate God’s amazing creation. (Please note that this collection does not include questions for discussion.)

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