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Former Orange City Pastor poses questions for rainbow-flag waving Christians
Former Orange City Pastor poses questions for rainbow-flag waving Christians

Kevin DeYoung, former pastor at First Reformed Church in Orange City, penned an article asking 40 questions for Christian who now wave rainbow flags. In his article, he highlighted some of the disappointment for Bible-believing Christians regarding the Supreme Court’s decision on homosexual marriage. ”But of all the things that grieve us, perhaps what’s been most difficult is seeing some...

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Orange City Library wants our kids to be like Bruce Jenner
Orange City Library wants our kids to be like Bruce Jenner

The news coverage of the March 20th O.C. library board meeting would have you believe progress is being made toward labeling and having separate shelving for the large new group of LGBT promoting books. http://www.ktiv.com/story/37771686/2018/03/Tuesday/orange-city-ia-public-library-to-separately-label-books-with-lgbtq-themes The library board spent much of the 60+ minute meeting discussing...

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Local PhD expresses concern
Local PhD expresses concern

Statement of concern: I am concerned over the presence of books supporting non-heterosexuality in the library. I do not accept that these books are protected under the Library Bill of Rights. A library is not only to provide for materials of “interest, information, and enlightenment”. It is a keeper of knowledge for the edification of the society it serves. This is implicit. To my...

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Redeemer URC Members Advance Transgender Agenda in Orange City
Redeemer URC Members Advance Transgender Agenda in Orange City

O.C. Pride Festival, new homosexual/transgender library books targeting our children, NWC and Dordt pushing evolution and the LGBT agenda…. Is Redeemer URC concerned about being salt and light in their community? Although we have heard no public statements from Pastor De Rooy on behalf of the elders of Redeemer URC, we have heard from two of their members. Brent Philipsen is an O.C....

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‘Good Christians’ on O.C. Library Board Advance Transgender Indoctrination of Children
‘Good Christians’ on O.C. Library Board Advance Transgender Indoctrination of Children

Todd McDonald is one of the seven Orange City library board members that voted unanimously on March 20 to retain in circulation a children's book called "Morris Mickelwhite and his Tangerine Dress."  This book is about a kindergarten boy named Morris who goes to school each day after his mother paints his fingernails and sends him in a bright colored dress. At first he is not accepted but by the...

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OC Library Board relies on LGBT activist for decision… on LGBT materials
OC Library Board relies on LGBT activist for decision… on LGBT materials

Dan Chibnall, the president-elect of the Iowa Library Association, was the main point of contact when it came to the petition regarding materials that promote homosexuality and transgenderism to children. The Iowa Library Association was used as a credible source of information and for its advice by the Orange City Library Board. The Iowa Library Association was referenced over and over again at...

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Article: You can’t say that!
Article: You can’t say that!

The following is an excerpt from an article that appeared in the Northwest Iowa REVIEW. The author highlighted the hypocrisy of those pushing the pro-homosexual, pro-transgender movement: "You can't say that on the radio!" exclaimed the moderator of KWIT's talk show The Exchange on February 28. She removed "that" from the online version of the live broadcast.The Exchange featured four...

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Breen: You are actually bigoted if…
Breen: You are actually bigoted if…

Tim Breen, the Pastor of First RCA Orange City,  gave a sermon The Cross and the Rainbow  on Oct. 23, 2017 around the time of Orange City’s first Homosexual/Transgender Pride event. Pastor Breen appears to be unaware that a large portion of his congregation and the historic Christian view on homosexuality is actually falling into the category he labels as “unthinking Christians or...

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Keep tips coming!
Keep tips coming!

Progressive Reformation Iowa has received nearly one hundred pieces of information from those willing to help expose theological error in the church and area institutions. Those submitting tips can remain anonymous. We realize exposing theological error will possibly cause some people to lose their jobs, so we are very careful not to reveal our sources of information. Please keep those tips...

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Parent expresses concern about LGBT books
Parent expresses concern about LGBT books

One parent in the community took to the Orange City Library's Facebook page to express their concern regarding the books aimed at Pre-K children that are promoting homosexuality and transgenderism. "I never used to have to worry about what my children would come across at the library. Now, even in the children's section, I have to pre-screen what my children can even look at when in the...

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NWC Prof says kids being led astray by creation science books, compares promoting homosexuality/transgenderism to fried-food cookbook
NWC Prof says kids being led astray by creation science books, compares promoting homosexuality/transgenderism to fried-food cookbook

Northwestern professor of biology, Sara Tolsma, provided a two-minute speech during the Orange City Library board meeting regarding children’s books promoting homosexuality and transgenderism. Tolsma compared the books built on sexual immorality to books that describe how to fry food. ”We all have books that we might like to see banned, labled or shelved separately,” Tolsma said....

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Orange City Pastors take a Public Biblical Stand
Orange City Pastors take a Public Biblical Stand

Orange City Pastors Ryan Perz (Cornerstone Baptist), Sacha Walicord (Grace Reformed Presbyterian Church) and John Klompien (Calvary CRC) have taken a Biblical stand concerning the books in the Orange City public library promoting or normalizing transgenderism/homosexuality. If you know these three men, then you know they don’t look for trouble, controversy, or fanfare; but week after week...

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Activist Library Director pushing homosexuality/transgenderism materials on our youth
Activist Library Director pushing homosexuality/transgenderism materials on our youth

Amanda Vazquez, the new Orange City Library Director, ordered dozens of materials promoting homosexuality and transgenderism. Many of these materials are aimed at young children and some have been prominently displayed in the library! Amanda wanted to have the Orange City Library be an official sponsor for OC Pride, but that was not allowed. She is a member of American Reformed Church (see...

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SURPRISE! American Reformed Church over-represented on library board with 3 or 4 members
SURPRISE! American Reformed Church over-represented on library board with 3 or 4 members

Jared Weber, president Elizabeth Kensak, V.P. Aaron Haverdink, Secretary/Treasurer Mable Mantel Gail Marincovich Todd McDonald Article about American Reformed Church here.

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Orange City Library petition
Orange City Library petition

To sign the petition, please visit the link below. This petition, which Progressive Reformation Iowa believes is a good start to addressing this issue, originated from a Northwestern College professor. Progressive Reformation Iowa would call on the Orange City City Council to call for the activist library director to step down from her position. TEXT OF PETITION: "We, the undersigned, call on...

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