• July 11, 2018
    Christian Reformed Church in North America staff members request your prayers for the people of Haiti, its government, ongoing ministry there, and the future of this country. On July 6, the Haitian government, in an attempt to boost their revenues in compliance with an International Monetary Fund request, announced hikes of up to 50 percent in prices for gasoline, diesel and kerosene.
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  • July 11, 2018
    Kristine Van Noord, who will be speaking later this month at the “Loving Your Neighbor Conference” at Calvin Theological Seminary, was pleased this week when three fathers who had crossed the U.S. border three months ago were reunited with their children in Grand Rapids, Mich. Serving as Bethany’s program manager for refugee resettlement, Van Noord has had an up-close look at the difficulties and uncertainty that such young children have experienced.
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  • July 11, 2018
    During the Muslim holy month of Ramadan this year, Christian brothers and sisters across Southern Ontario joined together at 11 separate locations for a night of worship and prayer. About 50 people gathered at Harvest Bible Chapel Oakville to pray because they see prayer as vital in their ministry to Muslims.
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  • July 11, 2018
    In June, to honor the CRC’s oldest congregations at the denomination’s annual synod meeting, Dr. Steven Timmermans, executive director of the CRCNA, took time to recognize churches that have passed the milestone anniversary of 150 years. Each will receive a special plaque.
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  • July 11, 2018
    The World Cup has all the goods to capture your attention and imagination: the elegance of world class athletes, with their steaming tackles, set piece wizardry, dives, flops, lung-bursting runs down the wing, their counterattacks and deadbolt defenses. And like religious faith, the appeal of the World Cup, and soccer in general, is just begging to be theologically analyzed and understood.
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  • July 5, 2018
    Learning that the book Origins, published by Faith Alive Christian Resources and already published in French and Korean, is currently being translated into Chinese and Farsi (Iranian Persian) struck me as interesting and even newsworthy. Visiting with one of the authors gave me a welcome glimpse into the handiwork of God.
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