• August 15, 2018
    Andrea de los Santos was one of many children living in poverty in Sabana Grande de Boyá, Dominican Republic. Intelligent and driven, she had dreams of becoming a medical doctor-but her parents could barely afford to provide for her basic needs, let alone a good education.
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  • August 15, 2018
    The familiar term TULIP is a teaching tool that scholars began to use in the 1900s to help explain, in shorthand, the five main points of doctrine that came out of the Synod of Dort, which met four hundred years ago between 1618-19 in the city of Dordrecht in the Netherlands.
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  • August 15, 2018
    From 1995 to 2016, each October would find hundreds of people gathering in Ancaster, Ont., for a Day of Encouragement (DOE) that included worship, teaching, and networking. While the event was appreciated by many, declining numbers and the rise of alternate events have led to a decision to retire the Ancaster Day of Encouragement.
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  • August 15, 2018
    Late in July, World Renew reached its goal to raise $50,000 to provide relief for Rohingya families who fled Myanmar over the past year and have arrived at the Jamtoli refugee camp in southeastern Bangladesh. The funds will be matched one-to-one by a Seattle-based nonprofit, One Day's Wages, making $100,000 available for the project.
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  • August 15, 2018
    Darryl and Rebecca Begay are Navajo artists who say their work as silversmith jewelers, which is gaining a following worldwide, has been infused in the past few years by the movement of the Holy Spirit. Both are members of Church Rock Christian Reformed Church, where Rev. Bobby Boyd has been teaching them and others to be sensitive to the ways, through prayer and praise, God's Holy Spirit can transform lives.
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  • August 15, 2018
    Members of Church Rock Christian Reformed Church were waving their hands and loudly praising God during a Sunday-morning worship service in late July. In their exuberant prayer and worship, the worshipers were thanking the Holy Spirit for bringing much-needed rain to the parched farms and desert land where they live.
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  • August 17, 2018

    The Trick

    A historical novel about Hitler’s assault on the Jews and its repercussions, The Trick also reveals the deep human longing for love, forgiveness, hope, and a place to belong.