• August 8, 2018
    Mary Sterenberg has a strong sense of God’s Spirit at work and building momentum as many congregations, organizations, and ministries prepare for a region-wide revival called Cityfest with Luis and Andrew Palau taking place on Sept. 8-9 in downtown Grand Rapids.
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  • August 8, 2018
    Seeking to revitalize Christian worship across congregational, denominational, racial, educational, and generational lines, the Calvin Institute of Worship annually provides grants to range of organizations for projects aimed at improving worship. The institute has just announced new grants for teachers and scholars.
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  • August 8, 2018
    When a librarian frustrated by bullying in her Middle Eastern school asked God for help, he answered. The school was plagued by bullying. Older students shoved younger students in the hallways and knocked them to the ground on the playground.
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  • August 8, 2018
    Rod Hugen and Eric Cepin used the blockbuster 1999 movie The Matrix as part of their template for The Village, the church they founded more than 15 years ago in Tucson, Ariz. While its cutting-edge special effects and science-fiction action struck a chord for millions of viewers,it was the core message — in an era of falling church attendance and brash skepticism — that hit home.
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  • August 8, 2018
    When Paula Emília first heard that she had breast cancer in 2007, she quickly despaired. Her medical background told her just how serious this was. Although Paula’s first hours knowing she had cancer were incredibly emotional, God soon reminded her of his presence.
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  • August 1, 2018
    Donovan Carlile is busy these days helping with electrical wiring and other tasks to make sure the new Rehoboth Christian High School in Rehoboth, N.Mex. is ready for the opening of classes on Thursday, Aug. 9. Funded entirely by tuition and donations from alumni, families, churches, and foundations, the more than $9 million facility for grades 9-12 will include eight new classrooms, renovations to three existing classrooms, space for staff, a teaching kitchen, a science/art lab, a computer lab, and a lounge space for students.
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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.