• April 18, 2018

    Alejandro Rafael Vargas Castellanos and his friend Carlos David Pineda Rodríguez were on their way home from a birthday party in October 2011 when police in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, tried to stop them. They fled and were killed. The murders began a process involving a Christian Reformed Church-connected ministry of purging corrupt police from the force.

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  • April 18, 2018

    In a recent Chaplain of the Coast Guard Change of Watch ceremony in Washington, D.C., Christian Reformed Church chaplain Thomas J. Walcott, CAPT, USN, CHC, assumed duties as the 11th Chaplain of the Coast Guard.

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  • April 18, 2018

    With her commitment to saving tigers in mind, Mikayla Flikkema recently joined more than 8,500 people to climb the 1,776 steps of Canada’s CN Tower in Toronto. Before the climb, Mikayla had raised nearly $2,500 to support World Wildlife Fund Canada, which works to address environmental challenges in ecologically fragile places and to protect wildlife.

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  • April 18, 2018

    “In the beginning was the Word,” says the disciple John at the start of his gospel account. Keeping that in mind, the sacred words we use to express the mystery, meaning, and power of the Word are significant. This theme ran through a number of speeches and presentations at Calvin College’s 2018 Festival of Faith and Writing, Apr. 12-14.

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  • April 18, 2018

    Lucy del Carmen recently accepted the Kuyper College Service Award—for both her own service and on behalf of her late husband, Vincente Apostol (also known as Vince).

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  • April 11, 2018

    Joel Carpenter was fascinated and pleased by the research contained in an article that appeared in the October 2017 International Bulletin of Mission Research. Funded in part by the Nagel Institute for the Study of World Christianity, research provides a first-ever look at groups of Yoruba people in North Central Nigeria who make frequent pilgrimages to prayer mountains to encounter, express their needs to, and offer praises to God.

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