• August 1, 2018
    Jesus told his disciples that the first and greatest commandment was to love God. The second was nearly as important — to love your neighbor as yourself. From July 30 through August 1, 2018 Calvin Seminary has hosted a conference looking at what the second commandment means in today’s society. Many participants spoke of how the gospel and its commands to love our neighbors seems to be at odds with attitudes in society and even some churches today.
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  • August 1, 2018
    Christian Reformed Church congregations are encouraged to commemorate the CRC’s first Day of Justice on Aug. 19 in whatever ways they set fit to honor the theme of the day. However, many resources are available for churches to use in worship or in other ways. “Doing justice can come in a variety of actions. As the church, may CRC members use their resources towards those who need hope,” said Reggie Smith, director of the CRC’s Office of Social Justice and Race Relations.
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  • August 1, 2018
    Hannah Damsteegt always felt called to be a teacher. All of my life, I've felt it,” she said. “I loved my teachers. They were passionate teachers and Christians. I remember thinking, 'I really want to be like them someday'.” She did not know, however, that her call to teach would send her to Honduras as a missionary with Resonate Global Mission.
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  • August 1, 2018
    The Regional Synod of Canada of the Reformed Church in America has two full-time staff, who recently moved their office space to the Canadian office of the Christian Reformed Church in North America.
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  • July 25, 2018
    First CRC has been discovering that one practical way to fulfill their mission is to partner with a community ministry where one of their members is already serving. They call this new initiative “Opportunity to Bless,” or OTB for short.
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  • July 25, 2018
    Three Christian Reformed young adults and several Indigenous youths visited sites throughout southern Ontario recently to learn about Indigenous history in the area and to form relationships of respect and reconciliation.
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