Louis TammingaIsolated People

“Is it true?” he asked, “that in American streets one sees houses without people around, talking together?” I answered that was mostly so. He said, “There must be much loneliness in America…” 

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The ‘good ole days’ may tell the story of how front porches were the norm. That is a far cry from the backyard concept where neighbours find their privacy.

July 22, 2015 1 0 comments
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Recent research has been pushing ministry leaders to consider how their congregations are developing and supporting lifelong pathways of faith formation/discipleship. We'd love for you to join the conversation!

July 22, 2015 0 0 comments
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2015 여름—장애인들과 함께하는 대학생들을 다룬. 이번 호는 그들이 어떻게 믿음과 제자도에서 성장했는지를 설명해 주고있다.

July 22, 2015 0 0 comments
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Join us for Coffee Break Cafe, where Small Group and Children's Ministry Leader's gather for inspiration, shared learning, and to exchange best practices. A continental breakfast and lunch are included.

July 21, 2015 0 0 comments
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Mayfair CRC is hosting Coffee Break and Story Hour/Little Lambs Training on Thursday, August 27 from 5:30 - 9:30 pm. Join us for these informative and interactive trainings! 

July 21, 2015 0 0 comments
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Westview CRC in Grand Rapids, MI, has an immediate fulltime salaried position opening for Director of Student Ministries.

July 21, 2015 0 0 comments
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With the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the CRC and RCA are highlighting this significant civil rights legislation by reaffirming their full support of people with disabilities. 

July 21, 2015 0 0 comments
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If you had to sum up some of the most important, core teachings of the Christian faith, what would you summarize and how would you phrase it? Recently, Groundwork hosts took a look at these “faithful sayings”...

July 21, 2015 0 0 comments
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Yet, there was a question burning in my heart, as my eyes searched Bella’s face hoping to glean more insight. It was a question I wanted to ask but never could: “How did you know to fight back?”

July 21, 2015 3 3 comments
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We all felt the emotional weight of this man’s experience. He had not only witnessed a terribly tragic event, he had been part of it. After a long silence I had to ask the question… 

July 20, 2015 0 0 comments
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I have a personal passion for leadership and young people. For this reason, I raise the question: What are we doing in our churches to intentionally raise up young Black and Reformed leaders?

July 20, 2015 3 0 comments
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New Westminster CRC in Burnaby, BC, has a vibrant and growing ministry called MOSAIC (hospitality and discipleship to international students). We are looking for a Coordinator of MOSAIC and Campus Connections.

July 20, 2015 0 0 comments
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Christian ethics in business is a fertile field which needs far greater engagement by Christian churches, organizations, societies, individual Christians, and Reformed ethicists.

July 20, 2015 0 5 comments
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We are a growing congregation located in Central Alberta. We are seeking an energized full-time Youth Pastor to work alongside our Associate Pastor and Senior Pastor. 

July 20, 2015 0 0 comments
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We want to hear from you: how does predatory lending impact your community and individuals you have served? What would you like to know, and learn, about predatory lending? 

July 17, 2015 0 0 comments
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Hi! This is Libby Huizenga and Lindsay Elenbaas, interns with the newly launched Faith Formation ministries. This summer, we will be contacting churches to learn about YOUR Faith Formation stories. 

July 16, 2015 1 0 comments
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One church group reached working mothers at 3:30 in the afternoon. Another group found single moms in the evening. Still others meet after sporting events. Through prayer and creativity, start your group... 

July 15, 2015 1 0 comments
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Woodlawn CRC, which meets in the chapel of Calvin College, is seeking a new Music Director. 

July 15, 2015 0 0 comments
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Judges Chapter 17 tells of a little family that struggles with situations outrageously problematic and complicated. What can we learn from them?

July 14, 2015 1 0 comments
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What's the Trinity like? I was thinking about this the other day, and though I know I risk heresy by even trying to liken the Trinity to something within human experience, here are my thoughts. 

July 14, 2015 1 0 comments