Fronse Pellebon Smith
I am an Administrative Elder at Faith CRC Holland My wife Germaine and I are advocates for education and counsel people from Africa seeking higher education. We have five children and fifteen grandchildren. I am 67 years old. Continuously we praise God for granting us peace and good will towards people.
Our FishingwithoutPoles? Projects in Africa include : Buikwe Full Gospel Ministries Poultry Farmers Groups in Buikwe Ugandahttp://www.Linkedin.com/in/fronsepellebonsmith
African Art Book collecting Learning more about God and Grace History of the Reformation Living the Gospel of Jesus Christ in daily life Encouraging people to live in Christ and be positive, Advising African church based entrepreneures in good business practice, collaboration and self reliance.
Member of the Diasporan Group of the All Africa Conference of Churches.
Reflecting on all the people in my life who are now with God in Glory, I realise that listening and hearing their life experiences help form my future role as an 'aging' elder.
Open honest discussion concerning all congregations who have Black/African American/African National members is needed. And after open honest discussion, substantive action is required to live the Gospel of Jesus Christ with all members.
50 years is a long time.
I was a student at UIC, WORKING, and heard on WVON Dr. King was Assasinated in Memphis.
At 22 my spiritual strength along with parental and elder counsel...posted on: What I Learned on Spring Break, 1968
Wording: belligerent implies an adversarial relationship.
Once interviews are complete, a video or mp3 copy should be available?
if so it would be nice to show it at Classis and Church Council meetings.posted on: Black History Month in the CRC
The concept, looking back moving forward is called Sankofa, a west African word.
Looking back is foundational, it is important to take the viewpoint of what had been achieved despite all...
First I must be reconciled in Christ
The song “It is well with my soul.” communicates (to me) reconciliation with God.posted on: Racial Reconciliation: A Letter to My Church
Differentiation, isn’t it “natural?” an idiom we are taught regardless of culture. This is part of American Values is it not?
Notice all statements are questions. Why? Because there are no...
Halfway through our 2018 Black History Month our challenges continue.
Better communication and smiles go a long way to reconciliation.
i pray God grants us patience, persistence and...
Events in their churches relevant to Their life experiences should be at every church.
Youth born into the church can be brought along by their elders.
Your comments are good.
Matthew 7:1-5 teaches us to : “Judge not lest he be judged yourself.”
try as I might, this is not easy when we are living in an adversarial culture.
The term “American values” is a broad brushstroke.
Old American values had enslaved and endentured people making America great.
All immigrants came here for a myriad of reasons, one...