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 Uganda
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.
Rev Posie, This is a very challenging post and question. There are built in church structures to involve adults, fewer for youth. Each minister and council has opportunities to ensure Youth...
The meaning of Sankofa (African word) is looking back to know where we came from to understand today and know where we need to be tomorrow. I paraphrased this to say it is important to know what...
civility is key.posted on: #CRClistens: Why We Need Robert's Rules
An interesting conceptual word document.
Church and Classis are mentioned, yet who, what and how will the NMA blend information and recommendations into the structures of church and Classis...
Yes the theological thoughts of former Missional African churches need to be listened to, heard, recognized as we wrestle with our own responses to North American Openness Movements.
Thank you for this thoughtful guide.
The questions asked are our challenge to think first about what we are actually doing.
First steps are often the most difficult. Once first steps...posted on: Live Justly for Lent: Racial Reconciliation
Thanks Mark for raising this important question. We all have views of "normal" that we learn or is imposed on us. Different is emphasized sometimes too often. Having a prosthesis I have learned...posted on: Help Me with this Disability Stereotype
To stay grounded when "helping/interacting" with ALL people I remind myself "There but for the Grace of God go I."
People on the margins can and often are closer to God than I perceive...posted on: Friendship at the Margins
Thank you for your response. The change to Manifest Destiny (to my thinking) was economic greed driven primarily. i.e. Seemingly endless resources 'just laying around' not valued by Indigenous...
Is there a direct link between Doctrine of Discovery and Manifest Destiny.