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Thinking about Vocation

Rev. William Boekstein A few years ago I made a mid-afternoon pastoral visit to an unmarried couple living in our city. Sitting on the floor of their dark apartment—surrounded by ashtrays, prescription bottles, and piles of clothes—I learned that the couple’s daily routine revolved around smoking cigarettes and watching their one movie on their thirteen inch T.V. As the visit …

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RFL RELOCATION PROJECT

Dear friends and supporters of Reformed Faith and Life, If you are receiving this correspondence, it means that you have provided support to Reformed Faith and Life. We thank you for your generous support and we praise God for your willing partnership with us in this ministry. We want to take this opportunity to inform you about a significant decision …

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Empty Houses

By Charity Grassmid Author’s Note: This poem was written following a move to the Midwest. While subsequently driving through Nebraska and South Dakota, my eye was caught again and again by abandoned farmsteads. With the buildings no longer occupied and the fields encroaching on all sides, there was pictured a peculiar despondency in these old bastions of the American stronghold—the …

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Rev. Kabongo Bankina Josué

Rev. Kabongo Bankina Josué, one of the earliest leaders in the Reformed Confessing Church of the Congo (formerly Zaire) providentially went to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 24, 2013. Bankina, as we knew him, was part of the original group of congregation leaders ordained as “Responsible Elders” by Rev. Aaron Kayayan and Rev. Paul Treick in 1984. As …

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Report on the Meeting of South Central Classis

Elder Earl Starks The spring meeting of South Central Classis was called to order by President Rev. Jon Blair in Limon, CO, on March 18. Due to space considerations the classis met in the United Methodist building. In order to make time for an examination the meeting time on Monday began at 3:00 pm. Roll call showed a quorum of …

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