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'Izra El'

Once when I was young there was a man of the denomination who was interested in boosting our congregation’s efficiency. He preached some Sundays and performed a slew of administrative duties I’m sure. 917 more words

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CONFIRMATION IN THE RCA

As my niece made her confirmation in her local Catholic parish this past weekend, it evoked memories of growing up as a teenager in Detroit at a time when we were all being asked to make a formal commitment to our local churches.  1,147 more words

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For Those Who Never Walked The Isle

In north-central New Mexico lies the very small town of Dulce, seven-thousand feet above sea-level.  It is located on the Jicarilla Apache reservation and it occupies a beautiful masterpiece of God’s creation in the southern Rocky Mountains.  1,459 more words

Reformed Church of America Moves to Sever Ties with Crystal Cathedral

As noted earlier today at Bene Diction Blogs On, not only has the iconic Crystal Cathedral decided to accept the offer of the Roman Catholic diocese of Orange County, but the church’s parent denomination, … 802 more words

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Eerdmans Interview with Wesley Granberg-Michaelson

Wesley Granberg-Michaelson has served as General Secretary of the Reformed Church in America since 1994. He was the first managing editor of Sojourners magazine and has also worked with the World Council of Churches, Christian Churches Together in the USA, the Global Christian Forum, and Call to Renewal. 242 more words

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A Gift from My Great-Grandfather

My great-grandfather, A. Bliek, was a pastor (Dutch Reformed) in southwestern Minnesota in the early 20th century. I don’t know much about him, to be honest. 238 more words

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Crystal Cathedral Bows To Inevitable Financial Pressure

An hour after ABC News was reporting the Crystal Cathedral’s Chapter 11 filing, neither the religion page at USAToday or the CNN Belief blog had anything posted.   509 more words

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