Neighbor Love

Spring is a great season. It cries out, “Get up and get out!” The tulips lead by example with their undaunted determination to press through the cold earth to embrace the warm sun. Soon enough, we will bravely follow suit by packing up our wintroverted1 ways and dusting off all that takes us outdoors. But […]

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A Bon Voyage1

On July 22, 2015, I began my journey from the relative quiet of Grand Rapids, Michigan, to the bustling city of Kinshasa, Congo. As a representative of our international ecumenical committee (CECCA), I was invited to travel to West Africa to attend the second-ever synod of the United Reformed Church of the Congo (URCC). Because […]

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