September 28, 2016
- CRC leaders have released a statement calling pastors and others to speak out and to seek racial reconciliation in light of the recent killing of two black men by police officers in the U.S. and the killing of an Indigenous man in Canada.
- A new subcommittee of the Christian Reformed Church’s Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations Committee has been busy carrying out its synodical mandate to find ways to build bridges between the CRC and people of other religions.
- To help celebrate the 20th anniversary of women being ordained in the Christian Reformed Church, CRC News is presenting the stories of four women—Bailey Sarver, Laura de Jong, Cara DeHaan, and Sarah Schreiber—who talk about their various callings to ordained ministry.
Taiwan Church News
September 19 - 25, 2016
3,000 People Protest Against FCBC's Burning Bituminous Coal At Changhua City
Reported by Simon Lin
Protesting against two decades' environmental damages resulted from the burning of bituminous coal by Formosa Chemicals & Fibre Corporation(FCBC), about 3,000 people took to the streets at Changhua City on...
September 28, 2016
- Two recent Calvin College graduates, who are reporting on the 2016 president election for major news organizations, came to Calvin to discuss the issue of fact-checking the candidates.
- An invitation to visit a prison, while initially uncomfortable, inspired one pastor to begin a now-thriving ministry to inmates that continues beyond prison walls.
- B’nai B’rith has issued the following statement:
B’nai B’rith praises the United States Department of State for authorizing a second-round filing period for French Holocaust victims, survivors and their families to obtain restitution as part of the U.S.-France Agreement compensation program. Claimants who missed the deadline the first time will be able to submit a claim until Jan. 20, 2017.
- Here's your round up of some of the best bits of the Alliance during September, featuring the Great Commission, Speak Up, and #Hiddleswift...