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The Search for a New Superintendent

posted by Tom Mouw and Dave Linde in consultation with the executive committee of the district board In light of the email communique recently sent out to the district about the DS transition, we thought it would be timely to share a few thoughts as the district moves...

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Walking With God

How do you relate to God?  We talk about a personal relationship with God through Jesus Christ.  Is our personal walk with God and focus on God shown by our treasuring Him, communion with Him and living by faith in God?   I recently read With by Skye Jethany which...

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Staying Connected to the Frontiers

It’s an ongoing challenge for me to stay connected with the work of frontier missions—taking the gospel to the places and peoples who have not yet heard. Recently I read a book (and have begun re-reading it) that has strengthened that connection in...

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Lessons from the Third World

In my search to understand why the Church is growing in many third-world countries and in places where there is rampant persecution of followers of Jesus, I read two books this summer: Killing Christians by Tom Doyle and Miraculous Movements by Jerry Trousdale.  I...

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Recalibrating with EFCA Past and Future

EFCA One, the biennial national conference, was very meaningful to me this year.  Not that other national conferences haven’t been, but there was something extra special about this year’s.  The presidential transition, of course, was historic, and the training...

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Making Hay this Summer

Many of you have heard the old farm idiom “make hay while the sun is shining.”  Most Minnesotans practice making hay while the sun is shining very well.  In fact, from Memorial Day till after Labor Day there are several ministries in every church that are put on hold...

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