C. S. Lewis for Christmas
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C. S. Lewis for Christmas

Understandably, given my past, Lewis’s journey from nonbeliever to Christian always intrigued me. Of all the erudite Inklings, it was Lewis, the former atheist, who emerged as a spokesperson for the reasonableness of Christianity. Three recently published books focus on his aptitude for apologetics. Any one of them would make a treasured Christmas gift for the Lewis fan in your family!

Farming in faith
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Farming in faith

In June 2012, Christian Courier featured an interview with Rev. Dr. Wa Kitavi about a unique partnership between Christian Reformed World Missions (CRWM) and the Pentecostal Theological College (Uganda) – the establishment of a dairy farm linked to the school. The project was designed to equip future pastors not only with community development skills, but with the possibility of earning a living as farmers.

Walking with  Siebenga and God

Walking with Siebenga and God

When I was growing up in my tight-knit CRC triangle of home, church and Christian school, our communal economy was sustained by an unwritten code. You supported your own. You patronized CRC businesses and hired kids from your own congregation. If you had to pay a bit more for produce at Vandenbergs’ Market, well, so be it. It’s what you did. You invested in faith.