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Classis Alberta North of the Christian Reformed Church
"OUR Vision is that we will be a gathering of mutually supportive, healthy churches expressing the good news of God's Kingdom that transforms lives and communities."
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Agenda is sent to the churches, committees, and agencies. No Supplementary Agenda will be published.
LOCATION -- Session 163 - Trinity CRC
Sometimes, I’m so happy to be wrong.
In previous evaluations of our work with our partner in Mexico, Diaconia Chiapas, we had noticed that most of the work involved members of the Presbyterian churches of each community there. We rejoiced with the participants over their accomplishments, but back in the Diaconia office, we had serious discussions. World Renew’s vision is that churches are the salt and light in their communities, prompting transformation... Read More
In the parable of the Good Samaritan in the Gospel of Luke, a lawyer put Jesus to the test by asking a bold question – “Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?” The lawyer already knew the answer written in the Law, which is love God and love your neighbour. Not fully satisfied with the answer, he followed up with an honest question, “And who is my neighbour?” I have been thinking about this simple yet challenging question as I encounter others in my daily life, work, church and neighbourhood. I am confronted with the truth of Jesus’ teaching in the parable about how to be a good neighbour who shows love, compassion, and mercy to others.
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