Dr. William J. Katip Named Grace Provost Honor Her Scholarships Awarded Kurt Miller Joins GBIM Seyfert to Moderate Investment Association Meetings Navy Chaplain Dayne Nix Reassigned to California Henry Rempel Turns 103 Pastoral Changes and News With the Lord – George Arthur (Art) Carey – Laura Humberd This Issue Brought to You by GBIF Dr. William J. Katip Named Grace Provost Dr. William J. Katip (pictured) has been[...]
Events of general interest among Grace Brethren Churches. Details and registration information are available from the sponsoring organizations or at www.fgbc.org. May 5 – Commencement (GCandS) May 11 – 412 Classes end, internships begin (CE) May 14-16 – Northwest Focus Retreat, Camp Clear Lake, WA (FGBC) corrected date June 11-15 — ACTS training (GBIM) June 12 – Operation Barnabas begins, Lititz, [...]
Tom Avey By Tom Avey Imagine … an international movement of churches and people deeply committed to Jesus — His Word, His Church, and His Mission … a mission that starts with a profoundly simple prayer: “Jesus, please use us to introduce people to You and help them become authentic disciples.” a mission that does whatever it takes to tell people about Jesus. a mission that drives us to invest in a[...]
It is a mission of FGBC World and the Brethren Missionary Herald Co. to help Grace Brethren people around the world connect with one another for fellowship and encouragement. One way to become acquainted with individuals in other churches is to seek out a Grace Brethren Church for worship when traveling either for business or pleasure. To find a congregation in an area where you will be visiting, see http://fgbc.org/. Don̵[...]
Daniel’s Prophecy of the 70 Weeks, a classic book by Dr. Alva J. McClain and first released in 1940, has been re-released by BMH Books, Winona Lake, Ind. The short book is an intriguing and useful interpretation of the “70-week prophecy” found in Daniel 9:24-27. The book was last released in 1969. Some of the Bible text, originally in the King James Version, has been changed to the American Standard Version. [...]
By Ron Dorner How would you like to play a game where the rules keep changing? Whether you realize it, you are in such a game — estate planning. Estate planning is a complex subject with laws that seem to change constantly. Can anything be done to minimize the impact of estate taxes on what you leave your loved ones? Yes, there is. There are methods that may protect your assets and save your heirs from paying large amoun[...]
Parents with Broken Hearts by Bill Coleman is designed to help parents overcome the feelings of guilt, disillusionment, and despair over the bad choices their children make. The book updated and revised book has just been released by BMH Books, Winona Lake, Ind. It is a book that every parent who has ever had a broken heart is encouraged to read and to let the healing process begin and hope be restored. William Coleman is a li[...]
The plumb line on Bill Burk’s desk is a reminder to be straight and true to the Word. Bill and his wife, Imogene, have ministered faithfully along Brazil’s Amazon River for more than 50 years. Editor’s Note: Bill and Imogene Burk have served more than 50 years with Grace Brethren International Missions (GBIM) in Brazil. Through thousands of Bible studies and sermons, Bill’s spirit has continued to beat [...]
Ben and Mabel Hamilton at their wedding Mabel Crawford Hamilton is perhaps best known in the Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches as the head librarian at Grace College and Seminary. She and her husband, Ben, served in the library for 25 years, including overseeing the move of the library from the west wing of McClain Hall to the new Morgan Library building in 1969. However she was also an early Brethren missionary to the Cen[...]
Brandy Mayes from Community Grace Brethren Church in Warsaw, Ind. helps install a new floor during a spring break trip to Gulfport, Miss. Jobs like this will be a part of Momentum’s rebuilding projects. Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast on August 29, 2005. Two years later, the devastating effects are still evident. During Momentum (Brethren National Youth Conference) on July 21-27, 2007, young people and youth workers[...]
Please continue praying for the recovery of Miriam Pacheco of Winona Lake, Indiana. Miriam, a leader in the Women of Grace organization and Grace Brethren International Missions board member, had colon surgery this morning (Monday) for removal of a benign tumor. Dr. Jim Childs of the Kittanning, PA, Grace Brethren Church, has been moved to a rehabilitation facility to continue his recovery from a horrendous fall over a 250-foo[...]
This morning’s news (Friday, April 13) from Dr. Jim Childs’ daughter, Lynn, is encouraging: Great news from last night. During the last visit, with Tom (my brother) and Mom, my dad was able to move his feet on command! As you can imagine we are all thrilled with this latest development. We will pray for continued healing in his spine. On a more somber note, Dad’s fever is back. At this time they are still run[...]
An additional media report — from KDKA television in Pittsburgh — on the fall taken by Dr. Jim Childs of the Kittanning (PA) Grace Brethren Church, is available online at http://firstname.lastname@example.org Morris Tire Company, where the incident occurred, is a business owned by the family of Nichole Plaster, GBIM missionary to Paris. Arnold Morris, who is interviewed at length in this clip, is Nichole[...]
Dr. Jim Childs (pictured), a longtime elder and leader in the Grace Brethren Church of West Kittanning, Pennsylvania (Mark Cornwell, pastor) on Wednesday suffered critical injuries after a 250-foot fall in a freak accident. Here is an excerpt from the news article, along with links to the full article and a TV report: EAST FRANKLIN — An ACMH Hospital doctor was rescued after slipping and falling down a 250-foot cliff beh[...]
Pastor Keith Randall of the Peninsula Grace Brethren Church in Soldotna, Alaska (shown here with Nicaraguan children) is currently in Nicaragua with a ministry team. Here is a short report from Keith: Greetings from Nicaragua. We have been working building houses the past four days. We have eight houses in various stages of completion. Two are almost complete, but no family will move in until all the homes are completed. We ha[...]
From today’s Prince George’s Maryland Gazette.net: Grace Brethren Christian School’s boys’ basketball team likes to compare itself to the Phoenix Suns. But unlike the high-scoring National Basketball Association team, the Eagles have a championship to celebrate. The Clinton school won the Maryland Christian Schools Tournament Division I title last weekend at Washington Bible College in Lanham. It was the first Mary[...]
Equip07, the national conference of the Fellowship of Grace Brethren Churches, will be held July 29 through August 3 in Winona Lake, Ind. Designed as a training conference for men and women who provide leadership in local churches, more than 30 classes will offer practical biblical training across a wide spectrum of ministry needs. Registration is now open. Reservations may be made through the Fellowship Coordinator’s of[...]
By Paul Hoard The Frederick Grace Chinese Fellowship is a daughter church of Grace Community Church (GCC), a Grace Brethren Church in Frederick, Md. It started as a plan to turn their “church inside out so they could turn their community upside down for Christ,” according to Kyle Christiansen, the elder assigned to oversee church planting at the Grace Community Church (GCC), a Grace Brethren Church in Frederick, Md[...]
Registration for DRIVEN ’07, the annual conference for young adults, is now open. The conference will be held June 21-24 on the campus of Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio. An “early bird special” is available for those who register before April 1. The deadline to sign up is June 11. See www.drivenconference.com for information, including group, weekend, and day rates, or to register. Questions? Send an email t[...]
In an effort to use resources for its maximum impact, Grace Brethren North American Missions (GBNAM) has restructured staff and moved administrative offices to Souderton, Pa. “Our desire at GBNAM is to be a ministry that produces fruit for Christ at the highest level possible,” said Executive Director Dr. Tim Boal in a late November announcement to donors and corporation members. Boal, who has served as executive d[...]
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