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An old ash tree came down in a storm and fell across my fence, smashing through the top and bottom rails. I trudged out through the snow with the dogs—sleek, black Gordon Setters—to inspect the damage. Surveying the wreckage, I noticed that the top six inches of the fence post, where the top rail had been nailed, had been shaved with a wood plane. You could still see the marks. 

“The youth in our community really have no place to call a safe haven,” says Patricia Sealy, pastor of Mott Haven Reformed Church in the Bronx, New York. “It’s been a burning desire of mine to have that happen again at our church.”

Since the 1960s, the neighborhood of Highbridge in the Bronx, New York, has been without a middle school. That changed when Highbridge Community Church and its pastor, Cora Taitt, joined with other churches and organizations in the neighborhood to convince New York City’s Board of Education of the need for a new school.

A new Hispanic ministry has given a daycare center a fresh start, and its leaders hope the center

Meet Kristi Palsma, a 21-year-old Dordt College student who just began her new position at Inspir

A cancelled flight led to a “God encounter” for Luis Ruiz.

Thanks to one woman's response to God's calling, thousands of school kids in West Michigan no longer go hungry on the weekend.

In August 2009, Monarch Reformed Church celebrated its centennial anniversary. Following the celebration the congregation wanted to keep the momentum going. 

Living Fire Leadership Ministries has a new name and a new face. Re-launched this year as The Journey, the leadership development program has been streamlined to enable more people to participate.

For 15 years, Old Saratoga Reformed Church and First Presbyterian Church in Oneonta have partnered to do mission work at the Pringle Home Orphanage in St. Mary's Parish, Jamaica.

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