April 2005

FGBC Communicators Attend Press Convention

Three FGBC journalists are currently attending the Evangelical Press Association convention in Chicago. From left are Barb Wooler of Grace Brethren International Missions, who has new communication duties with GBIM, and Terry White and Ashley Woodworth of Brethren Missionary Herald Co. Some 350 Christian journalists are attending the convention, which concludes Wednesday evening. Keynote speakers

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Iowa District Conference Features Missionaries, Creationism

About 140 pastors, church leaders and guests gathered today in a lovely rustic lodge at the Squaw Creek State Park in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, for the Iowa-Midlands district conference. Pastor Gary Austin of the Cedar Rapids church was the host and emcee, and groups came from other churches across Iowa. The worship team from the

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Jason and Doni Weimer from the Waterloo (IA) Grace Brethren Church, will this summer be going, along with their two children, to serve for a year in the Philippines. Jason will be assisting missionary Clay Hulett with church-planting opportunities, and Doni will be teaching second grade at Faith Academy in Manila.  

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Dr. Don DeYoung, of the Grace College physical science department, was the featured speaker for the conference. Here he demonstrates a model of Noah’s ark and points out that God’s instructions for the ark’s measurements are identical to those of modern engineers who proportion boats and barges for maximum stability. He also gave a biblical

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Lititz Student May Have Saved Mother’s Life

The following dramatic account comes from an e-mail distributed by Pastor Scott Distler of the Lititz, PA, Grace Brethren Church: One of our elementary school students at Lititz Christian School recently may have saved his mother’s life. This mother is a juvenile diabetic and began having seizures around 2:30AM causing her to go in and

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