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Classic Christmas picture book released for new generation of readers

Submitted 12-13-2012 under NEWS

Local author Lori Walburg enchants children and adults with this unique story about a holiday favorite—the candy cane.


Young Life Winter Weekend engages high school students

Submitted 12-04-2012 under NEWS

Calvin Christian High School students and students from other area schools went on a retreat through Young Life which provided spiritual growth and fun times.


Urban Family Ministries reaches out to urban community

Submitted 11-30-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Urban Family Ministries gives youth safe space to explore faith.


Current and former Calvin students fill a need in rural Nepal

Submitted 11-26-2012 under NEWS

Former and current Calvin College students are currently partnering to provide free quality education for rural Nepalese.


Abuse victim advocates for healing in new book

Submitted 11-08-2012 under NEWS

Childhood abuse survivor Dawn Scott Jones offers help for husbands whose wives have been abused.


Pastor blends beer, theology in new book

Submitted 11-06-2012 under OPINION

Grand Rapids native Pastor Bryan Berghoef finds theology and God in discussions down the pub.


The Funky Buddha stretches its studio space

Submitted 11-02-2012 under NEWS

Everybody's favorite yoga hothouse, The Funky Buddha, is opening a second location in Holland, MI on December 1st, 2012.


Eagle Scout Service Project reinvigorates Immaculate Heart of Mary's Respect Life Month cross display

Submitted 10-13-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Local Boy Scout Tom Haley uses his Eagle Scout Service Project to express his convictions and provide long-lasting crosses for Immaculate Heart of Mary School's Respect Life Month.


Moving Cultural Mountains, One Word at a Time

Submitted 10-12-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Christian writers work to move the secular cultural mountain, one word at a time.


Preaching Christ to a digital audience requires adaptation of delivery

Submitted 10-12-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Churches communicate the unchanging message to an ever-changing culture