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A Report About the Effects of Ebola on WRF Members in Liberia

A Report About the Effects of Ebola on WRF Members in Liberia October 17, 2014 Jeremiah Nimely: The letter below was received on October 15, 2014, in response to a request from the WRF for a report and prayer requests.

When Justice and Peace Collide - Faith and Politics in Hong Kong

The brief piece below was submitted to the WRF on September 30, 2014.  To protect the author, his/her name is not being given here.  If anyone would like to comunicate with the author, send that communication to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  The communication will be immediately shared with the author of the piece below.

WRF Board Member Dr. John Nicholls Requests Prayer for Scotland and England

The prayer request below was sent to the WRF by Dr. John Nicholls.  Dr. Nicholls is an individual member of the WRF and he is a member of the WRF Board of Directors.  He is currently serving the Lord as Associate Minister ata Free Church of Scotland in Inverness, Scotland. 

WRF Board Member Solano Portela Discusses "An Unknown Side of Jonathan Edwards: A Christian Worldview Applied"

September 11, 2014, Solano Portela Neto: An Unknown Side of Jonathan Edwards: A Christian Worldview Applied by WRF Board Member Solano Portela Neto This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Human Trafficking and the Practice of Juju Witchcraft in Africa

Human Trafficking and the Practice of Juju Witchcraft in Africa August 29, 2014 Sam Logan: The article to which the link below will take you was written by Marcel van der Watt, lecturer in the Department of Police Practice at UNISA, former police detective, and current member of the Gauteng Rapid Response Task Team for Human Trafficking.

WRF Member Boz Tchividjian Discusses What Pastors Must Do When A Person Confesses Having Sexually Abused a Child

What exactly MUST happen if a parishoner confesses to a minister (or priest or rabbi) that he/she has been guilty of sexually abusing a child?

Actions of the 42nd General Assembly of WRF Member The Presbyterian Church in America

Actions of the 42nd General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in America, by L. Roy Taylor, Stated Clerk PCA (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Incredible Missions Opportunities in Indonesia

July 3, 2014 Ric Cannada: For a full description of the opportunities available in Indonesia, click on either the link below or on this link - http://thegospelcoalition.org/article/indonesia-invitation

Major Reformed Conference in Bangkok in November of 2014

Major Reformed Conference in Bangkok in November of 2014 July 4, 2014 Sam Logan

Study Committee Report on Insider Movements Endorsed by the PCA

Study Committee Report on Insider Movements Endorsed by the PCA, by WRF Member Phil DeHart (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Volume of Articles on John Calvin's Theology of Missions Now Available for FREE DOWNOAD

At the end of 2002, known as the ‘Calvin-Year’ because this was the year in which Christians all over the world celebrated Calvin’s 500th birthday, the attached volume was published in order to emphasize Calvin’s role in establishing a Protestant mission theology which later led to a worldwide expansion of Protestant Christianity.

WRF Member Dr. Thomas Johnson Publishes a New Book on Christian Ethics

The World Evangelical Alliance, of which the World Reformed Fellowship is a member, has just announced the publication of a new book on Christian ethics by WRF member, Dr. Thomas Johnson. 

WRF Member Thomas Johnson Speaks at the Vatican on the Church's Relationship with Wealth and Poverty

 WRF member Dr. Thomas K. Johnson recently gave a speech at the Vatican, in the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences, where he was representing the Theological Commission of the World Evangelical Alliance.

A Request for Volunteer Bible College Teachers in Uganda

A Request for Volunteer Bible College Teachers in Uganda June 14, 2014 David Kisaame: I am a member of WRF network and having a ministry in Uganda . We are Church planters in rural areas and we train Pastors who would not be able to go farther than their Churches and families .

Reformed Ministry Position Available in Oman

Reformed Ministry Position Available in Oman May 2, 2014 E. R. Geehan: WRF Board member Bob Geehan has made us aware of what looks like an excellent ministry opportunity in Oman.

A South African Review of REFORMED MEANS MISSIONAL: FOLLOWING JESUS INTO THE WORLD

A South African Review of REFORMED MEANS MISSIONAL: FOLLOWING JESUS INTO THE WORLD May 24, 2014 Sam Logan  -- A Review of REFORMED MEANS MISSIONAL: FOLLOWING JESUS INTO THE WORLD

"The Theology of Creation Care" by WRF Members Thomas Johnson and Thomas Schirrmacher

Discussions of environmental issues, more properly called "creation care," are often carried on outside the parameters of any specific theological commitments.  Indeed, it is sometimes the case that any mention of such issues is interpreted to be, at best, non-Christian and, at worst, anti-Christian.

Update on the Crisis in South Sudan Provided by a WRF Denominational Member in South Sudan

Update on the Crisis in South Sudan Provided by a WRF Denominational Member in South Sudan May 26, 2014 Sam Logan:  This update was provided by WRF member Patrick Wic - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

WRF Member Boz Tchividjian Explains Why Current Ministry Training Must Change

May 30, 2014 Boz Tchividjian: In the blog to which the link below will take you, WRF member Boz Tchividjian explains why seminary curricula must change if the children entrusted to the care of those leading ministries are to be safe from sexual abuse.  Dr. Tchividjian may be contacted at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

WRF Member Steve Park Recommends "China's Reforming Churches: Mission, Polity, and Ministry in the Next Christendom"

May 30, 2014 Sam Logan: The book described below is highly recommended.  This description of the book is posted here at the request of WRF member Dr. Sung-Il (Steve) Park who may be contacted at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..   Ordering information for the book is at the bottom of this article.

WRF Member Thomas Schirrmacher Elected President of the International Society for Human Rights

May 15, 2014 Sam Logan: The World Evangelical Alliance, of which the WRF is a member, announced today (May 15, 2014) that The International Society for Human Rights (ISHR) has elected Dr. Thomas Schirrmacher, WEA Ambassador for Human Rights and renowned German human rights activist, as its new president. 

Excellent Job Opportunities in Indonesia

Excellent Job Opportunities in Indonesia April 24, 2014: Ric Cannada -- Indonesia Education Opportunities – Pelita Harapan Educational Foundation

WRF Member Mike Milton Describes Why Palm Sunday Is "A Dangerous Day"

Palm Sunday Is a Dangerous Day, by WRF Member, Dr. Michael Miltonhttp://michaelmilton.org/djk-institute/ This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Is There a "Christian Awakening" in Israel? WRF members David Zadok, Munther Isaac, and Matthew Ebenezer Respond

The Wall Street Journal recently published an article entitled, “Israel’s Christian Awakening: A Controversial New Movement Wants to Cooperate More Closely With the Jewish State.”  That article is available online and we encourage WRF members to read it carefully.  

WEF Member Denomination, The Presbyterian Church in America, To Consider Statement on Child Protection

WEF Member Denomination, The Presbyterian Church in America, To Consider Statement on Child Protection February 27, 2014 Sam Logan