News Items

NOTE: The content below expresses the views of the individual named as the author and does not necessarily reflect the position of the WRF as a whole.

Report on the 2013 Meeting of the WRF Board of Directors

The link above will take you to a summary of the primary actions taken by the Board of Directors at our meeting in Potchefstroom, South Africa, from October 21 through October 24, 2013.

Sam Logan Shares Information About a Discussion to be Held at Moody Bible Institute

November 26, 2013 Sam Logan: Colleagues in the WRF: I have learned about the event describe below and would urge that you pray that the Lord will bless it.

New Growth Press Publishes John Leonard's GET REAL: SHARING YOUR EVERYDAY FAITH EVERY DAY

October 8, 2013 Sam Logan: New Growth Press, the Press which the WRF uses for its publications, has just published a SUPERB book on evangelism. 

Thomas Johnson and Christine Schirrmacher Ask, "What Is Islamism or Political Islam?"

October 2, 2013 Thomas Johnson and Christine Schirrmacher: The link below will take you to an article entitled, "What Is Islamism or Political Islam?" This material was submitted by WRF member and frequest contributor to the WRF website, Dr. Thomas Johnson. 

Three New Minibooks from the WRF and New Growth Press Now Available

Three new minibooks, published by New Growth Press with the endorsement of the WRF are now available throught the links below.  New Growth is the publisher which produced the WRF major book REFORMED MEANS MISSIONAL: FOLLOWING JESUS INTO THE WORLD.

Excellent Resource on Church History

WRF Board member Bob Geehan has sent the link below which will take you to a website which provides superb information on the history of the Christian church.

Excellent Resource on Church History

Excellent Resource on Church History September 20, 2013 E. Robert Geehan: WRF Board member Bob Geehan has sent the link below which will take you to a website which provides superb information on the history of the Christian church.

WRF Member David Bond Explores the Subject, "Calvin and Christ"

The link below will take you to an article by WRF member David Bond.  David worked with Christian Witness to Israel (CWI) for 25 years until his retirement nearly 3 years ago.  This paper was originally delivered at a conference convened in the Calvin Quincentenary year.

WRF Member Dr. David Harvey Publishes "Am I Called? The Summons to Pastoral Ministry"

September 2, 2013 Sam Logan: Attached to this article is an excerpt of a new book by WRF member, Dr. David Harvey. 

Harvest USA Announces 30th Anniversary Luncheon Celebration

August 24, 2013 John Freeman: The news item below was submitted by WRF member John Freeman who may be contacted at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  John serves as the President of Harvest USA.

WRF Board Member Kin Yip Louie Publishes "The Beauty of the Triune God: The Theological Aesthetics of Jonathan Edwards"

August 12, 2013 Sam Logan: The Theological Aesthetics of Jonathan Edwards, by WRF Board Member Kin Yip Louie  

NOTE:  The book was published by Pickwick Publications (Wipf and Stock) of Eugene, Oregon, in 2013, and is a part of the Princeton Theological Monograph Series.  It may be purchased directly from the publisher  [ https://wipfandstock.com/pickwick_publications ].

WRF Member Glenn Davies Named Anglican Archbishop of Sydney, Australia

WRF Member Glenn Davies Named Anglican Archbishop of Sydney, Australia August 9, 2013 Sam Logan: A member of the World Reformed Fellowship, Glenn Davies, has just been elected as the new Anglican Archbishop of Sydney, Australia.  Firther details are available here - http://sydneyanglicans.net/news/sydney-anglicans-have-a-new-archbishop

Christianity and Islam in Sub-Saharan Africa

Christianity and Islam in Sub-Saharan Africa July 14, 2013 Sam Logan: For a fascinating and revelatory study of MANY aspects of the relationship between Christianity and Islam in Sub-Saharan Africa, see http://www.pewforum.org/executive-summary-islam-and-christianity-in-sub-saharan-africa.aspx

Christian News from Australia

Christian News from Australia July 21, 2013 Sam Logan: The July 15, 2013, edition of New Life Australia is available as an attachment to this item.  The lead story is about the ship Logos Hope.

A New Seminary in South Sudan

A New Seminary in South Sudan July 16, 2013 Rob Norris: One of the primary initiatives of the World Reformed Fellowship has been to provide logistical and prayer support for the establishment of a new (evangelical and Reformed) seminary in South Sudan.

Prayer Request and Possibly Making "Common Cause" with Muslim Leaders in Myanmar

 July 20, 2013 Sam Logan: The message below has been received from Naing Thang, representative of from the Mercy Acts Foundation, which is a WRF member organization in Myanmar (Burma).  This message requests prayer for the orphanage which the Mercy Acts Foundation runs there in Myanmar. 

The Reformed Presbyterian Church of Uganda Announces Community Development Project

July 21, 2013 Sam Logan: The project description below was submitted by WRF member, Rev. Robert Mabonga, who may be contacted at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. PROJECT DISCRIPTION FOR REFORMED PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (Uganda) 

Annual Report of the Reformed Church of Quebec [ÉGLISE RÉFORMÉE DU QUÉBEC (ERQ)]

Annual Report of the Reformed Church of Quebec [ÉGLISE RÉFORMÉE DU QUÉBEC (ERQ)] June 3, 2013 -- 2012 Report to WRF

Further Details About Human Slavery Conference in South Africa in October of 2013

Further Details About Human Slavery Conference in South Africa in October of 2013 June 28, 2013 Flip Buys

Slavery in the Modern World.

Reformed Church in America Approves Position on Homosexual Relationships

WRF Board member Dr. Robert Geehan, an ordained minister of the United Church of Christ (UCC), currently serving a congregation of the Reformed Church in America (RCA) in Poughkeepsie, New York, has provided this summary of recent actions of the Reformed Church in America regarding homosexual relationships. 

Southern Baptists Issue Statement on Calvinism

June 27, 2013: I have just received the material below from a WRF Board member, Dr. Robert Geehan who may be contacted at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. I agree with Dr. Geehan that it is quite important to all of us who consider ourselves "Reformed" or "Calvinists" to be aware of this material so we are posting it in its entirety. Sam LoganThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Thomas Schirrmacher on "Modern Slavery: The Hidden Crime in the Middle of Society"

June 27, 2013: WRF member Dr. Thomas Schirrmacher has shared the following material. Dr. Schirrmacher may be contacted at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

What Do Americans Think About Islam?

What Do Americans Think About Islam? June 15, 2013 Sam Logan

Brothers and Sisters in the World Reformed Fellowship:

How To Evangelize a Muslim

How To Evangelize a Muslim May 9, 2013

The material below was prepared by WRF member Fikret Böcek.  Mr. Böcek lives and ministers in Izmir, Turkey, and has participated in both of the WRF-sponsored Consultations on Global Ministry Among Muslims.  He may be contacted at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .