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Some years ago, an American woman was thinking about what she could do with her life that would make a difference. Following a distressing divorce, she was left financially and materially secure. Now she wanted to use some of the resources that she had to improve the lives of others.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2012 at Ten Boom
TUPELO – A small crowd of friends, family and readers gathered at St. Luke United Methodist Church on Wednesday to talk to author Nancy Petrey about her memoir, “Jewish Roots Journey: Memoirs of a Mizpah.” In the book, Petrey recalls her experiences as a “Mizpah,” or “look-out,” for the Jewish... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2012 at Ten Boom
At age 53, Corrie began a world-wide ministry which took her into more than 60 countries in the next 33 years! She testified to God’s love and encouraged all she met with the message that “Jesus is Victor.” For seven years, I served as a writer for Dutchman Brother Andrew,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2012 at Ten Boom
Someone once said, “A wall with loose bricks is not good. The bricks must be cemented together.” This quote comes from Corrie Ten Boom, as it was shared in a discussion, giving an example of what being with other Christians should be like. Proverbs 27:17 tells us, “As iron sharpens... Continue reading
Posted Aug 22, 2012 at Ten Boom
Lal Shahbaz Qalandar was a holy man and scholar born in the 1100s whose ancient travels sound as contemporary as today’s news feeds. He was born in what is now Afghanistan; he was the descendant of immigrating Iraqis; he lived and died in Pakistan; and his shrine was constructed by... Continue reading
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One European diplomat described it as “definitely one of the worst speeches I have heard in my life. My gut reaction was ‘Why are we supporting any cooperation with these people?’” He was describing the vitriolic tirade of Iranian Vice-President, Mohammad Reza Rahimi at a recent UN Conference on Drugs... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2012 at Ten Boom
One-woman show highlights the memories of Corrie ten Boom, one of the "Righteous among the Nations." Photo: Courtesy While largely unfamiliar to most Jews, Corrie ten Boom is a well-known hero among believing Christians, a model of how Christians should act in dark times. Her private story of faith and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2012 at Ten Boom
Corrie ten Boom has long been honored by evangelical Christians as an exemplar of Christian faith in action. Arrested by the Nazis along with the rest of her family for hiding Jews in their Haarlem home during the Holocaust, she was imprisoned and eventually sent to the Ravensbruck concentration camp... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2012 at Ten Boom
“It was in a church in Munich that I saw him—a balding, heavyset man in a gray overcoat, a brown felt hat clutched between his hands. People were filing out of the basement room where I had just spoken, moving along the rows of wooden chairs to the door at... Continue reading
Posted Jun 26, 2012 at Ten Boom
They were taken to The Hague, which was rumoured to be the location of the Gestapo headquarters in Holland. The chief interrogator there seem shocked that Caspar had been arrested. I’d like to send you home, old fellow. I’ll take your word that you won’t cause any more trouble. -... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2012 at Ten Boom
Cornelia (Corrie) Arnolda Johanna ten Boom was born on 15 April, 1892, the youngest of four children. The others were Willem, Betsie, and Nollie. Her devoutly Christian family lived with three of Corrie’s aunts in a house called the ‘Beje’, which was situated above her father’s watch shop in Haarlem,... Continue reading
Posted Mar 25, 2012 at Ten Boom
The Dachau concentration camp was the first regular concentration camp established by the Nazis in March 1933. Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2012 at Ten Boom
Much of Corrie's time was spent caring for these people once they were in hiding. Through these activities, the ten Boom family and their many friends saved the lives of an estimated 800 Jews, and protected many Dutch underground workers. Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2012 at Ten Boom
“This is what the past is for! Every experience God gives us, every person He puts in our lives is the perfect preparation for the future that only He can see.” ― Corrie ten Boom, The Hiding Place http://www.tenboom.org Corrie ten Boom was given a gift from God, the last... Continue reading
Posted Dec 19, 2011 at Ten Boom
By Mike Evans I received an email from a friend in Jerusalem talking about the coming of Passover, and I wanted to share some of the preparations that are being made in the Holy City with you: Shabbat Shalom dear friends - the countdown is on! Jerusalem is so clean!... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2011 at Ten Boom
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