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by David Nakhla Administrator of the Committee on Diaconal Ministries As we come to the end of hurricane season and into Thanksgiving season, it’s our privilege this year to give thanks to the Lord for his kind response to those pleas for mercy lifted up at the beginning of what was predicted to be an active hurricane season.  2021 was

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by Emma Nakhla member of Calvary OPC, Glenside, PA The flashy, noisy boardwalk of Wildwood, New Jersey is far from physically dark, but it desperately needs to see the light of the gospel, and the Boardwalk Chapel provides this in such a unique and important way. The Boardwalk Chapel has just wrapped up another fruitful summer! Over 175 Chapel volunteers representing

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by Molly Rose Youth Group Leader, Covenant OPC, Orland Park, IL “Once a king or queen in Narnia,” Pastor Jim Zozzaro quipped as we stood around a makeshift dining table in a dingy screened-in back patio for our Friday night debrief. “Everyone who visits is forever part of the Chapel family.” And so it has felt to me. For five years, the

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by Trish Duggan OPC Short-Term Missions and Disaster Response Communications Coordinator Summer conjures up thoughts of longer, warmer, less stressful days. On paper it can appear to be a less productive time, but the somewhat slower pace allows for the Committee on Diaconal Ministries to concentrate on some crucial, behind the scenes work, as their duties continue to expand. David Nakhla, in addition to his duties

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The first ever Boardwalk Chapel Street Preaching Conference has come to a close. Over 4 days, up to 25 people have been trained in street preaching and evangelism and have gone out onto the Boardwalk. People seeking to grow in evangelism traveled from as far as Alabama and Georgia, and from closer to home: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania. The faithful preaching of

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By Trish Duggan The quick answer is, of course, yes, if at all possible. With all the government mandates across the world, we’ve all slowly become accustomed to “sheltering in place”, not seeing friends, not having an opportunity to fellowship and we’ve spent more time inside watching tv or on our devices. And we know that if we aren’t actively

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by OPC Missionary to Uruguay, Mark Richline Mark Richline (back, far right) as a missionary associate in Japan in 1991 along with missionaries, Woody and Laurie Lauer & family; Cal and Edie Cummings & family; Murray and Tsuruko Uomoto; and fellow MA’s Craig and Helen Tuttle. As a college student in the late 1980s I often found myself wondering what God’s

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by Tom Pfeil 2020 Evangelism Coordinator, The Boardwalk Chapel, Wildwood, NJ It is important to understand that what makes the evangelism joys so sweet is the repetitive rejection that we experience often while witnessing. Often in preaching, I will hear preachers speak of instances when “God moved.”  The Bible teaches us that God the Holy Spirit is always proactive when

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This year has been… unprecedented? Has anyone said that before? The large difficulties and uncertainties have magnified the small ones and made the whole year feel like one big disaster.

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Mike, from Heritage PCA, has been coming with his church to the Boardwalk Chapel for four years! Mike plays bass on stage, performs gospel skits, and evangelizes every night with the staff. “What I love most about the Chapel is being able to evangelize to people on the boardwalk. At the Chapel, there are so many ways that we, the

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