Visiting the Sea of Galilee

Tiberius is a city of 55,000 people, built by Herod the Great, and located on the shore of the Sea of Galilee.   Originally, no Jews lived in Tiberias because it was built on top of an old cemetery and by Jewish law a cemetery is an unclean place.  After Tiberias was destroyed in an earthquake…

New CD “My Song at Eventide”

A new CD is available featuring a sing-along with the Upper Voice Choir, together with organist Pieter Heykoop.  It is recorded in the Picture Butte NRC Church. The Upper Voice Choir is a concept borrowed from Bovenstem singing in the Netherlands. It is a higher melody, similar to a descant, somewhat parallel to and sung…

New Book Introduction

In July 2016 we received the first copies of the new book, ‘What Did Our Fathers Say About Israel’, from our printer. In this book, Reverend De Heer from Middelburg, The Netherlands, compiled views explaining what our forefathers had to say about Israel. If you have ever wondered why the world still exists until this present…

Interview with Rev. W. Silfhout

Interview with Rev. W. Silfhout, Pastor of the Gereformeerde Gemeente, Capelle a/d IJssel When did you become involved with the Isaac da Costa Fund? That happened in 1999. According to the statutes, two of the board members had to come from the Netherlands Reformed Congregations. I was asked to be one of these two and…