A poem for the Pals family

Poetry | John Piper pens a tribute to the family killed in a highway crash on its way to missionary training
by John Piper
Posted 8/08/16, 03:13 pm

Editor’s note: The Pals family, who were en route to Colorado for missionary training, died tragically in a car accident in Nebraska on July 31. At the family’s funeral service Saturday at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minneapolis, John Piper offered a beautiful prayer, which can be heard and read at the Desiring God website.

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Family killed in crash on way to missionary training

Tragedy | Mother and father of three planned to spread the gospel in Japan
by Jamie Dean
Posted 8/05/16, 01:23 pm

This weekend, members and friends of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minneapolis will gather for an event nearly unimaginable a week ago: the funeral service for a family of five killed in a car accident on their way to train for missionary service to Japan.

Jamison and Kathryne Pals, both 29, died with their children last Sunday morning when a truck driver rammed into their minivan on a Nebraska highway. The impact killed Jamison, Kathryne, and their children: Ezra, 3; Violet, 23 months; and Calvin, 2½ months old.

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Midday Roundup: Remains of EgyptAir victims prompt bomb speculation

by Leigh Jones
Posted 5/24/16, 12:10 pm

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