1976 AACS Niagara Conference
report by Bill and Amy Rowe: The annual AACS Niagara Conference was held on July 30 through August 3. Tents sprang up everywhere on the campus of Niagara Christian College, filling the area nearly to capacity with 900 adults and children. Activities got under way Friday night
1983 AACS Summer Conferences
report by Kathy Vanderkloet: AACS summer conferences are washouts (but successful nonetheless). “… and the rains came down and the floods came up” and a lot of people got thoroughly soaked on the first night of the Ontario Niagara Conference, as the longest summer dry spell in
1988 ICS Niagara Conference
report by Carol Ann Veenkamp:
“The most radical subversive thing you must do is pray and praise” ICS’s senior member in world view studies Dr. Brian Walsh told over 900 conferees gathered for the 30th annual Niagara conference held July 29 through August 1 near Fort Erie, Ont.
1990 ICS Niagara Conference Keynote: “Four Ways of Thinking About Living on the Earth“ (Dr. Lorne Wilkinson): Dr. Lorne Wilkinson of Vancouver's Regent College, the main speaker at this conference, explained that things around us have value because they were created! They are valuable because God made them and delights
1990 ICS Niagara Conference Workshop: “The Bible’s Holistic Life-Affirming Vision“ (Rev. Jake Binnema): In his presentation, Rev. Jake Binnema developed an interesting contrast. The free enterprise ethic of Adam Smith, he said, simplified as "look after yourself, and the rest of society will prosper accordingly," forms a striking counterpoint to
Kid Stuff report by Gayla Postma: The 1990 ICS Niagara Family Conference was for the whole family, including the kids. With workshops, outings and sporting events, there was little time for the younger ones to be bored.
The AACS/ICS family conferences of the 70s and 80s fed on the youthful verve of young and old alike, and now, after all these years, the aging conferees, like their once-youthful selves, can still proclaim, in their hearts and minds, that the Kingdom is coming.