1971 AACS Delaware Conference
Report: A total of 885 persons attended the Ontario Study Conference of the Association. They came from such places as Memphis, Tennessee; Chicago, Illinois; Philadelphia , New York, from all over Ontario, and from different parts of the Eastern U.S. to hear Hendrik Hart and James Olthuis,
1973 AACS Niagara Conference
report: On Friday evening, August 3, 600 people began to eagerly gather at Niagara Christian College near Fort Erie for the 14th annual Ontario AACS conference. Hundreds of little children darted through the crowd lending cheer and happy confusion as farmers from Pennsylvania, ministers and teachers from
1986 ICS Niagara Conference report by Carol-Ann Veenkamp:
Richard Mouw, Herman de Jong, Johanna Peetoom, Homer Samplonius, Mirth Vos. All these names and more are now part of a community of memory shared by those who attended the 28th annual ICS Niagara Family Conference August 1 through 4. Keynote speaker, Dr.
1987 ICS Niagara Conference Report by Carol-Ann Veenkamp:
In some cultures it is considered taboo to photograph someone because it’s believed that by doing so one tampers with the spirit of that person. As I look through the reams of negatives I have from the 1987 Niagara Family Conference, I find
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 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
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.