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Brian Keepers

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Time to Rejoice

by Brian Keepers When our oldest daughter Emma was a toddler, we bought a Fisher-Price Nativity Set. Every year we’d pull it out and set it up with the rest of our Christmas decorations. A few years ago, after we…
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Lift up Your Voices, the Lord is Near

Today, The Twelve is pleased to introduce our newest, regular contributor. Brian Keepers is the Minister of Preaching and Congregational Leadership at Fellowship Reformed Church in Holland, Michigan. He is married to Tammy and has two daughters, Emma and Abby.…
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Beautiful Scars

by Brian Keepers When it was evening on that day, the first day of the week, and the doors of the house where the disciples had met were locked for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them…
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Who Would Like to Be Jesus?

By Brian Keepers The sound of Israeli jets rumbles above us like a chorus of thunder. The students keep working, seemingly impervious to the whole thing. We are at Shepherd’s High School in Beit-Sahour, a town nestled up against Bethlehem…