IREF was initiated in 2001 by three local congregations of the Dutch Reformed Church as a mission project amongst internationals in Delft (many of them students). Since 2011 IREF has become an official “Church Committee” which is an intermediate status towards becoming church entity in the Protestant Church in the Netherlands (PKN). The three Dutch congregations IREF started out from are:
Verse of the Day““Where, O death, is your victory? Where, O death, is your sting?” The sting of death is sin, and the power of sin is the law. But thanks be to God! He gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.” — 1 Corinthians 15:55-57 Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica. Powered by BibleGateway.com.