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“Do not be deceived: God cannot be mocked. A man reaps what he sows. Whoever sows to please their flesh, from the flesh will reap destruction; whoever sows to please the Spirit, from the Spirit will reap eternal life.” — Galatians 6:7-8 Copyright © 1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica. Powered by BibleGateway.com.