BREAKING:’Noah Ark’ Smashes Ships As Storm Hits Dutch Town Urk

By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife reporting from The Netherlands

URK, NETHERLANDS (BosNewsLife)-- A replica of Noah's Ark was drifting away in a severe storm Wednesday, January 3, at the port of  Dutch town Urk, smashing several boats and prompting the rescue of seven people on board the massive vessel, eyewitnesses told BosNewsLife. There were no reports of injuries, but rescue teams struggled to regain control of the wood-and-steel ark, which has no engine and measures 70 meters (230 feet) long and some 13 meters (43 feet) high.

Dutch Town Urk Supports Officials Opposing Gay Marriage


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

URK, NETHERLANDS (BosNewsLife)-- The Dutch town of Urk, known for its many churches and fishing traditions, says it will not dismiss public servants refusing to officiate at gay weddings, despite a draft law adopted by parliament forcing municipalities to fire registrars opposing same-sex marriage.

NEWS ALERT: Dutch Town Urk Allows Evangelism After Outcry


By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

URK, NETHERLANDS (BosNewsLife)-- The local goverment of the famous Dutch town of Urk has pledged to allow an annual evangelism tent campaign after its earlier decision to ban the event led to political protests and international media coverage.

NEWS ALERT: Netherlands’ Town Urk Bans Evangelism Campaign


By BosNewsLife Chief International Correspondent Stefan J. Bos

URK, NETHERLANDS (BosNewsLife)–- A Dutch town known for its traditional churches and fishing community has forbidden an evangelism tent campaign, a move Christian Democrats say further threatens freedom of religion in the Netherlands.