Fall 2016

Corey Buchanan went from convict to commissioned pastor.

Barbara Pimentel is defeating obstacles so elders, deacons, and laity can lead in her church and across the RCA.

In a world where leadership is glamorized, glorified, and even the subject of academic degrees, Marion van den Akker resists the word.

Intersection is working toward multicultural ministry in Holland, Michigan.

Four pastors, four churches, four states. Each church has completed a building project, is in the middle of one, or has one on the horizon.

Many churches prefer a “clean break,” where the previous pastor is gone before the next arrives. But the pastoral transition at Calgary Community in Calgary, Alberta, was seamless thanks to one thing: mentoring.

Tom De Vries urges the RCA to commit to loving each other and being united in mission.

LifeQuest cares for workers by hosting a holiday barbecue.

Brian Bruxvoort logs about 6,000 miles every month—in the air.

Bethany Devos’s church was already working toward renewal, but she was looking for something to guide the process. She found that framework in Ridder Church Renewal.