Great Lakes

When a crucial need arose in Fellowship Reformed Church’s community, one member rallied her church to meet it.

As Holly O’Brien and her 11-year-old son Lance discovered, a mission trip can impact you at any age. And its effects last beyond the trip itself.

Their daughter was barely a year old when God asked them to become refugee foster parents to a teenager from Eritrea.

Feeding, tutoring, and caring for children is a no-brainer for the Oshtemo Area Churches.

Southwest Michigan Classis has planted church after church. Here’s how it maintains that momentum.

The people being released from the jail where Sarah Lindstrom is chaplain needed a different kind of church, so she started one.

After 50 years, Cran-Hill Ranch looks different, but its mission has stayed the same.

There is beauty in the mess of communion—in the spilling of the wine and the breaking of the bread.

Maplewood Reformed Church beefs up its mentoring program for neighborhood kids—in part because of the transformation the congregation experienced through the Ridder: Churches Learning Change process.

At a time when community meant everything to Roger and Michele Bird, they left their 3,000-square-foot home and are building a house a third the size. Go figure.