Heartland

A deaf congregation makes the good news accessible for heart and mind.

“Ridder is not a project, it’s a process,” says Michael Hardeman. “Leaders need to be transformed in order for the congregation to also transform.”

Churches in the Synod of the Heartland are seeing exciting developments in Church Multiplication and Missional Mosaic. 

When students work together as a team, their leadership pays off. 

We talked to people who plan worship in RCA churches. Here’s what they told us about the role worship plays in the spiritual life of their churches.

They come from different cities, and have different gifts and different goals. But thanks to a nonprofit bakery, young women are learning to break down social barriers. 

In Northwest Iowa, churches are spurring each other on to better discipleship. 

Through the Journey, a small group gets to the heart of discipleship. 

Youth from across the Synod of the Heartland participated in mission opportunities this summer that made an impact both nationally and globally. 

Consider volunteering with Immerse in Lincoln, Nebraska.