Spring 2014

For the first 18 years of my life, almost every church event I went to was attended by me and people my own age, many of whom had gone through similar experiences to my own. We were teenagers looking for our place in this world. High school ended and that place had become foggy and unclear. 

Meet Kristi Palsma, a 21-year-old Dordt College student who just began her new position at Inspiration Hills, an RCA camp located in the corner of Northwest Iowa, just across the border from South

For a number of people in Lyon County, Iowa, engaging in Christ's kingdom mission has become an ecumenical effort to care for the less fortunate in their area.

Fabulous. That's the word pastor Wes Tillett uses to describe the launch of Voyage Church in September.

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Thanks to one woman's response to God's calling, thousands of school kids in West Michigan no longer go hungry on the weekend.

The Far West Region has reorganized its staffing structure to better align with regional priorities.

A new Hispanic ministry has given a daycare center a fresh start, and its leaders hope the center will become a model for sustainable ministry for churches in low-income communities.

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My name is Sandra Dancer. On January 15, 1961, I was born into a dysfunctional family. I was to be the third daughter. My mother was a factory worker. My father worked for my grandfather in the sanitation department and was a practicing alcoholic, so I was quite familiar with yelling, screaming, and violence.

In August 2009, Monarch Reformed Church celebrated its centennial anniversary. Following the celebration the congregation wanted to keep the momentum going. 

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Amie Hausmann traveled to Jamaica on a family vacation and came back with more than good memories. God put a love for the people in her heart, and a calling on her life to share her faith through acts of service.