Heartland

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

More Heartland churches than ever are participating in Ridder: Churches Learning Change.

Cassie Lokker says empowering people with disabilities means inviting them not just into the church building but also into leadership roles.

Meredith Drive Reformed is using cultural agility to bridge generation gaps. Here’s what they’ve learned so far.

In artist Brian Narcomey’s depiction of Jesus’s final hours before crucifixion, Jesus wears a buffalo robe and streams of living water flow from his shoulder.

Trying to meet the immediate needs of the millions of people affected by Hurricane Harvey was a daunting task, but three RCA churches in the immediate vicinity were up for the challenge.

When Kyle Crist, a man with cerebral palsy, took a job at Walmart, a new mission field opened up. RCA Today talked with Kyle about community outreach, disability ministry, and what he learned about people from greeting them at the doors of a big-box store.

When Case was baptized, his parents promised to raise him to know and love Christ. They never dreamed that this promise would one day impact their entire community.

By Tim Poppen

“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.”