Leadership

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.

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.

LifeQuest cares for workers by hosting a holiday barbecue.

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.

Salama Warner used to keep up with the Kardashians; now she’s helping the church keep up with its youth.

It’s not your standard leadership training program. In the words of Al Hassler, an elder at Rockhills Church (RCA) in San Antonio, Texas, it’s “organic.”

Native American leaders in the Heartland receive training to serve in churches through a partnership with the Christian Reformed Church in North America.