When Ryan Bajema started working as director of youth ministries at First Reformed Church in Lynden, Washington, he never imagined he’d one day become the senior pastor.
Irreconcilable differences? Hardly! The RCA and CRC cooperate many times along Derek Noorman’s path to ministry.
All it takes is one defining moment for a young leader to grow and guide the next generation of the church.
As John Kapteyn nears his retirement as the executive secretary of the Regional Synod of Canada, he reflects on his work, his calling as a minister, and his life as a follower of Christ.
None of the five young pastors in one New York clergy cohort grew up there. But they’ve all come to love serving on the East Coast.
Pastor John Muñiz believes leadership should be shared. That’s why Second Reformed Church in Jersey City opens its pulpit to preachers within the congregation, encourages higher education, and even offers theological classes.
Students on this summer’s Project Timothy trips did more than travel overseas for a week of service projects—instead, they learned how to lead.
After more than 120 years of ministry, Brighton Reformed Church stopped to ask, “Why does our church exist?” The answer took them in an unexpected direction.
Kathy King is a pastor. She’s also a social worker. Working as both brings added richness to her vocation, but it also has its challenges.
Until recently, Korean-language speakers had no options for RCA ministry training in their native language. Now the MFCA offers a new path to ministry for Korean-speaking students