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Joaquin Ramos found himself in prison 22 years ago after committing manslaughter.

Jill Vande Zande and her InterVarsity students wish that God would work more quickly. But often God chooses to take his time.

Sharing space isn’t always easy—but one congregation finds that working through the challenges is more than worth it.

Scott Zeilenga reflects that any gospel-minded person, with a few skills and a few tools, can be sent by the Lord to help with the needs of people nearby.

Why is it so hard for us to take a sabbath? Why do we struggle to rest in the knowledge that God is at work?

Rural ministry isn’t for everyone. But April Fiet has come to love being the pastor of a rural church.

A foundational shift in the way their church is governed has breathed new life into a congregation in Iowa. Now leaders are responding much more effectively to people’s needs, both within and beyond the church walls.

First Reformed Church in Sioux Center, Iowa, has been experiencing the transition from being a missionary-sending church to being a going-and-doing church. The key to a successful transition has been leading with relationships.

By Ann Ballard