Winter 2016

Walking into Community Church of Keyport at lunchtime is like walking into an episode of Cheers: “Everybody knows your name.”

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

Central Reformed Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan, looks back at 175 years of ministry. 

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.

In the history of the RCA, hundreds of people have given everything they had to serve in mission. What are the rest of us called to give?

In 2011, Riverside Reformed Church’s building was falling apart—and so was the church’s membership. It’s now experiencing new life.

Church of the Master in Warren, Michigan, had a choice: do more to reach the community or fade into obscurity. 

Gratitude is a simple concept, but one that took on new meaning for the author after her experience in Central College’s social justice program. 

Last July, about 350 middle school youth and adult leaders came together at William Jewell College in Liberty, Missouri, for Power Connection Work Camp. There they were equipped and sent to ministries throughout the Kansas City area.

Reaching out to the neighborhood transformed Wednesday night ministry at Ross Reformed Church in Gary, Indiana.