Winter 2016

Marbletown Reformed Church in Stone Ridge, New York, had a big dream: to keep girls out of the sex trade by sewing dresses for them.

One pastor knew he had to stop reading books and attending conferences, and just get out and do mission. 

Renewal has come to First Reformed Church in Sully, Iowa, in the form of a new children’s ministry called STARS.

Heartland Synod executive John Sikkink reflects on 23 years in ministry leadership. 

Recently, Bethany Reformed Church of Albany had the opportunity to become involved with Family Promise to help care for our neighbors in the Capital Region—and the results have been nothing but transformative.

God at work through cultural agility workshops, Transformed & Transforming worship resources, and elder and deacon training.

Vancouver is one of the least churched cities in North America. For many, that might cause despair. But Sandeep Jadhav sees it as an opportunity.

Church planting is one of the most effective ways to bring people to Christ. And the Far West is leading the denomination in starting new churches.

In a world of specialists, pastors continue to be generalists. I’ve heard it said, “Pastors are the last of the generalists.”

General secretary Tom De Vries reflects on having the vision and passion to reach people for Jesus Christ.