The Board of Benefits Services (BOBS) of the RCA has been awarded a second grant to address financial struggles that can impair the ability of pastors to lead congregations effectively.
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A process that starts with staff will also equip churches for thriving, both now and in the future.
Felix Theonugraha was installed as the 12th president of Western Theological Seminary (WTS) in Holland, Michigan, on Wednesday, October 30, 2019.
The Vision 2020 Team met October 28–29, 2019, in Grand Rapids, Michigan, continuing the work that God and the General Synod have called us to do.
At its meeting last week, the RCA’s Commission on Christian Action highlighted the precarious political situation in northeastern Syria. The commission urges RCA members to contact their political representatives to advocate for vulnerable people groups in the area.
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A faith-filled leader helps insure that God’s work continues among the Daasanech people.
These three short words describe a long, deep transformation under way at The Journey, an RCA chu
I grew up in a Christian home, but to call myself a believing, faith-in-action Christian would be a stretch. My mom constantly told me that God had a purpose for my life, and I truly believed it up until age nine. I believed it so much that if you asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up, I would not have given you the typical firefighter or policeman answer. No, instead I wanted to be a pastor.
At age nine, my father died in a one-car accident and good-intentioned Christians told me things like "God has a plan" or "God must have needed your father more than you did."
To fashion a Christian education ministry that would connect the generations, Central Reformed Church in Sioux Center, Iowa, looked to the stars.
I went to the dump the other day. They call it the County Landfill, but don't let them kid you. It's the dump.
Prayer took center stage at a November event in Byron Center, Michigan.
“Fanning the Flame: Rekindling Our Heritage of Prayer” was a joint effort of the Christian Reformed Church and the Reformed Church in America.
Volunteers from “up north” are encouraging the revitalized ministry underway at North Dade Community Church (NDCC), an RCA congregation in southeastern Florida.
With pastor Newton Fairweather leading, NDCC has found new ways to connect with its community, and its ministries are growing. But NDCC’s 1970s-era building needed a lot of work, and the congregation didn’t have the resources to make repairs.