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The new site helps Christians expand their imagination, take action, and deepen their love for Jesus.

Church pews with Bibles and hymnals

As more and more congregations seek renewal, the need for a navigation tool has become increasingly evident. That’s why the CRCNA and RCA are working together to equip churches for more effective ministry.

Robina Winbush presents at an ecumenical workshop at General Synod 2018.

Robina Winbush, director of ecumenical relations in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), died on March 12.

Felix-Theonugraha, 12th president of Western Seminary

Felix Theonugraha will start July 1, taking over from retiring president Tim Brown.

Vision 2020 group meeting

The team has been researching the implications of possible next steps for the RCA. They ask for authentic engagement and feedback on their work.

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In Fresno, California, there’s a place where troubled teens can go to get their lives and their family relationships back on track. It’s a place where they find love, understanding, and hope for the future.

As people who have received and believed the Good News, we revel in and are awed by the gift of God's indwelling Spirit. We marvel at the invitation to enter into the kingdom of God that has burst forth, the power and authority we have been given, and the command to join the work of his Spirit proclaiming the gospel to the nations, teaching, and making disciples as we go.

A rest stop at sunrise. A feeling of God’s presence. A 180-degree change of opinion. As Barbara Oliviera looked out over a farmer’s field that had just been harvested, she knew what God was calling her to.

Jezelyn moved from the Philippines to South Korea seeking a better life—and thought she had found one, falling in love and marrying a South Korean.

An old ash tree came down in a storm and fell across my fence, smashing through the top and bottom rails. I trudged out through the snow with the dogs—sleek, black Gordon Setters—to inspect the damage. Surveying the wreckage, I noticed that the top six inches of the fence post, where the top rail had been nailed, had been shaved with a wood plane. You could still see the marks. 

“The youth in our community really have no place to call a safe haven,” says Patricia Sealy, pastor of Mott Haven Reformed Church in the Bronx, New York. “It’s been a burning desire of mine to have that happen again at our church.”

Since the 1960s, the neighborhood of Highbridge in the Bronx, New York, has been without a middle school. That changed when Highbridge Community Church and its pastor, Cora Taitt, joined with other churches and organizations in the neighborhood to convince New York City’s Board of Education of the need for a new school.

A new Hispanic ministry has given a daycare center a fresh start, and its leaders hope the center

Meet Kristi Palsma, a 21-year-old Dordt College student who just began her new position at Inspir

A cancelled flight led to a “God encounter” for Luis Ruiz.

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