More than 200 participants gathered in Orlando, Florida, for the mission conference, where they heard dozens of stories from the mission field.
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The Vision 2020 Team met again January 23-24 to continue its work discerning the future of the RCA.
The denomination is encouraged to dedicate January 19 as a day of prayer and fasting to discern how to be a Christ-like presence in the midst of conflict and disaster.
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.
A process that starts with staff will also equip churches for thriving, both now and in the future.
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Visitors to New York Harbor often gaze at the Emma Lazarus quote “Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free” that is engraved on the Statue of Liberty. But to see these words put into action, these tourists should find their way to Des Moines, Iowa, where the Meredith Drive Reformed Church has been serving recent arrivals for several years.
Grove Reformed Church is a small, urban church with a bus stop literally right out front. Two bus lines go by, one to Jersey City, the other to Manhattan. The same bus stop is also used by the local high school.
When George Lundberg set out for his first Project Timothy mission trip, he expected to help people. He didn’t expect to get so much out of it himself.
General Secretary Tom De Vries reflects on the new ways churches are engaging in mission.
The Far West Region has reorganized its staffing structure to better align with regional prioriti
A church/community partnership is about mission, but mostly it’s about relationships.
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.