RCA Today shares God's transforming work in the RCA, creating connections and equipping and inspiring people to further transform their churches and communities.
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Tom De Vries urges the RCA to commit to loving each other and being united in mission.
Brian Bruxvoort logs about 6,000 miles every month—in the air.
By teaching youth to farm, bake, and sell their wares, New City Neighbors equips them to change Grand Rapids.
There are lots of reasons to say “no” to attending General Synod, but the experience can be a blessing—as one delegate has discovered.
God at work through kohlrabi, the Called campaign, a volunteer toolkit, church multiplication practices, and local mission.
Stepping out in faith is risky and scary. But sometimes, that’s exactly what God calls us to do.
As Bruce and Laurie Hawley retire, hybrid disaster response sites build on their work.
Learn more about what happened at this year’s meeting of the General Synod.
Both in the natural world and in the church, new life often arises when things have come to an end.
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Barbara Pimentel is defeating obstacles so elders, deacons, and laity can lead in her church and across the RCA.
In a world where leadership is glamorized, glorified, and even the subject of academic degrees, Marion van den Akker resists the word.
Intersection is working toward multicultural ministry in Holland, Michigan.
Four pastors, four churches, four states. Each church has completed a building project, is in the middle of one, or has one on the horizon.
Many churches prefer a “clean break,” where the previous pastor is gone before the next arrives. But the pastoral transition at Calgary Community in Calgary, Alberta, was seamless thanks to one thing: mentoring.
LifeQuest cares for workers by hosting a holiday barbecue.
What better place to explore a biblical connection to identity than in the land where the Israelites wrestled with it? That’s what intergenerational mentoring pairs did this summer.
Despite some arguments to the contrary, short-term mission trips can be positive experiences for both visitors and hosts.
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