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.
A New York church comes up with a creative solution in order to include all members of its congregation.
Even gifts and abilities that don’t appear to have a direct connection to ministry can be a way to spread God’s love.
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.
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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.
It reads like a modern-day parable: unexpected guests, and somehow the food was enough to go around.
A Colorado pastor takes a look at what transformational discipleship can look like in a small church.
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