RCA Today: Fall 2016

RCA Today shares God's transforming work in the RCA, creating connections and equipping and inspiring people to further transform their churches and communities.

Navigate below to view stories from the Fall 2016 issue.

More from this issue:

Platform: General Synod: More Than a Meeting

There are lots of reasons to say “no” to attending General Synod, but the experience can be a blessing—as one delegate has discovered. 

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Synod Stories

Super-love for the City

It’s Wednesday night, and artist Michael Moss is at an easel. His pencil strokes bring life to the page—a fist, a muscled arm, a cape.

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From Marketing to Ministry

Salama Warner used to keep up with the Kardashians; now she’s helping the church keep up with its youth.

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In Search of Scaffolding

Bethany Devos’s church was already working toward renewal, but she was looking for something to guide the process. She found that framework in Ridder Church Renewal.

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Coffeehouse Serves as Community Outreach

It reads like a modern-day parable: unexpected guests, and somehow the food was enough to go around. 

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Small Church on a Big Mission

A Colorado pastor takes a look at what transformational discipleship can look like in a small church. 

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Finding Identity in Israel

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.

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Growing Community—Literally

The church lawn at Emmanuel Reformed Church in Clinton, Wisconsin, looks a little more colorful this year.

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Four Mission Trip Basics

Despite some arguments to the contrary, short-term mission trips can be positive experiences for both visitors and hosts. 

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RCA Today: Fall 2016 Synod Stories

View stories from regional synods of the RCA from the Fall 2016 issue of RCA Today. Read them all, or sort by the 8 regional synods.