RCA Today: Winter 2017

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 Winter 2017 issue.

More from the issue:

Partners in Crime Prevention

How an RCA pastor is bringing the police and community together.

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Seen and Heard

Children as young as ten are becoming full members at Woestina Reformed.

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Family Values

How a coastal congregation’s family focus is impacting its unchurched community.

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The Simplicity of the Gospel

A clear explanation of the gospel is changing lives at First Church.

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Reconciliation in a Divided World

Missionaries Shelvis and Nancy Smith-Mather share signs of hope from South Sudan in the midst of deeply entrenched conflict.

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Expanding Horizons

For Carissa Buurstra, it was the adventure of a lifetime. For her father, pastor Todd Buurstra, it was a chance to do mission while expanding the horizons of young people in his congregation.

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My Journey into Justice

Seeking justice is at the heart of the Christian faith. Jennifer Lucking explains how to make sure your lifestyle doesn’t trap others in systems of slavery.

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Elementary, My Dear Watson

Feeding, tutoring, and caring for children is a no-brainer for the Oshtemo Area Churches.

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The Alien within Your Gates

Canadian churches open doors to refugees.

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Easing Pastoral Transitions

An interview with Don Poest upon retiring. 

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Synod Stories

The Alien within Your Gates

Canadian churches open doors to refugees.

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Easing Pastoral Transitions

An interview with Don Poest upon retiring. 

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Partners in Crime Prevention

How an RCA pastor is bringing the police and community together.

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Seen and Heard

Children as young as ten are becoming full members at Woestina Reformed.

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Family Values

How a coastal congregation’s family focus is impacting its unchurched community.

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A New Playground for Schoharie

After Hurricane Irene decimated the area’s only playground, Schoharie Reformed built a new one.

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The Simplicity of the Gospel

A clear explanation of the gospel is changing lives at First Church.

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Solar Powered

What do the Vatican and a few New Jersey churches have in common? Solar energy.

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Three Churches Outfit Students with School Supplies

Churches in three Midwest states provide school supplies for 561 children.

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Expanding Horizons

For Carissa Buurstra, it was the adventure of a lifetime. For her father, pastor Todd Buurstra, it was a chance to do mission while expanding the horizons of young people in his congregation.

Read More...

RCA Today: Winter 2017 Synod Stories

View stories from regional synods of the RCA from the Winter 2017 issue of RCA Today. Read them all, or sort by region.