It has been 100 years since the CRC’s first overseas missionary left for the field. Johanna Veenstra was a 25-year-old woman who left everything she knew back home in New Jersey and followed God’s call into the unknown.
What should we know about church plants so the CRC can work better together to spread the gospel and disciple believers in our communities? Church planters shared these 10 insights.
What kind of theology is behind the way you and I do outreach?
In the May issue of The Banner, a feature article tells the story of Ken Lee, a Christian Reformed missionary to Japan. These are the untold details.
How do we share the gospel with our neighbors of different faith traditions? Interfaith ministry leaders will be leading workshops on this important topic at Inspire 2019. Check them out!
In a family, decisions are made with how we use our time, how we spend our money, and how we rank our priorities. How does this look on the mission field? Here are some thing we learned.
In this piece, I hope to clarify some confusion about the discontinuity between Christianity and other religions and try to highlight some ways that Reformed Christians think about this.
One small word can change the entire paradigm of missions at your church. Don’t believe me? Read on!
It’s Sunday morning. Families are finding seats, people are grabbing coffee before the service and, chances are, college students seeking a church are walking through your doors. How does your church meaningfully engage these students?
Behind the scenes of the more visible work of the church is the question, “How do we relate to the realities around us?” A related question is, "What difference does the timeless Gospel make in the time and place where we find ourselves?"
"Preach the Gospel at all times. Use words if necessary." This statement has been used as a good excuse not to use words in verbal witness. A closer look at the data, however, suggests that Paul and the apostles may have amended the phrase.
In basketball, a pivot requires turning just enough to get to the basket. Here are seven pivots that can radically transform our lives and our ministry impact.
I recently attended a church service and one of its elements communicated the following message: “People all over the world are hungry to hear about the saving grace of Jesus Christ.” Is that statement true?