January 10, 2023

Looking for Love in all the Wrong Places

LOOKING FOR LOVE IN ALL THE WRONG PLACES by Larry Doornbos What do you love? What does your congregation love? These are essential questions to dig into because St. Augustine states, “Wherever I am carried, my love is carrying me.” Putting it another way,…
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Taking fresh steps
to a God-given,

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Wisely Passing on Leadership

December 9, 2022
Recently I’ve started handing over some of my responsibilities to other members on our team. And while I’d love to tell you I’m super chill and awesome at letting go

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A chronic case of making decisions for others

December 1, 2022
I remember the first time a senior leader turned and asked “Anna, what do you think?” At that moment, I was grateful for the chance to share my perspective. I’ve

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A Sabbatical for your Church

November 30, 2022
A few years ago, Evergreen Ministries, the congregation I was pastoring, gave me a sabbatical. Over the summer, I enjoyed rest, reflection, and study. The reflection and study led to

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Listening and Leading

November 28, 2022
If last week’s devotional was about analyzing the legacy you hope to lead, then this week is about how to lead alongside those you’re raising up. Let me explain. Recently

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Investing in Others

November 16, 2022
By Rev. Anna Radcliffe RCA Director of Future Church Innovation My first experience with mentoring went something like, I walked up to a sophomore in college and we started meeting

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The F Word “ForGRIEVEness”

November 9, 2022
The F Word “ForGRIEVEness” By Pete Watts “Then Peter came to Jesus and asked, “Lord, how many times shall I forgive my brother or sister who sins against me? Up

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Unfailing Love

November 2, 2022
Unfailing Love by Peter Watts Coordinator for the African American Black Council (AABC) for the Reformed Church of America “Your love, Lord, reaches to the heavens, your faithfulness to the

3rd CRC Lynden

November 2, 2022

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Be Imitators

October 25, 2022
Be Imitators By Pete Watts Director of the African American Black Council Of the Reformed Church of America “Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children; and walk in love,