Why Should We Plant Reformed Churches?

As true churches of Jesus Christ, the URCNA are obligated to fulfill our Lord’s Great Commission to make disciples: “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in . . . Continue reading →

A New Confessional Presbyterian Congregation Emerges In Frankfurt, Germany

By Jiwon Park (M.Div., Westminster Seminary California) Frankfurt Presbyterian Church Missionaries who never lived in the neighborhood with the people they are trying to reach, often fail to understand their needs. That´s why we decided to move right into the city of . . . Continue reading →

With The Presbycast On The Lost Sheep

The USA is a vast place and there are relatively few confession Presbyterian and Reformed Congregations. You can find many of them listed via NAPARC. Regularly confessional ministers get the question: what do I do when there is not a confessional P . . . Continue reading →

Meet Phil Baiden: A Confessional Presbyterian Pastor In The UK

The HB tends to focus on advancing the Reformation among the Reformed and Presbyterian churches in North America but we know that it is happening elsewhere. One example of the recovery of the Reformed theology, piety, and practice is the Rev. Mr. Phil Baiden, pastor . . . Continue reading →

Growing Reformed Churches: Doing The Simple Things

Church growth is a thorny subject. First there are the thistles of rationalism in which self-proclaimed experts offer to sell to pastors and churches a three-point program which will transform their average congregation to a super church. Back in the late 80s and early . . . Continue reading →

Office Hours: Reaching A Spanish-Speaking Population

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The United States has experienced several great waves of immigration in the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries. At this writing the United States is experiencing another such wave, this time of Spanish-speaking immigrants. This language-cultural group is noticeably under represented in confessional . . . Continue reading →

Not Your Opa’s GR

Most think of Grand Rapids as a bastion of Dutch Reformed identity. Again, the reality is somewhat different than the image. Right now, about 20% of the population is of Dutch ancestry, 80% is not. Sadly, while the Dutch (my own heritage, . . . Continue reading →