On Sunday, January 29, 2023 we received a new member into our church. Federico Gobbo, 28, (pictured above, while Elder Vittorio Calderaro makes an announcement from the pulpit) stood during public worship and took vows of membership, entering into full communion with Chiesa Riformata Filadelfia. Continue reading →
One of the stories told about the Reformation in missiological circles is that the reformers weren’t interested in seeing the gospel go to the ends of the earth.
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Mike Brown has been called by the Escondido United Reformed Church to be their missionary to Italy. For more information see Reformation Italy.
It was on 18 April 1521 that Luther appeared before the powers of this world and, ostensibly, the next at at the Diet of Worms. It was there he announced publicly the formal cause of the Reformation, sola Scriptura. That doctrine says that . . . Continue reading →
It was on 18 April 1521 that Luther appeared before the powers of this world and, ostensibly, the next, at at the Diet of Worms. It was there he announced publicly the formal cause of the Reformation, sola Scriptura. That doctrine says . . . Continue reading →
Westminster Seminary California has been preparing men to enter pastoral ministry since 1980. More than 1,100 students have graduated and about 70% of them are preaching the gospel across the globe, making hospital calls, doing the work of an evangelist, and a . . . Continue reading →
Confessional Reformed theology, piety, and practice does not seem to be sweeping the field in North America but it is prospering in other parts of the globe. In this episode Dan Borvan joins us to get us up to speed about the . . . Continue reading →
Renewed interest in the Reformed confession is not a uniquely American phenomenon. There are, of course, large confessional Reformed/Presbyterian bodies in South Korea, Nigeria, The (Democratic Republic of the) Congo, and elsewhere. We where we might not expect to find a Reformed . . . Continue reading →
Guest post by the Rev. Dr. Andrea Ferrari. § In writing to you I realize how fast time has passed and how many things have happened in the last few months. We have many reasons to be grateful for we have been . . . Continue reading →
Part 2: Why the Heidelberg Catechism is Important for Italy
The Reformation Comes to Italy (Part 1) Part 3: How You Can Help
When we think of Italy we probably don’t think about a growing, confessional Reformed church but it exists. The Rev Andrea Ferrari not has the coolest name in the Western world but he is the minister. He was ordained in 2010 and . . . Continue reading →
Andrea Ferarri, Pastor of a confessional Reformed congregation in Italy writes to say that Rev Mike Brown, Pastor of Christ United Reformed Church (Santee, CA) will be in Milan later this month to preach and teach. Among his topics, is “The Gospel-Driven . . . Continue reading →
The Rev Dr Andrea Ferrari was recently ordained and installed as pastor of the first United Reformed congregation in Milan, Italy. They have a new website and blog. Just as you’ve been praying for the return of the Reformation to Germany please . . . Continue reading →
Mike Brown has the pics and story. The Rev Andrea Ferrari is now a minister in the URCNA and he’s planting a congregation in Milan.