God’s call guides young leader

“Truly I tell you, just as you did it to one of the least of these who are members of my family, you did it to me.”—Matthew 25:40 (NRSV) Guided by these verses (and those preceding it), Katalin… Read More

Call made for action against discrimination

A Consultation on Resisting Cultures of Discrimination, Authoritarianism and Nationalism has “discerned this to be a kairos moment when God has issued a challenge for decisive action. The appropriate theological response at this moment requires status confessionis.” The… Read More

Continuing Dutch worship service a testament of faith

Through both word and action the World Communion of Reformed Churches has demonstrated its support of the Bethel Church (The Hague, Netherlands) as its marathon worship service continues to protect an asylum-seeking family facing deportation. Philip Vinod Peacock,… Read More

Applications invited for 2019 GEM School

The next Ecumenical School on Governance, Economics and Management (GEM) for an Economy of Life will be held in Jakarta, Indonesia, 19-30 August 2019. In order to strengthen the voice of churches on global economics, a select group… Read More

Dialogue considers impact of eschatology on mission

The fifth session of the current Reformed-Pentecostal Dialogue took place in Legon, Accra, Ghana, under the theme “Ministering to the Needs of the World: Mission and Eschatology.” At the beginning and end of each day, participants, representing the… Read More

Karl Barth’s life and work to be commemorated

The life and work of Swiss theologian Karl Barth will be remembered in a new traveling exhibition and a series of events beginning in December. The theme of the year-long commemoration is “Gott Trifft Mensch” or “God Meets… Read More

Relationships foundational for CANAAC

Relationships—both the personal and corporate—are the foundation from which the Caribbean and North American Area Council (CANAAC) will build over the next years. CANAAC met as an Assembly in Georgetown, Guyana, 25-30 October, under the theme “Living Faithfully,… Read More

Hope drives Iraqi churches

The strength of hope continues to drive the few remaining Presbyterian churches in Iraq, a World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) delegation found on a recent visit. “Although they are very few, they have a vision of hope… Read More

New intern brings passion for justice

Abigail Scarlett is planning to make the most of her year-long internship with the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC), focusing on key justice issues. Scarlett, from the United Church of Jamaica and the Cayman Islands, brings a… Read More

Communion dialogue with Anglicans shaped by Indigenous context

The latest gathering of the International Reformed–Anglican Dialogue (IRAD) between the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC) and the Anglican Communion was again driven in part by the local context. As at previous meetings of the Dialogue (in… Read More