RCA chaplain Derek Vande Slunt shares his first-hand experiences of the days surrounding Hurricane Florence’s landfall.


The people being released from the jail where Sarah Lindstrom is chaplain needed a different kind of church, so she started one.

LifeQuest cares for workers by hosting a holiday barbecue.

“Faith does not come easy when deployed.” 

God brought Douglas Freeman to the right spot at the right time for ministry.

Hospital chaplain Liz Niehoff works in an organ transplant unit. She says her work is anything but easy—but also beautiful, life-giving, and miraculous.

By Gregory Girard

The RCA has 150 ministers serving as chaplains in hospitals, schools, the military, and other contexts. These chaplains offer a ministry of presence to people who are going through difficult times, and this is one of their stories.