In light of what has so tragically happened in our nation over the days past, I cannot help but reflect upon what has dominated the heart of man since the beginning of time: Racism. As marchers protested the removal of a Robert E. Lee statue, some were heard shouting anti-Semitic statements and were found marching out with the state of mind that one race is superior to another. (more…)
Marking our one year anniversary of RTN’s restart in March of 2016,one of our top priorities has been the development of ethnic leadership. It’s never been God’s will to make for quick fixes in the church, but it has always been His call to empower others. Pastor Bill believes it is RTN’s heart to empower our people for ministry by including and inviting them into ministry opportunities. (more…)
“Reach the Nations Community Church had its highest local attendance ever yesterday on communion Sunday- 98!! I want to thank all of our servants, choir, worship teams, leaders and members. When everyone gives a little we all receive more. We celebrated, worshiped, and prayed in English, French, Persian,
Urdu, Swahili, Bosnian, Sango, and Amharic. Our church is over 90% refugee in make up and we are happy to welcome anyone who would come from any country, tribe, and language. We invite you to join us.”
-Pastor Bill Johnson
On January 1, 2017, Reach the Nations baptized four youth, three women, and one man. If you weren’t keeping count that’s eight total. Additionally, we celebrated the birth of a son of our worship leader through a baby dedication. Join us in praising God for new life!
*Post written by our interim Teams & Volunteer Coordinator- Mary P.
This summer, Reach the Nations (RTN) had the great pleasure of hosting nine incredible teams from five different states. Many of those teams were from our partner churches or other churches who have served with us in the past, but we were also given the opportunity to build new relationships with potential partners as well. (more…)