Long before Horace Greely penned those now famous words, “Go West Young Man,” the Apostle Paul heeded the call of the Man of Macedonia to go west to plant churches on a whole new continent. He had formulated another plan, he thought he knew where he was headed, but the Holy Spirit changed his itinerary.
And a vision appeared to Paul in the night: a man of Macedonia was standing there, urging him and saying, “Come over to Macedonia and help us.” Acts 16:9
Paul answered the call to ‘go west’ and the gospel was planted began to take root in Europe. The cultures there were very different. Support was uncertain. And Paul had to adapt his usual modus operandi to engage cities without synagogues or significant Jewish enclaves. But he went.
What about you? You have your plans to serve, but what if God is calling you to “go west?” What if God is calling you to Arkansas? Come over and help us plant and grow Reformed Churches in the west.
River City Reformed Church in Little Rock, Arkansas, is looking for a church planter intern/associate pastor to work with an experienced pastor, Howard Wheeler, to increase engagement in our community, share the load of preaching/teaching, and provide pastoral leadership for our growing congregation. Find out more by checking out why we need another church in Little Rock. For more details or next steps contact us.