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Blog Archives: April 2018

Serving the Border Through Medical Mission Trips

April 24, 2018
Haley Wachdorf
Dr. Bernard Hildebrand, a rheumatologist and elder at Redeemer, says before he started going on medical mission trips, he was doubtful that they could have much of an impact. After all, a three-day clinic can't provide long term care for chronic conditions or perform complex procedures. An opportunity to attend Mission to the World’s Advanced Medical Leadership Training a few years ago changed his mind, he says. Now Hildebrand is serving as the team leader for regular trips Redeemer takes to conduct free medical clinics on the border in ...

Brad Tubbesing Called as Assistant Pastor of Congregational Life

April 20, 2018
The Session of Redeemer is excited to announce that Brad Tubbesing has been called to serve as Assistant Pastor of Congregational Life at Redeemer. Brad is the current campus minister with Reformed University Fellowship at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. He will officially begin his role at RPC on July 2nd. Brad and Caroline Tubbesing were both born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. They were high school sweethearts, dated through college, while Brad attended Miami University in Ohio and Caroline, The University of ...

New Sermon Series: The Gospel According to Joshua

April 04, 2018
Tom Gibbs
This Sunday I will begin a ten week sermon series on the Old Testament book of Joshua, which I’ve titled The Gospel According to Joshua. For most, our familiarity with the book of Joshua is limited to one famous battle involving the ancient Canaanite city of Jericho. The song we learned as children notwithstanding, Joshua did not “fight” this battle. In fact, this is an important lesson Joshua impresses upon the people. "Shout, for the LORD has given you the city (Josh. 6:16). Throughout Joshua, our stereotype of a vast, dominant military ...