The Blog for Act Five by Redeemer

Jon Berends

A Moving Story, by Sarah Bosch

As a guest post, read some profound reflections from Sarah Bosch as she witnessed what God did in the life of her daughter through Act Five.

Read More

How does one measure impact? – Parent Testimonies

Is a year with Act Five really worth the investment? Not only do staff and students of Act Five think so, but these parents answer with a resounding "YES!"

Read More

Does a Christian Gap year program make sense during the Covid-19 pandemic?

Whether an educator, pastor, mentor or otherwise, the current moment requires critical conversations around the discipleship of our young adults.

Read More

Thank you, and a note on what is to come.

From me, the team behind Act Five at Redeemer University, the supporting high schools, the students and staff of Act Five this first year, Thank You to all who continue to support us.

Read More

The Act Five Story

Check out this video to learn about Act Five, hear some of the thoughts behind the program, and see some images from the year.

Read More

In light of Covid-19: A Word from the Director

While we feel short-term loss this spring for a program cut short, I am confident in the fruit that will grow out of our students’ lives, through the work of Christ in them, for years to come.

Read More

Remembering – A word (& a lot of photos) on Pittsburgh & Placements

"I am often humbled to be in the role that I am in, to be able to witness the kingdom of God coming in and through these 12 students of Act Five's first cohort.  I see and trust that the impact of this program ripples beyond these students."

Read More

A Word from the Director

Today is day one of student placements, a moment long anticipated. Join us over the next 10 or so weeks to follow along with all that our students are up to.

Read More

End of Act Five’s Term One – A final note

God is on the move here. And we head into Christmas break tired, full and grateful.

Read More

A Note from Arissa – Day one at Hoya

"[In Act Five], we often say that the best experiences we have are around the dinner table... so it is cool to see that, despite a slight language barrier and very different food, the familial feeling carries to halfway across the world."

Read More