This week the CRC launched a new experiment in crowdfunding. Is this the way we should do denominational publishing?
January 28, 2015 1 0 comments

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One in four females and one in six males will be sexually abused by the time they reach 18. Are they missing from our congregations?
January 28, 2015 1 0 comments
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Starting a new church community is not an easy task. We can get so caught up in our methodology that we miss the mission of the church.
January 28, 2015 2 2 comments
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IN: Elders
Everyone knows what it means to be “the other”. Paul, in his letter to the Philippians, had that in mind. “Each of you should look not only to his own interest, but also to the interest of others.”
January 28, 2015 1 0 comments
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Our church has changed its children's curriculum and is no longer using Children and Worship stories.  We have the story figures for Children and Worship boxed up and ready to find a new home.  Any one interested or know of a church that is starting this program and needs the story figures? ...

January 27, 2015 0 0 comments
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Like Jonah, all of us are created to be in relationship. We thrive in communities where we are both held accountable when we need reminding, and held in loving arms when we need comfort.
January 27, 2015 1 0 comments
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Young Adults are increasingly hesitant to stand in front of a congregation and commit to a community of faith because there are other churches and doctrines that they have yet to explore.
January 27, 2015 1 0 comments
Resource, Song
PraiseCharts and the Christian Song Competition have whittled the field down to 25 songs and voting is open to the public.
January 26, 2015 1 0 comments
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In our very broken world, training up a child is not an easy task. How could our church communities be more helpful to parents?
January 25, 2015 1 2 comments
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To me, God working for the good of his people, is not exactly the same as working for my good. Does the subjectivity of the word "good" cause you any doubt?
January 25, 2015 0 3 comments
Resource, Article
Talking to your congregation could be considered internal communications, while speaking to potential visitors and your community might be external.
January 23, 2015 0 0 comments
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Over time our official descriptions of what pastors do have grown longer. The latest evidence is a recommendation to add engaging in “the work of diaconal outreach” to the list.
January 21, 2015 0 3 comments
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Thoughts regarding the role of a deacon from Romans 1.
January 21, 2015 0 0 comments
Resource, Job Opening
First Reformed Church of Pompton Plains, NJ is seeking a Director of Youth & Family Ministries.
January 20, 2015 0 0 comments
Resource, Policy or Guidelines
Churches are encouraged to use legal counsel for creating bylaws but this sample may be a great place to start.
January 20, 2015 0 0 comments
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The Key Federal Tax Figures displays variables from previous fiscal years to the current fiscal year.
January 20, 2015 0 0 comments
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Recent youth ministry studies suggest that we may not be acting intentionally enough about helping kids transition through our programs. How can we facilitate better transitions?
January 19, 2015 1 5 comments
Resource, Conference or Event
IN: Prayer
Registration is now open for the third Christian Reformed Church Prayer Summit, which will be held April 13-15 at the All Nations Christian Reformed Church in Lake View Terrace, CA.
January 19, 2015 2 0 comments
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If you’re looking for a discipleship resource for your family that’s both fun and substantive, check out Kids Corner from ReFrame Media.
January 19, 2015 0 0 comments
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Is there a business mindset present where profit and loss are looked at; pastoral staff are seen as employees; parishioners seen as customers; and the council as management?
January 19, 2015 2 2 comments
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Suicide is a threat to society. The idea that my body and my life are my own business and no one else’s has led to a staggering rise in the suicide rate and to the movement to legalize assisting it.
January 19, 2015 0 1 comments