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In Dr. George Hunsberger’s last lecture at Western Theological Seminary he asked the question, “What difference does it make when you put the word missional in front of the word church?”
It takes a lot of courage to become an ordinary Christian in a culture that celebrates the extraordinary. But as Horton argues in his book Ordinary, God most often works through ordinary things to change us.
I'm on a search committee and we could really use a database of not only pastors available for call, but also churches that are looking to hire a pastor. Does anyone know of such a resource?
This manual will assist search committees and councils as they search for a new pastor.
The documentary Over 18 tackles an issue many within the church community would rather ignore: the serious effects of pornography on young people.
Or church is considering hiring a Director of Congregational Life. Would you be willing to share your job description for this position and whether an ordained or non-ordained pastor fills this position at your church?
It’s easy to remember the big stuff from the past year—things like weddings, or selling a house, or natural disasters. But how can we remember God's goodness in the seemingly mundane moments of life?
I'm on the search committee for a pastor at my church and we are looking for sample evaluation forms to use when we go to hear a pastor preach. Got any ideas?
Consider being a part of Inspire 2017 through prayer, even if you can’t attend. Amazing things happen when we prayerfully and humbly surrender to God’s will and leading.
One question I hear from church leaders is: How can we organize our practices, groups, and curriculum for lifelong faith formation? One simple way to organize faith formation is around the liturgical calendar.
A Canadian grocery store chain recently released a video as part of their mission to get people to #EatTogether. I love the video because it demonstrates how intergenerational community is created!
My deepest regret during my service as an Elder is that I did not advocate more for, nor amplify the voices of, marginalized and ostracized minorities while in office.
Neighborology provides a blueprint for how churches and servant leaders of every ministry can be neighborly helpers.
On Sunday February 19 at 6:00 PM, New Westminster CRC in Burnaby, BC will host a public screening of "Over 18", a documentary about pornography produced by Canadian charity, Hope for the Sold.
Interested in Intergenerational Faith Formation? That's one reason to attend the InterGenerate conference at the beautiful Lipscomb University in Nashville on June 25-27, 2017. Here are 9 more!
Do you have photos of your church living out its mission as a family of believers? Share them with your wider Christian Reformed Church family!
Fellowship CRC in Grandville is seeking to hire a worship director! This is a part time role and would be perfect for someone who is passionate about praise.
Before the second half of your ministry season starts feeling too weighty, resolve to create some healthy ministry supports for yourself and for the folks you are ministering alongside.
Orthodoxy is not stuck or traditional. Orthodoxy is vibrant, life-giving and attractive. And the Christian Reformed Church in North America is increasingly working so that all of its parts foster these behaviours.