The barriers people with disabilities face begin with people’s attitudes—attitudes often rooted in misinformation and misunderstandings about what it’s like to live with a disability.

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IN: Synod

During today’s morning session, a delegate stood up and voiced his concerns on the length of reports and amount of reading required to prepare for synod. Should his concern be addressed?

June 13, 2016 1 2 comments

For most of the morning, half of the youth group had been planting cannabis, aka marijuana. The leaders from both churches were mortified and the experience taught everyone an important lesson. 

June 13, 2016 1 0 comments
IN: Synod

During Synod 2016, The Network will be selecting a “Tweet of the Day” to be featured, as well as 2 honorable mentions! Could it be your tweet? 

June 13, 2016 0 0 comments

Moses longs to be taught by God (humble) and dares to tell God how to behave (arrogant). He was himself before God and yet was called a man of God. Moses’ life shows these are not mutually exclusive.

June 13, 2016 1 0 comments

We would like to donate 49 gray Psalter hymnals, 43 green Sing! A New Creation songbooks, and 39 pew Bibles. 

June 12, 2016 0 0 comments
IN: Synod

During Synod 2016, The Network will be selecting a “Tweet of the Day” to be featured, as well as 2 honorable mentions! Could it be your tweet? 

June 10, 2016 0 0 comments

Choosing the right curriculum is crucial to the faith formation of the kids in your church. However, it can often be challenging to find a curriculum that is both meaningful in terms of content, but also fun and engaging for kids.

June 10, 2016 0 0 comments
IN: Synod

The first day of synod can be a lot to process! For that reason, we’d love to hear some of your first impressions on opening worship, the election of officers, and more. 

June 10, 2016 0 0 comments
IN: Synod

Since we had so much fun following your tweets during Synod 2015, we decided to bring back the series for Synod 2016! Look for the first featured tweets to be posted tomorrow. 

June 9, 2016 0 0 comments
IN: Synod

To keep prayer at the forefront of our minds, check out these daily devotionals created for the 30 days leading up to (and during!) Synod 2016. 

June 9, 2016 0 0 comments

Interested in practicing advocacy and learning to steward your voice more effectively? You can learn the basics of advocacy on any issue through this new Biblical Advocacy 101 resource. 

June 9, 2016 2 0 comments

This year’s election cycle provides an excellent opportunity to influence local, state, and federal elected officials for the good of citizens who live with various disabilities. 

June 7, 2016 0 3 comments

Short-term mission trips are difficult. They can also be rich and rewarding, with the potential for long-term impact. To equip your team, check out the new, free, downloadable resource called Changed for Life. 

June 7, 2016 2 5 comments

Gibson CRC is seeking at part time (10 hrs/wk, plus accompaniment) Music Director to guide our church into more meaningful worship. 

June 7, 2016 0 0 comments
IN: VBS

Vacation Bible School was a family affair for us. It was a time of prayer, snacks, cleaning up messes, and much more. In case you are also part of VBS, I wanted to share two resources I love! 

June 6, 2016 0 0 comments
IN: Synod

As stodgy as the rules of order seem, following Robert's Rules allows a church to have non-manipulative, open, low tension, thoughtful, and deliberative dialogue that leaves space for the Holy Spirit to speak a word to us if we are attuned.

June 6, 2016 2 4 comments

Today can be a testament to achievement but may today also be a reminder of how you are instruments of His grace. Be joyful in hope, be patient in affliction and be faithful in prayer.     

June 6, 2016 2 0 comments

First Christian Reformed Church in Denver, Colorado is accepting applications for a full time Director of Faith Formation. 

June 6, 2016 0 0 comments
IN: Synod

As I'm going through the Agenda for Synod 2016, I found the report from the Liturgical Forms Committee is worth our attention. And I'm left wondering. . . what does it mean for belonging in the church? 

June 3, 2016 4 2 comments

The Banner recently published a question about infant baptism versus dedication. The response pointed to Synod 2012's call to "refrain from rituals of infant or child dedication." Your thoughts? 

June 2, 2016 1 9 comments