One thing that has struck me after working for more than a decade to connect churches in the U.S. with churches that World Renew works with overseas is the similarity between them.
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We always seem to say that King David committed adultery with Bathsheba. However, I would say that what King David did was sexual assault.
This webinar explores the topic of addressing spirituality in patient care, describes the rationale and research that justifies doing so, and examines a “spiritual care team” model.
As a parent or caregiver, you may have questions about certain behaviors your children or dependents exhibit and how to ensure they get help. But do you need help starting a conversation?
The Alberni Valley Christian Reformed Church on beautiful Vancouver Island, BC, has a full time opening for a music and worship coordinator/ administrative assistant.
The choice, therefore, is whether at broader assemblies we have full representation of all the ordained or whether we continue the notion that deacons simply don't have the authority to "rule".
The Agenda for Synod 2015 Supplement has been posted on the Synod Resources and Synod 2015 web pages (www.crcna.org/Synod).
While we continue to heed the theological caution of the Reformers as they faced the Islamic faith on the borders of Europe, we need to seek new opportunities to engage with our Muslim neighbors.
The 'dating dance' that congregations do can appear rather erratic. An experienced interim can certainly be most effective in helping a church determine the right person and direction...
The “rubbing off” of the Christian partner’s faith to the non-Christian one must be the noble aim of a marriage between a couple that is unequally yoked.
Graduation exercises are hardly a suitable setting to ponder on educational ideals. But graduation stands as an exclamation point at the conclusion of another year, how can it be avoided?
Why does Coffee Break work across multiple cultures? The answer seems to be the twofold approach of relationships and direct Bible study. How can these simple ideas be applied in your setting?
First CRC in Bellflower is hosting a Coffee Break Bible Discovery training in Southern California on June 30. Join this fun event and also learn small group faciliation skills!
The media compound problems by reporting in minute detail whenever a person with a mental illness attacks someone who is presumed to be sane. The same media don't say a word when the opposite happens...
The classical appointment might be an endangered species. While understandable given a surfeit of preaching resources available, its passing may further fray our communal identity.
The Board of Trustees of the CRCNA met on May 7 and 8, 2015, at the Denominational Building in Grand Rapids, Mich.
Don't get me wrong: being perpetually left behind for bigger and brighter dreams has been a difficult adjustment. But now I see that it it isn’t about us and our church but about HIM and HIS church...
“This is a place where we come to worship God, and we have all the time we need …”, she said in a quiet, calm voice. This was a special place, a special time.
This webinar explores why a western worldview has caused the Church to often ignore or deny the reality of Satan and the demonic and, in contrast, what a biblical worldview would have us believe about spiritual realities.
When I wanted to join the worship band, I was told (gently) that I needed to spend more time developing my skill. In response, I spent hours each day spending “time in the woodshed”, as my friend likes to put it.