Do you know who is the IRS responsible party at your church? The IRS has new requirements for informing them of any change within 60 days. This true story will prompt you to be vigilant about informing the IRS of any changes.
The national attention on the suicide of Rick and Kay Warren's son Matthew brought mental health issues into the spotlight for Christians. Speakers include Rick and Kay Warren, Bishop Kevin Vann, Amy Simpson, John Townsend, and many others.
“The ‘As You Are Initiative’ is mobilizing thousands of willing Christ-followers just like you to start, growing and multiplying ‘come as you are’ leaders to lead ‘come as you are' churches. Is the CRC ready to be part of such a movement?
We've just had a service in which elders and deacons were installed. I noticed that nothing was said about officebearers keeping inviolate all that has been entrusted to them in confidence. Any thoughts?
This is the final blog in a five part book review series on the books by Mike Breen and the 3DM Team on missional communities. Today, Ruth Kelder shares her report on Breen’s newest book, Covenant and Kingdom and how the "assignment" to read it gave her valuable, new insights about scripture.
Does your minister have a "Continuing Education" line item as part of their compensation package? One church called recently and wondered how they could ensure that their minister used the funds each year for the primary purpose.
This survey focused on United Methodist clergy, but I would guess that it's conclusions are broadly applicable to clergy from many denominations. "Answering God's call shouldn't be bad for your health. But for about half of all ordained United Methodist clergy, it is."
This is part four of a five part book report series on Mike Breen and the 3DM team’s books on missional communities. The reports have been prepared by leaders who are on the journey of developing a discipleship ministry in their churches...