New IN: Church Jobs
Eastern Avenue CRC has two part-time ministry positions open.
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Some recent conversations got me thinking about some things that God does in and through the Village that are really, really good. I reflected on this because it is easy for me to see darkness rather than light...
November 13, 2014 1 0 comments
As leaders in the church we can often feel under-thanked. How might we instead develop an 'attitude of gratitude' as we serve those we've been called to lead?
November 12, 2014 0 0 comments
Resource, Webinar Recording
This webinar will give resources to walk alongside those who experience mental illnesses in a way that is supportive.
November 12, 2014 0 0 comments
As you visualize in your mind the scene in Bethlehem at the time of Jesus’ birth, what picture comes immediately to mind?
November 11, 2014 1 0 comments
Sometimes in ministry we set a course for a destinatation but drift further away despite our best efforts.
November 10, 2014 0 0 comments
Resource, Article
Family Fire is a CRC ministry which explores biblical themes relating to our most foundational relationships. It’s a resource for you; to encourage you in your own relationships, and to equip you to help others.
November 10, 2014 0 0 comments
IN: Elders, IN: Pastors, IN: Preaching
It's the same for all ages: we want to be liked. We are not proud of trying to look good. Still, the approval of people around us has its lure.
November 10, 2014 2 0 comments
Resource, Procedure
Because of a worldwide Drupal security advisory, we recently cleared all user passwords. There is no indication our site was affected, but we took this step out of an abundance of caution. Here's how to reset your password.
November 7, 2014 0 0 comments
Moral injury can be as disabling as physical injury. Guest blogger Syl Gerritsma reflects on the moral injuries that many military personnel must live with for the rest of their lives.
November 6, 2014 0 1 comments
Is our church body doing enough to advocate for our elderly, when they no longer have their voice and have become the “least among us”?
November 3, 2014 3 2 comments
Christians are perceived as being prideful and critical towards others. How did we acquire this image of a judgemental character?
November 3, 2014 1 13 comments
The Apostle Paul was all in favor of hospitality. But his reasons for urging believers to be hospitable were visionary. He uses Romans 12 to tell people how to express it in their daily lives.
November 3, 2014 1 0 comments
Hearing what God is has done in someone’s life can be so uplifting and encouraging both for those giving the testimony and for those that are hearing it.
November 3, 2014 0 1 comments
Resource, Article
I hope that many children and youth ministry leaders will use these videos for training their teachers and leaders. What has your church done to train your children and youth leaders to engage kids with disabilities in church ministries?
October 31, 2014 0 0 comments
We were so very close to what we had identified as the perfect family. But God had other plans. Paul was born with congenital heart defects and Down syndrome, and that wasn’t what we had in mind.
October 31, 2014 1 0 comments
Discussion Topic
A new pool shows "evangelicals" in American actually hold views of God that are not in line with historical orthodox thinking.
October 31, 2014 0 1 comments
Resource, Article
IN: Cadets, IN: GEMS, IN: Youth Ministry
So you would like for your tween or teen to be a Christian? What are you doing in your church or at your home that will support your child? If you have high expectations, then you need to give high support.
October 30, 2014 0 1 comments
Resource, Video
According to a new study, hiring people with intellectual and developmental disabilities is good for business. Yet 85% of those are unemployed. HuffPost Live looks at a new initiative that aims to change this.
October 30, 2014 0 0 comments
Resource, Article
Inclusion is the idea that all people, of all abilities are to be active integrated members of their community. How do you teach your children to be inclusive?
October 30, 2014 1 0 comments
Resource, Book or Booklet
Leaders cannot balance all the needs, wants, demands, expectations, suggestions and assumptions of the individuals they seek to serve. So how can we be intentional about avoiding the people pleasing trap?
October 28, 2014 0 3 comments