Starting Nov. 30, World Renew and the CRC Office of Social Justice are sharing a daily devotional series for Advent 2015 called Displacement and Belonging. It's not too late to sign-up! 

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Check out this helpful sound technology training video. After all, some of the most important people in the sanctuary or worship center are those operating the sound and video technology!

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There's no doubt that church communications can be a difficult career. But as a church communicator, there are some ways you can be more effective in your job.

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All through the Western states and provinces the fires are raging. The damage is incalculable. We think and ponder, we talk about details…and we go on our way. What can we do?

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Does anyone have a regular regimen of training for your sound technicians or other technology operators? If so, how often do you train and what sources do you use?


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An hour in a children’s ministry program gives children the chance to spend time living into and out of God’s story but when we omit the church and home connection, children are missing out. 

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In the weeks ahead, we’d like to introduce you to the people who serve CRC congregations as part of Faith Formation Ministries. We’d like to start with our regional staff, also known as Regional Catalyzers. 

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Check out the latest ideas from the world of faith formation. We’ve gathered some practical tips, radical ideas, and a great new resource from one of our favorites, LifelongFaith Associates.

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By the time August rolls around, I find that stress and anxiety are starting to appear more and more (right along with the mosquito bites). If I've been having so much fun, why am I stressed?

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The school classroom is one setting where the protection of the home is mostly absent. Still, how can parents play a role in helping their children?

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IN: Elders, IN: Pastors

A number of years ago a seminary professor made the observation that guilt is resolved on the cross, but shame is healed in relationship. Is your church willing to embrace veterans?

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Watch and enjoy this great webinar for Story Hour, Little Lambs and preschool ministry leaders, led by Diane Dykgraaf.  It is packed with inspiring tips and helpful tools for teaching 2 - 7 year old children.  

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In this new webinar, Marian Lensink shares the basics of leading the Coffee Break Bible discovery process. Engage with this resource from your home computer or use it as a training tool. 

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During the fall, most churches set aside time to celebrate international missions. Check out these helpful tips to help you get more people involved in your church’s celebration!

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In this webinar, presenters share the top 14 ways Youth ministry people from across Canada have used to start their youth ministry seasons well.

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At the beginning of the school year, my church holds a "Promotion Sunday" for Sunday School. Any suggestions for activities to entice folks that don't normally come to Sunday School?

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In hopes to narrow searches for indecisive youth workers everywhere, we decided to look through many of them to find the best of the best. Here are some of the ones we found...

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I’m ready to go. I’m refreshed and ready but it doesn’t seem the church is ready. Everyone is still on “summer” mode. What do I do with August?  

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I understand our penchant to protect and cover favorable people. Even in our churches this happens with well-loved leaders and personable congregants. Does this outweigh protecting the flock?

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As the summer sun is still heating up our houses and runs, here are some COOL resources our team has found this week.

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She explained to me that his family is really involved in his church. They go to a small, church from a conservative denomination called the CRC. “Have you heard of it?” she asked. 

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