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Our congregation’s MOSAIC ministry began with a simple dinner invitation. We hosted 3 visiting Chinese scholars, and 2 Indian students. What a joy it was to learn of each other’s culture...
It took that man just two minutes to invite Max to help. Those two minutes changed our lives, because someone told Max that he was needed in church.
Do we, as Christian Reformed folks, find our identity first in Christ or in our own traditions?
Meet our first featured Network member and CRC! Grab a cup of coffee and join us as we get a small glimpse into church life at Faith CRC in Holland, MI. . .
When our time is constantly being taken up with our idols, whether in social media or other places, how can we be spiritually healthy?
"Jesus, keep me near the cross," we sing. It would not have suited us well that first Good Friday. Does it ever suit us?
Strangers are only a fraction of the offenders out there; most are people you see every day. Check out the The Circle of Grace curriculum for an all-inclusive approach to recognizing the signs of abuse.
What would you recommend in assessing the likelihood that Holy Spirit is moving children of God to plant a church in a specific geographical location?
Eastern Avenue CRC has two part-time ministry positions open.
This webinar is for any Christian who desires to grow in their own capacity to be a grace filled presence in the middle of a challenging exchange.
The large crowd of spectators gave Him an enthusiastic welcome. They spread palm branches and garments on the road in his honor. Less than five days later, they shouted, "Crucify him, crucify him!"
Should you purposely try to fill the position from inside or should your purposely go outside your congregation? Does it really matter? There are advantages and disadvantages to both.
Last summer, though it wasn’t for Lent, our church gave up something bigger than chocolate; we gave up music. Taking a break from music can help a church reach a deeper understanding of worship.
Clergy and their families are in highly visible positions and are often expected to meet numerous, and sometimes unrealistic, expectations from congregations. What could be done to prevent this?
Statistics have shown that people, even once they are out of abusive situations, often return to the abusive relationship. How are congregations equipped for the task of building up and walking alongside others?
The "anonymous-ness" of Cyber-Bullying is such a problem because it is an easier form of hurting someone. If you see someone targeting another person online, hold them accountable!
In sincere love, Christ reaches out to the unfortunate and the helpless, the lonely and the hurting. We must practice that virtue with him.
I did not realize how much she would contribute to everyone’s learning, how the classroom would became a place where the societal barriers between people of various abilities would temporarily break down.
This 5-minute video interviews people with Down syndrome from 39 countries, looking at their enjoyment of full and equal rights and the role of their families.
“...the use of themes and sermon series is the new wave in 21st century congregational worship." But then I wondered. Are all series or themes equal? What makes for a good series?