When engaging in conversation on social media, especially with those with whom you disagree, three important ‘guidelines’ come to mind, especially in light of the upcoming Synod.

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IN: Prayer

It's Ministry Question Monday! Do you have ideas for helping people develop prayer lives that go beyond Sundays? 

December 21, 2015 2 1 comments

When those kids come to Youth Group we need to know them on a "first name" basis only. They need a chance to be themselves and create their own persona rooted in Christ.

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I tried to go about my business but phrases from their conversation made me think, “Ah, these are ministry people.” I wondered, are these guys listening to the students they hope to impact?

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Paul embraced his calling to deliver cheer seriously and winsomely. I praise God that he allowed me the privilege of becoming Paul’s friend.

December 21, 2015 3 8 comments

Enjoy this recording of a webinar on how to lead English as Second Language (ESL) Bible study.

December 21, 2015 0 0 comments

Cadillac CRC, a vibrant church in scenic Northern Michigan, is seeking a Lead Pastor.

December 20, 2015 0 0 comments

 First CRC in Edmonton, Alberta Canada is seeking a full time Pastor. We are seeking a relational and creative leader who can walk with our congregation as we seek to follow Christ.

December 18, 2015 0 0 comments

Choose words that convey ownership. They show that your church is playing an active role on the global mission field, not just giving financial support towards one of many causes. 

December 18, 2015 0 0 comments

Before the presents were neatly wrapped in bows, did you and your spouse have a discussion about Christmas? Specifically, did you set a limit on the number of gifts to give each child? 

December 18, 2015 0 0 comments
IN: Prayer

We don’t hear many prayers these days for a fresh season of spiritual renewal. Speaking for myself, I tend to equate such prayers with fundamentalists. Shame on me. 

December 18, 2015 1 1 comments

Coffee Break is both global and local. Check out the Christmas 2015 newsletter for ways you can help your neighbors near and far!

December 17, 2015 1 0 comments
IN: Synod

Our church council would like to nominate two young adult representatives, one of whom has served previously. Is this permissible? Secondly may someone be nominated twice?

December 17, 2015 1 2 comments

This summer, North American pastors received an invitation from the CRC Office of Social Justice to submit sermons on the topic of immigration. We're exicted to announce the winner!

December 16, 2015 0 0 comments

Third Christian Reformed Church in Lynden, WA is excited to announce the availability of the senior pastor position.

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Brave survivors of racism and inequality have shared the stories of their experiences. Their bravery has given us a chance to repent, a chance to live together in a better way.

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Check out this warmly engaging article by Edmund Clowney that sketches out three factors giving fuel to Reformed missions. 

December 15, 2015 0 1 comments

In response to the San Bernardino shooting and increasingly hostile anti-Arab and anti-Muslim rhetoric, the Office of Race Relations and Social Justice have collaborated on this litany and prayer.

December 15, 2015 1 0 comments

Every 9 seconds in the U.S. a woman is assaulted or beaten. These women are our best friends, co-workers, and the lady in front of you at the checkout line at Target. How could I not speak up? 

December 15, 2015 2 0 comments

Planning for Christmas can be tricky for church leaders. There’s a sense of wanting to do something big. It's important to hold onto the traditions of Christmas and also find room for creativity.

December 15, 2015 0 0 comments

It is clear that Reformed Worship is working well among CRC people. It is not so evident to me that Reformed Worship as we practice it is working in communities of diverse ethnicities. 

December 14, 2015 0 5 comments