New IN: Safe Church, New IN: Circle of Grace
Robin Michelle RhodesCircle of Grace
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.
March 29, 2015 0 0 comments

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We experience our greatest joys and deepest sorrows with people closest to us. In the first weeks of Lent, Family Fire from ReFrame Media, has delved into themes about forgiveness.
March 3, 2015 1 0 comments
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IN: GEMS
I had the privilege of leading a GEMS group through a fun Zumba class. I loved sharing with the girls how important it is to take care of ourselves, both spiritually and physically, as Princesses of our King!
March 3, 2015 1 0 comments
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In February, we challenged you to "Write a Caption" or "Add a Post" on The Network and were thrilled by your great response! Check out the results...
March 3, 2015 0 2 comments
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One in four girls and one in six boys are sexually abused before the age of 18. We cannot bury our heads in the sand and ignore this issue.
March 2, 2015 1 0 comments
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Are there any not-so-well-known songs that you’ve used recently? Making room for good songs that aren’t widely used can be an effective way to add theological breadth and musical diversity.
February 26, 2015 1 1 comments
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What did you like about this year’s symposium? What did you not like so much? Any ideas for next year? Please take a moment to contribute.
February 26, 2015 0 0 comments
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Easter may be one of the busiest times of the year for your church. It’s an opportunity to reach new people and invigorate those who are already a part of your community...
February 25, 2015 0 0 comments
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76 years ago a humble deacon from Neerlandia, Alberta, clearly expressed his concerns and challenged his church to examine the importance of the role of deacons. Check out his letter...
February 24, 2015 1 1 comments
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When making disciples in a church context, it’s important to use the right tool for the job. Our church is focusing on 2 specific tools: Triads and Huddles. Which tools do you use?
February 23, 2015 1 4 comments
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What do the walls in your church tell your congregation---particularly the children---about what you value? Use this idea to make your walls another way to tell God's story.
February 23, 2015 2 0 comments
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It's been an unusually cold and long winter. How does this affect people who have no regular income, people who have little income, and people who suffer?
February 23, 2015 2 0 comments
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February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. Check out this video clip and share how effective YOU think it is in helping people spot the signs of teen dating violence.
February 23, 2015 1 2 comments
Discussion Topic
It seems to me that the CRCNA through World Renew needs to become engaged in community development in North America. What do you think?
February 20, 2015 1 6 comments
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I hope I never hear it again. I hope I never say it again. I hope we can make this phrase totally disappear from the life of our church. You’ve probably heard it…..
February 20, 2015 3 1 comments
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Is 100 members the threshold for congregational viability? If so, what might that mean for congregations seeking pastors and candidates seeking a call?
February 19, 2015 0 1 comments
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Christians like to sing. Among God’s people there are gifted song writers who favored us with the fruit of their hard work. We sing when we have needs and we sing when we have abundance.
February 19, 2015 1 1 comments
Resource, Webinar Recording
We all know that deep change in individuals or organizations is rare. This webinar asks, "In these rare instances of deep change, what happened?"
February 18, 2015 1 0 comments
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This book is a useful resource for deacons, as well as anyone else engaged in mission and/or ministry with those on the margins of society. Check it out!
February 18, 2015 1 2 comments
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Is your church website going to be ready for Easter? Here’s why it matters...
February 18, 2015 0 0 comments
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The several times I found my Mom kneeling beside her bed praying to God was a moment of indescribable comfort. It's this persistent and gentle faithfulness that glows in Mom's face.
February 16, 2015 1 0 comments