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I sometimes found it intimidating to be a young adult at Synod. While I was very warmly welcomed by so many delegates, there were times I questioned whether I was even qualified to give an opinion...
Immanuel CRC in Fort Collins, CO, seeks a full-time Youth Pastor. This is an ongoing ministry position targeting young people in Middle School to High School.
For the duration of Synod 2015, The Network will be selecting a “Tweet of the Day” to be featured on the blog! Could it be your tweet?
The pastor, by virtue of his or her position, will influence, to one degree or another, the life and ministry of a congregation.
Jubilee Fellowship CRC in St. Catharines, Ontario, is looking for a Worship Coordinator to provide planning and leadership in our worship ministry (20 hrs/wk).
The ugly clouds of conflict, distress, and famine hang heavy over many nations. Who of us has not had pessimistic thoughts about the future of the world? Yet, as we believers, we have a source of security...
Lamenting is painful and there's nothing "dignified" or "pretty" about it. The Church needs to face the reality of racism in America and to join others in crying out to our Lord for deliverance.
Creston CRC seeks a part-time Administrative Coordinator who is responsible for guiding the administrative operations of the church.
A comment from a total stranger, or even a mere acquaintance, might bite, but the same comment coming from a spouse, parent, sibling, or close friend feels like a great white shark attack.
Eastern Avenue CRC seeks a Director (averaging 20 hrs/wk) for its Saturday Food Program.
In just a few short days, Synod 2015 will be underway on the campus of Dordt College in Sioux Center, IA! We'd love to know: what are you most excited about?
If you're a deacon, elder, or pastor in the CRC, I encourage you to read the full report of the Task Force to Study the Offices of Elder and Deacon. Additionally, I've shared other resources to dig deeper!
You are invited to use Seeking God’s Face to pray for and along with the delegates by downloading a free synod sampler of this devotional book.
I have spent many hours with people who have been overwhelmed by the weight of expectations. What are healthy ways churches (or classes) can offer support to those entering ministry for the first time?
Few, if any, students arrive at Calvin Seminary thinking they already know theology very well. But some do arrive at seminary convinced they already know how to preach...
It is time to create a new agency to support ethnic CRCs. Just as children need new clothes as they outgrow the old ones, a relatively young denomination like the CRC needs new structures.
Time is a powerful enemy to our memories. Which is why God tells us to write his Words on our heads, hearts, and minds. It seems that I haven’t been very diligent in writing down God’s promises.
Ivanrest CRC seeks a qualified individual who is passionate about growing God’s Kingdom in the community by assessing, leading, supporting and encouraging community outreach opportunities.
Superheroes are more popular than ever. For all this excitement and fantasy about superheroes, we seldom give much thought to real heroism. What if real heroes are appointed by God?