To help your congregation, Disability Concerns created a Mental Health Speakers Bureau to allow congregations to find qualified people in their area who can speak on mental health issues. 

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What does love look like when someone follows through on their marriage vow "in sickness and in health"?

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Focusing less on practical accessibility concerns, this study looks at the church, the Christian community, as it responds—whether positively or negatively—to the presence of persons with disabilities. 

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Time after time, we hear of a pastor leaving his church to plant another congregation in the same neighborhood, causing divisions. Is it time for pastors to sign a non-compete agreement?

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Athletics, busy weekends, travel, Saturday night events and family get-togethers are making Sunday School attendance difficult for families. So how do we respond?

April 6, 2016 1 0 comments

I have often woke up in the morning dreading the day. However, a few new habits have completely changed my whole outlook, leaving me full of joy and peace. 

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Crossroads Christian Reformed Church (San Marcos, CA) is looking for a full-time Director of Worship & Youth Ministries. 

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After celebrating Easter, I am always left wondering what will happen to me after the Resurrection. Will I still be deaf? Either way, I can be joyful and content. 

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Too often I hear from women who are hurting because of something that happened to them within the church family. Dare I hope that this can change?  

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A good fisherman does his homework. He knows the conditions of the water, researches the latest equipment, and talks to other anglers. I wondered, could these same principles apply to ministry? 

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Have you found any helpful resources for Friendship Sunday? I'm looking for best practices, scripture ideas, and more. 

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A recent article in Forbes magazine reported that Americans now spend more money on Easter candy than they do on Halloween candy. Have you noticed an increase in Easter consumerism?

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When Alan Johnson hears or reads about mental health and gun violence, he can become defensive. Find out why. 

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This event was not just about River. It was about a church family celebrating the gift of life and joy of being together. It was one more step toward fulfilling the baptismal vows we made one week earlier. 

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David Gushee recently wrote on how the inclusion of sexual minorities in the church is redefining the evangelical landscape. Though we feel the squeeze, struggles like this aren't new.

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