So, why all of this emphasis on collaborative learning? And, why should those of us who have been let down by “group” work try it now? Here are 6 compelling reasons for churches to consider peer learning groups.

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The Leadership Training Event (LTE 2016) for church leaders will be held on Tuesday, September 13 from 6 to 9:15 pm, at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, MI. 

July 27, 2016 1 0 comments
IN: Pastors, IN: Worship

Does anyone have access to appropriate sermons on DVD which could be used in an emergency if the pastor or guest pastor is suddenly unavailable?

July 26, 2016 0 2 comments

Has anyone come across resources or study materials on hermeneutics? I am interested in starting a series with my high school students and would appreciate any ideas.

July 26, 2016 0 2 comments

The Restorative Practices for Congregations Training helps church members and leaders better engage in conflict and build healthier, more restorative relationships in their congregations.

July 26, 2016 1 0 comments

This anonymous reflection of a woman's ordeal addressing sexual harassment from a CRC pastor is an eye-opening account to understanding sexual harassment. 

July 26, 2016 4 4 comments

The First Christian Reformed Church, serving Hanford, California and its surrounding communities, invites applications for the full-time position of Director of Worship Arts & Music.

July 26, 2016 0 0 comments

When I picture that mic stand, I'm reminded of Jesus’ intentional endeavor to enfold the least, the last, the lost, and the little. It may seem like that spot was only significant to our friend, but to be honest, it meant a lot to me too.

July 25, 2016 1 2 comments

The barriers people with disabilities face begin with people’s attitudes—attitudes often rooted in misinformation and misunderstandings about what it’s like to live with a disability.

July 25, 2016 1 1 comments

14th Street Christian Reformed Church, a 200 member church in the heart of Holland, MI, is looking for a part-time (approx.12-15 hrs/week) Director of Youth Ministries to join our team. 

July 25, 2016 0 0 comments

Why is there a desire to ignore having construction done on the soul? I think maybe it has something to do with the fact that, just like road construction, it gets in the way of our hurrying. 

July 25, 2016 1 0 comments

Harderwyk Ministries in Holland, MI, is searching for our next worship leader and community life coordinator for the Watershed services.

July 25, 2016 0 0 comments

Is your church (or a group of churches) considering an ESL ministry in your community? If you have willing volunteers that would like training in teaching ESL, I would like to walk with them through it.

July 25, 2016 0 0 comments

Have you ever noticed the empty spaces in Bible stories? There are burning bushes, talking donkeys, and floating zoos, too. Try telling these Bible stories to kids and watch how they launch right into them. 

July 25, 2016 0 1 comments

The congregation where I presently serve as an interim pastor would like to create a congregational resource database. What's been your experience? What rules need to be put in place?

July 25, 2016 0 2 comments

Almond Valley CRC in Ripon, CA is seeking candidates for a full-time youth pastor. 

July 21, 2016 0 0 comments

An ideology of scarcity keeps us from pursuing a common good for our neighborhoods and the world around us. As the church, we must confront the worldview of scarcity and offer an alternative way. 

July 21, 2016 0 1 comments

I find there’s a major disconnect between churches wanting to improve their communication and actually doing it. The challenge is that these conversations require knowing the church's mission and vision.

July 21, 2016 0 0 comments

Plymouth Heights Christian Reformed Church (Grand Rapids, MI) is seeking a full-time youth pastor.

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So far, over 200 CRC members from 35 congregations in the U.S. and Canada have come together to learn, act, and advocate for a safer and more just world. Will you join them? 

July 20, 2016 1 0 comments

The Network has a brand new ministry topic called “Books by CRC Authors.” We’ve added this ministry section (thanks to your feedback!) as a place to explore books written by Christian Reformed authors.

July 20, 2016 1 0 comments