This is a ledger I wrote for our church's Benevolent Fund, but it is generic enough it can be used for any offering/fund you have.

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Inspire 2017 is an event for ministry leaders of all sizes and shapes...including Coffee Break Ministry leaders! Coffee Break Ministry leaders have also been given a special discount code for registration.

May 22, 2017 152 0 0 comments

Whether you hold a relaxed version of your regular Sunday school program or discontinue classes until fall, read on for nine refreshing ideas to help you nurture kids in the summer months too!

May 22, 2017 218 2 0 comments

Before we switch ministry gears to summer, or even (gasp!) fall, can we take a minute to look around and look back? What's one thing you learned this past year?

May 22, 2017 113 1 0 comments

So: what is your calling? How do you frame how God has gifted you and formed you for His purposes? You don’t have to be a student on commencement or a retiring faculty member to be a person of calling. 

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IN: SEAPI

"I escaped Vietnam with my younger brother in Jan 1982. I remember 17 people piled into a small boat, 7 yards long and 1 ½ yards wide...It was through the boat trip experience that I now have a clear sense of call doing God’s work."

May 19, 2017 278 2 1 comments

Children are not inhibited when it comes to moving with music, and those who study child development tell us that moving with music is good for them!

May 19, 2017 101 0 0 comments

The webinar 'Training Youth for Worship Leadership,' with Dr. Eric Mathis, is now available! Share it with your worship teams, pastors and anyone who wants to learn more about training youth to lead in worship. 

May 18, 2017 127 1 0 comments

Living Water Christian Reformed Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan is looking for a senior pastor to provide effective leadership and ministry.

May 17, 2017 163 0 0 comments

Our church belongs to a church coalition in our neighbourhood. Is it permissible to allot employee hours from our church to manage the coalition's bookkeeping?

May 17, 2017 78 0 2 comments

Does anyone know if the clerk of council has to be an elected elder or deacon?

May 17, 2017 185 0 6 comments

"You need to do something about this,” the pastor pleaded. He urged, “I won’t tell you the details, but you need to do something to address the mental health challenges pastors face.”

May 17, 2017 925 2 8 comments

Modesto Christian Reformed Church is seeking a full-time Director of Music and Worship. 

May 17, 2017 78 0 0 comments

God is moving through His Word in the Merced, CA, Coffee Break! Be inspired by these stories of how the words of Colossians and the work of the Holy Spirit are changing lives. 

May 17, 2017 162 0 0 comments

Family devotions can be a challenge! The book Teach Us to Pray by Lora Copley and Elizabeth Vander Haagen offers a solution by using short, child-friendly readings that follow the liturgical year.

May 16, 2017 236 1 0 comments
IN: Synod

Here are the highlights from the CRCNA Board of Trustees meeting on May 4-5, 2017 in Grand Rapids, MI. 

May 16, 2017 254 1 1 comments

Covenant Life Church, a vibrant multigenerational congregation in downtown Grand Haven, is looking for a Director of Middle School Ministry. 

May 16, 2017 59 1 0 comments

Are you interested in helping your congregation learn more about immigration? Find two friends and be Blessing Not Burden Partners!

May 15, 2017 160 1 0 comments

Coffee Break will be moving to a new home! No address change needed as the new move partners us with Timothy Leadership Training Institute (TLTI) and Educational Care (EC) to support global leaders. 

May 15, 2017 182 0 0 comments

I watch my students spend huge amounts of time scrolling through Instagram, Snapchat, FB, Twitter, and texts. Where does all of that information go? How do we help our students navigate the changing world of social media?   

May 15, 2017 379 2 0 comments

The 'Work and Worship' webinar, with Cory Willson, is now available to watch and share. Pass it along to your worship teams, pastors, and any others who want to bridge the gap between Sunday worship and Monday work. 

May 15, 2017 144 0 0 comments