New IN: Worship

We are rethinking our church committee job descriptions. Does anyone have a worship task force job description that works well? 

February 27, 2017 0 0 comments

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It’s easy to remember the big stuff from the past year—things like weddings, or selling a house, or natural disasters. But how can we remember God's goodness in the seemingly mundane moments of life?

January 17, 2017 1 1 comments

I'm on the search committee for a pastor at my church and we are looking for sample evaluation forms to use when we go to hear a pastor preach. Got any ideas?

January 16, 2017 1 1 comments
IN: Prayer

Consider being a part of Inspire 2017 through prayer, even if you can’t attend. Amazing things happen when we prayerfully and humbly surrender to God’s will and leading.

January 16, 2017 1 0 comments

One question I hear from church leaders is: How can we organize our practices, groups, and curriculum for lifelong faith formation? One simple way to organize faith formation is around the liturgical calendar.

January 16, 2017 2 4 comments

A Canadian grocery store chain recently released a video as part of their mission to get people to #EatTogether. I love the video because it demonstrates how intergenerational community is created!

January 12, 2017 1 3 comments

My deepest regret during my service as an Elder is that I did not advocate more for, nor amplify the voices of, marginalized and ostracized minorities while in office.

January 12, 2017 1 2 comments

Neighborology provides a blueprint for how churches and servant leaders of every ministry can be neighborly helpers.

January 12, 2017 0 0 comments

On Sunday February 19 at 6:00 PM, New Westminster CRC in Burnaby, BC will host a public screening of "Over 18", a documentary about pornography produced by Canadian charity, Hope for the Sold.

January 12, 2017 1 0 comments

Interested in Intergenerational Faith Formation? That's one reason to attend the InterGenerate conference at the beautiful Lipscomb University in Nashville on June 25-27, 2017. Here are 9 more!

January 12, 2017 2 0 comments

Do you have photos of your church living out its mission as a family of believers? Share them with your wider Christian Reformed Church family! 

January 12, 2017 0 0 comments

Before the second half of your ministry season starts feeling too weighty, resolve to create some healthy ministry supports for yourself and for the folks you are ministering alongside. 

January 11, 2017 0 0 comments

Orthodoxy is not stuck or traditional. Orthodoxy is vibrant, life-giving and attractive. And the Christian Reformed Church in North America is increasingly working so that all of its parts foster these behaviours.

January 11, 2017 1 0 comments

Mountainview CRC in Grimsby, Ontario is seeking to fill the part-time position of Music Director.

January 11, 2017 0 0 comments

To eliminate the Affordable Care Act without simultaneously replacing it with an alternative jeopardizes its recognized progress and puts ongoing access to comprehensive, affordable coverage for people with disabilities at risk.

January 11, 2017 5 3 comments

Searchlight Ministries in Jamestown, Michigan is looking for a pastor. 

January 11, 2017 0 0 comments

As a new church administrator, I'd like to ensure that I'm up to date on possible changes to Canadian legislation related to CRA, insurance, AODA, employment standards, etc. Any ideas?

January 11, 2017 0 4 comments

In a neighborhood that faces many challenges, an arts ministry holds great potential. As Stryker points out, “Beauty, while not necessary to survive, is essential for the human spirit to thrive.” 

January 10, 2017 1 0 comments

This new topic is a place where members of Pastor Search Committees can correspond with each other, share resources and best practices, and even share frustrations.

January 10, 2017 2 0 comments

I am a faithful member of a local church, but I love listening to sermons online throughout the week. What are some of the churches you listen to online, get fed from? 

January 10, 2017 0 3 comments

The Temple Curtain, written for children 8-14, tells the story of a Palestinian family living in Jerusalem in Jesus' day. If interested, I'd be willing to give your church an electronic or print version of the book. 

January 10, 2017 1 0 comments