Stories are powerful. Even simple stories have the ability to engage us on many levels, not just our heads but our hearts. What is your story? Where has God placed you, and what journey are you on?

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You’re pleased the Carters have joined your congregation, and you want things to go well for Matthew, who has autism, but you’re feeling intimidated because you don’t know how to make things work for him.

August 22, 2016 0 0 comments

I felt sorry for these people who believed that they had to live and die this way. They seemed to have traded the "living for God" for living and dying to uphold their interpretation of the law of God.

August 22, 2016 1 1 comments

Nearly 1 in 4 pastors have struggled with mental illness. This Guide for a Clergy Leave of Absence for Mental Health Reasons provides guidelines and suggestions for pastors and for church councils.  

August 22, 2016 0 2 comments

Racism is not part of God’s grand design. Human beings are the architects of racism. However, through Jesus Christ, God is reconciling us to Himself, and to each other, rebuilding what we destroyed.

August 19, 2016 0 0 comments

Forestview Community Church is seeking an individual who will join their church as Worship Music Leader.

August 18, 2016 0 0 comments

Hanley CRC in Grandville, Michigan is currently looking for a sole pastor.

August 18, 2016 0 0 comments

Grace CRC in Grand Rapids, Michigan is looking for a person to oversee the ministries of the church that serve children ages pre-K through high school.

August 18, 2016 0 0 comments

Disability Week (October 10 - 16) encourages congregations to grow in becoming places of belonging for everyone and places to engage their gifts in ministry—with a particular focus on people with disabilities. 

August 18, 2016 1 3 comments

Knowing the correct way to act or speak in unique situations will be a great help in your ministry. Here are tips for coming alongside someone who is "differently-abled", uses a wheelchair, is blind, or is deaf. 

August 17, 2016 0 0 comments

I'm looking for resources on small group models. Any suggestions?

August 17, 2016 0 1 comments

Do you long to see teens and young adults more solidly connected to your church? Are you a preacher or do you belong to a church that has a preacher? If so, I invite you to take the “Preaching Tag-team Challenge.”

August 17, 2016 3 1 comments

Churches and denominations should be known as places of great organizational imagination, creativity, and experimentation. Embracing a worldview of abundance propels our organizational creativity.

August 17, 2016 1 2 comments

Disability Awareness Sunday encourages congregations to grow in becoming places of belonging for everyone and to discover ways to engage their gifts in ministry.

August 17, 2016 0 0 comments

For most people the idea of being interviewed by the church council is somewhere on the spectrum between anxiety-producing and utterly terrifying. Here are a few ways to make the interview a more joyful, life-giving process. 

August 17, 2016 3 0 comments

Momentum is designed for young adults who are looking for intentional discipleship as well as an opportunity to serve for a month internationally with Christian Reformed World Missions.

August 17, 2016 0 0 comments

Do you love the Olympics? If so, here is a great devotional for your family to use as you cheer on athletes, root for underdogs, and learn how Jesus paints a different picture than what we see at the Olympics.

August 16, 2016 0 0 comments

Are you aware of all the resources Safe Church offers? Safe Church only works when we are well-connected, working with YOU, CRC church members and leaders.

August 16, 2016 0 0 comments

This post isn’t about saying “yes” or “no” to using stock photography in general. Instead, we want to help you think strategically about stock images and when you should avoid them.

August 16, 2016 0 0 comments

Because in that moment when I felt like a total and complete failure, she gave me a new a brand new outlook. She wanted to hangout with me even if it meant changing her own pace to go my speed. 

August 15, 2016 5 1 comments

Friendship CRC in Byron Center, Michigan is seeking applicants for the position of Choir Conductor.

August 15, 2016 0 0 comments