New IN: Sunday School, New IN: Curriculum
Angelyn KuiperHoly Habits

Teaching children means sharing the truth of Scripture with them—but it’s even more important to give them opportunities to put what they believe into practice. 

November 25, 2015 0 0 comments

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One of the most pressing issues today for the churches credibility is its naivete when it comes to abusers. But what strengths does the church have to fight such naivete? 

October 27, 2015 5 4 comments

Come face to face with the Christ of Christmas and discover the real meaning of the Christmas story. Discover Christmas is a four session study that's great for small groups, families, and more! 

October 26, 2015 0 0 comments

The Sticky Faith curriculum contains tangible examples of ways to engage parents in ministry and help them understand their roles as the primary spiritual influence in their children's lives. 

October 26, 2015 0 0 comments

Syd Hielema reflects on our baptismal vows, defining this simple liturgical act as the cornerstone of our congregations’ way of walking with children and teens. 

October 26, 2015 2 0 comments

Is your Network post time-sensitive, i.e. a job opening or upcoming event? If so, follow these simple steps to add an expiration date to your post. 

October 26, 2015 1 1 comments

First CRC of Denver, CO, is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the part-time position (appx. 30 hours/week) of Worship Coordinator. 

October 23, 2015 0 0 comments

Safe Church says a fond farewell, with prayers and best wishes, to Robin. And we say a warm welcome to Monica, our new Safe Church Network Guide.

October 22, 2015 4 2 comments

Twisting through the most barren and mountainous parts of China, it was reported that building the Great Wall of China took more than a million lives. Do we also seek security at a high cost?

October 21, 2015 3 0 comments

Sunday school is not the only game in town—sports events, birthday parties, and other celebrations are often scheduled for Sunday mornings too. How do we build community with these challenges?

October 21, 2015 2 0 comments

Recent findings agree that parents continue to be one of the strongest influences on a young person’s faith formation. This webinar explores how to both support and mine this most important youth ministry resource.

October 20, 2015 1 1 comments

In one classis where I served, most of our attention and energy was focused elsewhere. Even though we had our share of struggling congregations, time was mostly taken up with denominational issues.

October 20, 2015 4 2 comments

"Before I became a Christian, my life was pretty much about myself without thinking about anybody else," says Marv. Check out this video of how God turned his life around. . . 

October 20, 2015 1 0 comments

My pastor always begins the celebration of communion at our church with a warning: “We’re going to do something really weird now. It's important, and it's Biblical, but it's also pretty strange.”

October 20, 2015 1 0 comments

Living Water CRC is a dynamic new ministry meeting across the street from Calvin College, led by Pastor Josiah Chung. If you have the opportunity, be sure to check out this welcoming church!  

October 20, 2015 1 0 comments

What can a Bible study or Coffee Break leader do to encourage the influence and impact of the Word in the lives of group members? Here are a few of my ideas; I'd love to hear yours, too!

October 19, 2015 0 0 comments

Ron deVries serves as a Regional Catalyzer for Faith Formation Ministries in Alberta. In this interview, he shares a few of the big issues he has noticed in youth ministry today. . . 

October 19, 2015 0 0 comments
IN: Prayer

When we end our prayers with the phrase "not my will, but yours be done", is it an act of surrendering to God or is it more of a testament to our lack of faith?

October 19, 2015 2 4 comments

As we share some of the plans Faith Formation Ministries has in place for 2016 and beyond, we'd love to hear YOUR input and ideas! 


October 19, 2015 0 1 comments

In order to show we care, we need to be available to others and we need to take time to listen to what is occurring in the lives of those we seek to serve. 

October 16, 2015 0 0 comments