Easter may be one of the busiest times of the year for your church. It’s an opportunity to reach new people and invigorate those who are already a part of your community...
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The New Year always brings out all of the Top ## Lists and we don’t want to disappoint! Here are the Top 25 most-read posts which were published in 2014 on The Network.
January 12, 2015 1 0 comments
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When we think of spiritual disciplines we often think of a list of “to-dos.” Thankfully, God’s grace gives strength to persevere. This month, check out Groundwork's new series on spiritual disciplines.
January 12, 2015 0 0 comments
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Practical advice and poignant stories that illustrate both loving inclusion and painful exclusion of youth with disabilities in church life.
January 12, 2015 0 0 comments
Classis is the front line for leadership development, deployment and support for the CRC yet most classes struggle with consistency and follow-through with basic tasks.
January 11, 2015 0 0 comments
For all the steps back, the changes, and the instabilities, such small steps forward look to me like God acting in ways that should excite us.
January 10, 2015 2 4 comments
You never know who is walking into the front door of your church. A safe church policy is the insurance policy that will protect you when you need it the most.
January 10, 2015 1 0 comments
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Building and maintaining a good website is a struggle for many churches. Here are some of the most common roadblocks you can remove to give your website a better chance.
January 9, 2015 2 0 comments
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The Interfaith Disability Advocacy Coalition has helpful resources for congregations to expand employment opportunities for people with disabilities.
January 9, 2015 0 0 comments
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1 in 4 Americans annually experiences mental health issues, yet less than one-third receives appropriate care. The Christian Citizen provides insights for people with mental illnesses.
January 9, 2015 0 3 comments
If I had played the recording or had the praise team perform the song, the congregation would not have been a part of it. Without participating, they can not worship
January 7, 2015 0 2 comments
When we talk about community development, what are we really saying?
January 7, 2015 1 2 comments
“All my pastoral work consisted to spelling out the gospel orally to anyone who would listen. And since an awful lot of talking went on among us, the gospel spread rapidly.”
January 7, 2015 3 0 comments
Discussion Topic
Many Christians have become increasingly uncomfortable with the way Christmas is celebrated, both by Christians and non-Christians. What do YOU think?
January 6, 2015 0 3 comments
I’m thrilled to welcome Staci DeVries as The Network’s new Community Manager. In this half-time position, Staci is here for YOU - the members of this Network community. Here’s a brief interview with Staci so you can get to know her and her role better.
January 6, 2015 4 7 comments
Food is the gateway into a different culture. It gives us a glimpse into who people are. As we travel around the globe using our taste buds, we plan to learn about each country and to pray for each one.
January 6, 2015 0 0 comments
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Do you have plans for how to stay alert to injustice in 2015? Here are 10 books we recommend to raise your awareness about certain justice issues and to empower you to act.
January 6, 2015 3 1 comments
young child, seated outside, wearing overalls
It’s a daily feat to look past all the questions, fears, and disappointments that come with earthly life. Our Lord wants, rather, he commands us to trust in him, just like I trusted my earthly papa to scoop me up that day.
January 6, 2015 3 1 comments
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We have created a short tutorial that explains the simple process of subscribing to a topic, author, or specific post on The Network.
January 5, 2015 0 0 comments
There’s a lot about New Year’s to love. I value the opportunity to both recollect the past year, doing an inventory of sorts, and to anticipate the new year.
January 5, 2015 3 0 comments
“It was the most fun Classis I’ve ever attended.” An unusual word to describe a gathering of delegates, pastors, elders, and deacons. What ‘fun’ things happened in those hours from 4:00-9:00 p.m.?
January 5, 2015 1 3 comments