New IN: Prayer, New IN: Worship

How do we train and equip people to pray for worship? And how do we prepare those who pray with—and for—others after the service? 

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Shalom CRC of Sioux Falls, SD, is seeking a senior pastor to lead our congregation in a growing union with Jesus Christ. 

October 29, 2015 0 0 comments

God’s love is rippling into and out of the Coffee Break ministry. Look no further than the story of young mom who came to Elmhurst, IL, from Poland and found a relationship with God. 

October 29, 2015 0 0 comments

Churches generally desire (and intend) to use images, songs, and videos that are legal and free to use in worship or on websites. But where do we begin? Find some basic tips to get started!

October 29, 2015 2 4 comments

A line I often hear (and maybe you do, too) is: “If that’s what God is like, I don’t think I could believe in him.” Why are we so quick to re-write God when we find something we object to?

October 29, 2015 3 3 comments

The apostle Paul commands that we use our gifts for the benefit of others and God’s honor and glory—because the gifts are HIS and on loan to us. 

October 28, 2015 0 0 comments

Each Halloween, Christians have a great opportunity to meet their neighbors and to let their lights shine (Matthew 5:16). Find 8 ways in which you can seek to redeem Halloween in your community!  

October 27, 2015 6 1 comments

Faith CRC in Pella, IA, welcomes children each week to Story Hour and Little Lambs. Read about the ripple effect of this program on the children, families and volunteers! 

October 27, 2015 1 2 comments

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