New IN: Sunday School, New IN: Teaching

Check out these suggestions and ideas from the Ministry Tools Resource Center on how to use puppets as a teaching method for Sunday School! 

September 1, 2015 0 0 comments

More Recent Posts

With the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the CRC and RCA are highlighting this significant civil rights legislation by reaffirming their full support of people with disabilities. 

July 21, 2015 0 0 comments

If you had to sum up some of the most important, core teachings of the Christian faith, what would you summarize and how would you phrase it? Recently, Groundwork hosts took a look at these “faithful sayings”...

July 21, 2015 0 0 comments

Yet, there was a question burning in my heart, as my eyes searched Bella’s face hoping to glean more insight. It was a question I wanted to ask but never could: “How did you know to fight back?”

July 21, 2015 4 3 comments

We all felt the emotional weight of this man’s experience. He had not only witnessed a terribly tragic event, he had been part of it. After a long silence I had to ask the question… 

July 20, 2015 0 0 comments

I have a personal passion for leadership and young people. For this reason, I raise the question: What are we doing in our churches to intentionally raise up young Black and Reformed leaders?

July 20, 2015 3 0 comments

New Westminster CRC in Burnaby, BC, has a vibrant and growing ministry called MOSAIC (hospitality and discipleship to international students). We are looking for a Coordinator of MOSAIC and Campus Connections.

July 20, 2015 0 0 comments

Christian ethics in business is a fertile field which needs far greater engagement by Christian churches, organizations, societies, individual Christians, and Reformed ethicists.

July 20, 2015 0 5 comments

We are a growing congregation located in Central Alberta. We are seeking an energized full-time Youth Pastor to work alongside our Associate Pastor and Senior Pastor. 

July 20, 2015 0 0 comments

We want to hear from you: how does predatory lending impact your community and individuals you have served? What would you like to know, and learn, about predatory lending? 

July 17, 2015 0 0 comments

Hi! This is Libby Huizenga and Lindsay Elenbaas, interns with the newly launched Faith Formation ministries. This summer, we will be contacting churches to learn about YOUR Faith Formation stories. 

July 16, 2015 1 0 comments

One church group reached working mothers at 3:30 in the afternoon. Another group found single moms in the evening. Still others meet after sporting events. Through prayer and creativity, start your group... 

July 15, 2015 1 0 comments

Woodlawn CRC, which meets in the chapel of Calvin College, is seeking a new Music Director. 

July 15, 2015 0 0 comments

Judges Chapter 17 tells of a little family that struggles with situations outrageously problematic and complicated. What can we learn from them?

July 14, 2015 1 0 comments

What's the Trinity like? I was thinking about this the other day, and though I know I risk heresy by even trying to liken the Trinity to something within human experience, here are my thoughts. 

July 14, 2015 1 0 comments

Whether it’s Vacation Bible School or church daycare, there are a few steps you can take so that every child will feel welcomed and included in your summer activities.

July 14, 2015 0 0 comments

In Part 1, we considered ways to encourage and support children with learning and behavioral challenges. But what about parents? How can we have supportive and encouraging conversations?

July 14, 2015 0 0 comments

I’m not saying legal standing, such as the U.S. Supreme Court's recent ruling on Same-sex marriage, doesn’t mean something or carry any weight. It certainly does. It just doesn’t have anything to do with love.

July 13, 2015 3 2 comments

The all ages Coffee Break at First CRC in DeMotte, Indiana has a wonderful problem—their groups are too big! Group Leader, Jayne Bowers, shares some unique ideas that are part of their all ages program. 

July 13, 2015 0 0 comments
IN: Campus

People sometimes talk about how universities are hostile places for Christians and how they lead people away from faith. Yet, I think this idea of universities being anti-Christian is too simplistic...

July 13, 2015 0 6 comments

People with disabilities are significantly over represented in jails compared to the general population. Inadequate defense is a major reason. But, change is happening in Michigan and hopefully it spreads...

July 13, 2015 0 2 comments