New IN: Coffee Break, New IN: Leaders

Silver Spring Coffee Break, in Maryland, recently introduced the Coffee Break Bible discovery method and materials to a Bible study group in a local apartment complex.

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As leaders or parents, we have an incredible opportunity when it comes to discipleship in the times when pop culture mends (or blends) its way into our lives and the lives of our children and teens.

November 25, 2015 1 0 comments

The Webster Dictionary tells us that 'to thank' comes from the same root as 'to think'. Therefore, thankfulness is a habit and a practice that can grow.

November 24, 2015 1 1 comments

Woody Nook CRC, a large vibrant church located near Lacombe, Alberta, is seeking a full-time director of youth ministries. 

November 24, 2015 0 0 comments

Looking for an easy way to enter into God’s story with a mixed age group that includes young children? Hear about innovative ways to use the newly revised God Loves Me books. 

November 24, 2015 0 0 comments

Our friends at Think Christian are pretty “geeked” about Star Wars. In fact, they have written a new ebook about it that tackles interesting ideas about hope, the theme of rebirth, and more. 

November 24, 2015 1 0 comments

Harderwyk Ministries is currently search for a worship leader of the Celebration service. This is a part time, 15-18 hour a week position. 

November 24, 2015 0 0 comments

Last week I encountered three different people. Three people with their own stories and their own complicated relationships with the Church. How can the CRC be a community to these people?

November 23, 2015 3 4 comments

This text was rather difficult to preach in the wake of a week of violence. Yet as it turns out, this very text was precisely what a broken, hurting world and church just might need to hear.

November 23, 2015 3 0 comments

Here’s the thing: while the image for justice in our culture is a set of scales, the image for justice in Scripture is a river (Amos 5:24). A broad, flowing, living, rolling, sustaining, beautiful river.

November 23, 2015 1 0 comments

Here are some tips for interacting politely with people with mobility issues whether you are at church or somewhere else. 

November 23, 2015 1 0 comments

I’ve heard people say: “I thought the church was supposed to help people”— meaning “You have to give me what I want.” What we must do is avoid developing a relationship of dependency.

November 20, 2015 1 0 comments

January 17 is Sanctity of Human Life Sunday and the CRC Office of Social Justice is pleased to offer resources for your church to honor the day. 

November 19, 2015 0 0 comments

These last several weeks world news has reported so much violence, cruelty, death and suffering. How can we respond? I Corinthians 13 presents a blueprint.

November 19, 2015 2 0 comments

Though broken by sin, this litany reminds us that we are made in God's image and called to love others as Christ loves us. 

November 19, 2015 0 0 comments

Here are two great resources that will help you interact with the Christmas story — one in a way that is festive and fun — the other in a way that is more quiet. 

November 19, 2015 0 0 comments

Kelloggsville CRC in SE Grand Rapids, MI is seeking a full-time pastor.

November 18, 2015 0 0 comments

A helpful litany that encourages and reminds us to see more than the outside of people.

November 18, 2015 0 0 comments

In the wake of the recent terrorist attacks, anti-refugee sentiment has greatly increased throughout the world. CRC Office of Social Justice offers ways to respond with love amidst fear. 

November 18, 2015 1 0 comments

A brief unison prayer asking God to "Open our hearts to our brothers and sisters whoever they may be."

November 18, 2015 0 0 comments

ReFrame Media has designed a special (free!) Advent devotional series, Waiting In Expectation, to help you see God's story in your life.

November 18, 2015 0 0 comments