I am working as our interim Youth Minister and just need to hear what I already know to be true. Bad nights happen to everyone...right? Any idea how to teach students who encourage disrespect?

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A recent church service left me completely exhausted. Too often I have the same feeling at the end of a working day. How can one lead well in the midst of the noise and distraction? 

June 16, 2016 2 3 comments
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Some of synod's language was beyond my interpretation. Is this a generational thing?

June 16, 2016 0 0 comments

Growing up as a missionary kid, I observed and helped host many short-term mission teams. From this experience I learned a few things about being well prepared, which I want to share with you!

June 16, 2016 3 4 comments
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During Synod 2016, The Network will be selecting a “Tweet of the Day” to be featured, as well as 2 honorable mentions! Could it be your tweet? 

June 15, 2016 0 0 comments

Calling Kansas City home means hearing lots of references to "The Wizard of Oz." As a church planter, I wanted a yellow brick road and got one, but the land of Oz is full of unexpected twists and turns.

June 15, 2016 0 1 comments

Many people fear that they cannot count on others for help anymore. As Christians, we are called to respond to those in distress, following the example of our master teacher. So how are we doing? 

June 15, 2016 0 0 comments
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During Synod 2016, The Network will be selecting a “Tweet of the Day” to be featured, as well as 2 honorable mentions! Could it be your tweet? 

June 14, 2016 0 1 comments

Frequently I’ve heard people evaluate the benefit of ramps and hearing loops based on how many people with disabilities would use them. Now I understand why that kind of analysis misses the point. 

 

June 14, 2016 0 2 comments

Social media can be and is a powerful force for advocacy, but the battle cannot be fought solely there. The real battle is the day to day struggle to confront misogyny and deep-rooted injustices. 

June 14, 2016 1 1 comments
IN: Synod

Tough dialogue ought not be feared but can bear gifts to those who dare the journey. Which of these tips best offers a way for you to stay longer in tough dialogue?

June 14, 2016 0 0 comments

I was struck dumb, my mind racing. What had I done or said to evoke such a question? I don’t remember how the conversation concluded. But I do remember its impact on me.

June 14, 2016 2 0 comments
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During today’s morning session, a delegate stood up and voiced his concerns on the length of reports and amount of reading required to prepare for synod. Should his concern be addressed?

June 13, 2016 1 2 comments

For most of the morning, half of the youth group had been planting cannabis, aka marijuana. The leaders from both churches were mortified and the experience taught everyone an important lesson. 

June 13, 2016 1 0 comments
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During Synod 2016, The Network will be selecting a “Tweet of the Day” to be featured, as well as 2 honorable mentions! Could it be your tweet? 

June 13, 2016 0 0 comments

Moses longs to be taught by God (humble) and dares to tell God how to behave (arrogant). He was himself before God and yet was called a man of God. Moses’ life shows these are not mutually exclusive.

June 13, 2016 1 0 comments

We would like to donate 49 gray Psalter hymnals, 43 green Sing! A New Creation songbooks, and 39 pew Bibles. 

June 12, 2016 0 0 comments
IN: Synod

During Synod 2016, The Network will be selecting a “Tweet of the Day” to be featured, as well as 2 honorable mentions! Could it be your tweet? 

June 10, 2016 0 0 comments

Choosing the right curriculum is crucial to the faith formation of the kids in your church. However, it can often be challenging to find a curriculum that is both meaningful in terms of content, but also fun and engaging for kids.

June 10, 2016 0 0 comments
IN: Synod

The first day of synod can be a lot to process! For that reason, we’d love to hear some of your first impressions on opening worship, the election of officers, and more. 

June 10, 2016 0 0 comments
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Since we had so much fun following your tweets during Synod 2015, we decided to bring back the series for Synod 2016! Look for the first featured tweets to be posted tomorrow. 

June 9, 2016 0 0 comments