When engaging in conversation on social media, especially with those with whom you disagree, three important ‘guidelines’ come to mind, especially in light of the upcoming Synod.
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In the six months I have been doing my job I have come to realize one thing. One of the most important things I can do for my students is be available and intentional.
I was not born disabled, nor have I been disfigured in any way. But the insidious invasion of my Parkinson’s Disease continues to dismantle one aspect or another of my otherwise ordinary daily life.
This documentary shows how schizophrenia affects the individuals who suffer from the illness(es) and their entourage. I think watching the video speaks for itself.
Last week there was a healthy discussion about government's responsibility to care for the poor.
This will be short sweet and to the point! If ever you guys need something to do on a random day, or the first week of every month (like I do) I recommend CRASH nights!
As the interim pastor who doesn’t have “a pony in this race,” I have found it most interesting to be here and, in a minimal way, a part of the process.
It's with these words: "Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ" that I can breathe easier and silently acknowledge ... ah .... 'Home Sweet Home.'
You don’t need a reminder that Easter is quickly approaching. But as you’re fine-tuning your plans, I want to offer a few ideas for how you can make sure your work benefits the most people possible.
Back in the late 1990s shortly after I published a little book called Remember Creation, I was invited to give five morning lectures on creation stewardship at a Christian Bible camp north of Seattle.
Over the last 4 months, a team from Home Missions and World Missions worked closely with Calvin Social Resource (CSR) developing a presentation and a survey process to engage stakeholders.
This webinar provides guidelines to help congregations minister to high school students preparing for graduation and offer helpful tips on how to care for students once they are in college or at a university.
We can envision a solution to the worst of climate change, a sustainable future for the world. And we can envision the alternative, a world ravaged by rising temperatures. But we're never very clear about how we’ll end up at either end...
Can anyone provide a few compelling reasons to convince "adherents" who regularly attend and participate to become members?
The same power that rose Jesus from the grave and caused his resurrection is at work in the surrendered hearts of the believers who live for racial healing and justice in our world today.
Faith & Finances training equips church leaders with a practical next step for people seeking assistance from their benevolence ministries.
Greene Road Church of Goshen, IN is looking for someone whose heart beats passionately for Jesus and who loves young people.
Ann Ballard has found healing after experiencing abuse as an adolescent. Her abuser took advantage of the fact that she has night blindness and cannot hear without her hearing aids.
Our church leaders are wanting to listen better to the needs of our people in the church community specifically focusing on spiritual growth.
This letter was sent by friends to the elders of their congregation on behalf of a friend and fellow member who has Multiple Chemical Sensitivities.
The “Cosby effect” is a sober reminder to churches to do whatever possible in their power to make it very clear to their congregations that they desire abuse to be reported.