"I function largely independently. My fine motor skills, however, are not so fine. Therefore, standing on a chair and organizing a cabinet are teetering on the edge of unsafe, but I’ve always been one to push limits."
My name is Ron deVries, and I will be your next Youth Ministry guide. I am privileged to walk alongside incredibly gifted Youth Leaders from across Northern Alberta, and have engaged in conversations about youth ministry with passionate people in many corners of the denomination.
When we begin to examine the wide range of ways that society privileges some people over others, we can begin to combat our own prejudices and move closer toward being the agents of reconciliation our Lord calls us to be.
Do you know who is the IRS responsible party at your church? The IRS has new requirements for informing them of any change within 60 days. This true story will prompt you to be vigilant about informing the IRS of any changes.
The national attention on the suicide of Rick and Kay Warren's son Matthew brought mental health issues into the spotlight for Christians. Speakers include Rick and Kay Warren, Bishop Kevin Vann, Amy Simpson, John Townsend, and many others.
“The ‘As You Are Initiative’ is mobilizing thousands of willing Christ-followers just like you to start, growing and multiplying ‘come as you are’ leaders to lead ‘come as you are' churches. Is the CRC ready to be part of such a movement?
We've just had a service in which elders and deacons were installed. I noticed that nothing was said about officebearers keeping inviolate all that has been entrusted to them in confidence. Any thoughts?
This is the final blog in a five part book review series on the books by Mike Breen and the 3DM Team on missional communities. Today, Ruth Kelder shares her report on Breen’s newest book, Covenant and Kingdom and how the "assignment" to read it gave her valuable, new insights about scripture.