New IN: Worship

Chances are that unless you’re part of the worship team, you really don’t have much say in the songs that get sung each week at your church. What fresh ways could churches get input on song selection?

August 23, 2016 2 2 comments

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First Christian Reformed Church in Denver, Colorado is accepting applications for a full time Director of Faith Formation. 

June 6, 2016 0 0 comments
IN: Synod

As I'm going through the Agenda for Synod 2016, I found the report from the Liturgical Forms Committee is worth our attention. And I'm left wondering. . . what does it mean for belonging in the church? 

June 3, 2016 4 2 comments

The Banner recently published a question about infant baptism versus dedication. The response pointed to Synod 2012's call to "refrain from rituals of infant or child dedication." Your thoughts? 

June 2, 2016 1 9 comments
IN: Synod

To keep prayer at the forefront of our minds, check out these daily devotionals created for the 30 days leading up to Synod 2016! 

June 2, 2016 0 0 comments

Church bulletins need images. Social media relies on pictures. All this means you need to understand basic graphic design. Our free ebook, Church Graphic Design 101, walks you through common design projects. 

June 2, 2016 0 0 comments

Do we need to expand our articles of incorporation to reflect our relationship with the CRC and more? 

June 2, 2016 0 2 comments

During our morning worship, anyone could offer to read a Psalm and describe how the passage had significantly shaped his or her life. Imagine the impact of these testimonies on the community. 

June 2, 2016 1 1 comments
IN: Synod

As delegates, committee members, and the church as a whole prepare to discuss the topic of same-sex marriage, let’s share our short and simple three-word prayers.

June 1, 2016 6 24 comments

In a friendship, there should be an equal power dynamic. But for pastors, that’s usually not the case. People sink a lot of emotional investment in their pastor, and sometimes that creates gray areas.

June 1, 2016 2 2 comments

Would anyone be able to recommend Hispanic Bible Study materials? 

May 31, 2016 0 5 comments

Since the release of the God Loves Me storybooks last October, grandparents have been sharing stories about the impact of the books. If you’d like your heart warmed today, read on.

May 31, 2016 1 0 comments

Brookside Christian Reformed Church is currently accepting applications for a part-time Spiritual Formation Coordinator. 

May 31, 2016 0 0 comments

When we tolerate subtle abuses of power on a daily basis, drawing a line in the sand once a situation has gotten out of control becomes incredibly difficult, almost impossible.  

May 31, 2016 4 6 comments
IN: Synod

We owe it to ourselves to listen to what the Doctrine of Discovery Task Force has to tell us. Does all of this make you feel uncomfortable? 

May 30, 2016 7 1 comments

Ministry is primarily about relationships, but programs can provide the space for relationships to develop and flourish. This information sheet was distributed to people at Orland Park CRC by their Disability Concerns Team.

May 27, 2016 0 0 comments
IN: Synod

To keep prayer at the forefront of our minds, check out these daily devotionals created for the 30 days leading up to Synod 2016! 

May 26, 2016 0 0 comments
IN: Synod

Synod 2015 voted to bring back women advisers when the number of women at synod is fewer than 25. Why is this still a challenge in the CRC? 

May 26, 2016 3 7 comments

There are many ways to talk with kids about faith. One unique resource is God’s Big Story Cards—a boxed set of cards that encourage families to wonder, pray, praise, share, and respond to God’s Word. 

May 24, 2016 0 0 comments

We expect those who provide a service to have expertise in that area and to be equipped to meet that specific need. The same applies to teachers: kids expect you to speak from experience when you teach—to “walk your talk,” as we say.

May 24, 2016 2 0 comments

Betty Wieland leads a Coffee Break group, writes and edits study materials, and served as the Coffee Break Director for many years. Read what she's learned about Coffee Break.

May 23, 2016 0 0 comments