New 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! 

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On December 17, 2013, I got an email that was hardly routine - one that sparked a journey toward the newly accredited Calvin Prison Initiative.

February 29, 2016 0 0 comments

What does it look like for a seminary to be welcoming and inclusive for people with disabilities? In what ways can we equip pastors, theologians, missionaries and psychologists to be more sensitive to the issues surrounding disabilities? 

February 29, 2016 1 0 comments

Vern Poythress, professor of New Testament Interpretation at Westminster Seminary recently published his book The Miracles of Jesus: How the Savior's Mighty Acts Serve as Signs of Redemption.

February 27, 2016 0 0 comments

The kids who collaborated to write and star in this "Dear Teacher" video represent students with various learning disabilities. They wanted to share with educators how their brain works and offer simple ways teachers can help. 

February 27, 2016 1 2 comments

Are there any churches that are willing to sell or donate a used, electric organ to Han Bit Korean CRC in Rochester Hills, Michigan?

February 26, 2016 0 0 comments

In January 2016, the leadership of the CRCNA posted an announcement to all the CRC churches in the US. The announcement drew attention to the changes Synod 2015 made in the Church Order.

February 26, 2016 0 0 comments

Rho Hee Suk is a missionary to Hukuoka, Japan and first heard about Coffee Break from friend. Now, she rejoices as she sees people come to Christ through their participation in Coffee Break.

February 25, 2016 0 0 comments

As much as I enjoy a few quiet moments before the worship service to prepare my heart for what is coming, I’m actually more concerned about the preparation that occurs throughout the week.

February 25, 2016 0 0 comments

Oak Hills Church is looking for a full-time Director of Children and Youth Ministries. 

February 24, 2016 0 0 comments

Christian Reformed Home Missions brings you John's full story of his mission with the Third Ward in the new video, "On Earth as it is in Heaven."

February 24, 2016 2 0 comments

When is it the right decision to leave an abusive marriage? This anonymous author shares her painful journey of wrestling with the decision to leave an emotionally abusive marriage.

February 23, 2016 2 8 comments

As we move beyond this historic agreement it is the responsibility of Christians and religious communities of all kinds to hold their governments to the commitments made in Paris.

February 23, 2016 3 2 comments

Telling faith stories is a powerful way to share what God is doing in our community, our churches, and our homes. Has your church developed any unique storytelling traditions or practices that other churches could adapt? 

February 23, 2016 1 0 comments

Since we now keep all minutes electronically, there is no obvious existing option for storing hard-copy signatures. How have other churches handled this?

February 22, 2016 0 1 comments

Article 71 directs Councils to diligently encourage the members of the congregation to establish and maintain good Christian Schools in which the biblical, Reformed vision of  Christ's lordship over all creation is clearly taught.

February 22, 2016 0 3 comments

Churches are more than buildings taking up space in a city, town, or neighborhood. These are people who encounter the God of cities and nations.

February 22, 2016 1 0 comments

Looking for an impromptu, meaningful way for the children in your small group to retell the Bible story? Check out this idea from blogger Mina Munns at Flame: Creative Kids Children’s Ministry.

February 22, 2016 0 0 comments

In our series introducing you to the staff of Faith Formation Ministries, I would like you to meet Karen De Boer, Creative Resource Developer, from Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario. 

February 22, 2016 0 0 comments

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. 

February 22, 2016 0 0 comments

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.

February 22, 2016 1 2 comments