The Forest City attendance graph showed growth but the home group graph showed plateau. They began to ask, “Why are small groups not growing at the same rate as our congregation?”
This webinar recording will walk you through ways to live and share Jesus through Coffee Break. Learn new ways to share the gospel story!
What should be included in a new member's class? Please share your ideas, best practices - and maybe things to avoid - in developing a new members class.
It’s important to marinade in our need for the cross—our continuing need for the cross. Join Dave Bast and Scott Hoezee on Groundwork in discussing Jesus the suffering servant and Son of God.
The Pharisees tried to ensnare Jesus in His own words. I’m not sure what they expected Him to say in reply, but what He did say ensnared the trappers. Check out the conversation on Groundwork!
Recently, Groundwork continued a series on spiritual disciplines that is less about doing, and more about being or living. How do we live our faith with discipline?
ReFrame offers a broad array of media experiences with the goal that you see what God is doing in your life and around the world. We invite you to share these radio episodes and blog posts.
Groundwork is a radio and podcast program using dialog and conversation to dig into tough issues from the Bible. Hosts Dave Bast and Scott Hoezee guide listeners in thoughtful, yet casual conversations.
“Ministry of presence” is a favorite phrase of chaplains to describe how they work -- with or without words -- to be the vehicle of God’s love. Some speak of this as “incarnational ministry.”
Groundwork is a 25-minute radio and podcast program using dialogue and conversation to dig into tough issues from the Bible. In this set, we hear about the challenges facing those sharing the Gospel in Africa and in America
"Do not be conformed to this world..." Romans 12:2. One searching believer's thoughts on the connection between being 'in the world and not of it' and the gospel message of belonging.
Listening to others and what they experience in their lives makes us better and more productive tools of God; ones that can carry out His purposes.
This one-hour learning event, based on the Heidelberg Catechism, is an easy and practical way for you to be equipped to be active in sharing your faith.
People get missions and evangelism mixed up. To many Christians, missions is going to another country and evangelism is knocking on doors, stopping people in the streets...
What do we mean when we say that "God is Love"?
How many people know your church exists? What does it take to see a good number at your first worship service as a church planter?
“I will be visiting a close relative in the next couple of weeks. My relative is not a Christian. I would love to give them a pamphlet or small book which explains the gospel. What would you suggest?”
Is your church preaching the gospel or is it only preaching salvation?
This book is designed to enlighten, encourage and equip church leaders as they seek to rediscover the 'sentness' inherent in the message of the gospel and the purpose of church.
Approximately three percent of the earth’s population is living in a country or setting that is different from the one in which they were born. Many of these people have never heard the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
The gentleman and I chatted about politics, the majority religion here, self-appointed prophets, and the greatest question of all, namely 'Who is the living God?"
The gentleman tried to furnish answers from the Qur'an which talk about Allah as the "ever-living, and the sustainer of all...
CrossPoint Christian Reformed Church of Brampton, Ontario, is seeking a 1/2 time Outreach Ministry Team Leader. Working with our staff team, your main focus would be on leading and equipping God’s people to share the good news of salvation with our multi-cultural community. If this position...
Community CRC Announcement: We are excited to announce that the Go and Tell evangelism seminar by Pastor Jim Halstead is now available for free. Go and Tell is an easy and practical way to equip you to become a fisher of men...
We have found that testimonies are the best form of evangelism (what a shocker!). So we are teaching people how to give their testimonies. What would you include as essential elements?
1 Peter 3:15 says, "But in your hearts revere Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect,." How do you equip your church to go and profess the gospel to those outside of...