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Each week or so, we search the web for the most thought-provoking blogs, online articles, book reviews, and resources on faith formation and discipleship. Check them out and add your own!

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Each week, we will be searching the web for the most thought-provoking blogs, online articles, book reviews, and resources on faith formation and discipleship. Check them out and add your own! 

July 24, 2015 3 0 comments
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It’s easy to be critical of social media. It’s particularly easy to be critical of the person using their phone in church. Are they checking Facebook instead of listening to the sermon?

July 23, 2015 3 2 comments
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Recent research has been pushing ministry leaders to consider how their congregations are developing and supporting lifelong pathways of faith formation/discipleship. We'd love for you to join the conversation!

July 22, 2015 0 0 comments
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If you had to sum up some of the most important, core teachings of the Christian faith, what would you summarize and how would you phrase it? Recently, Groundwork hosts took a look at these “faithful sayings”...

July 21, 2015 0 0 comments
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Hi! This is Libby Huizenga and Lindsay Elenbaas, interns with the newly launched Faith Formation ministries. This summer, we will be contacting churches to learn about YOUR Faith Formation stories. 

July 16, 2015 1 0 comments
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Each week, we will be searching the web for the most thought-provoking blogs, online articles, book reviews, and resources on faith formation and discipleship. Check them out and add your own! 

July 7, 2015 1 2 comments
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Faith Formation Ministries is excited to introduce you to "Welcoming Children to the Lord’s Supper" an online toolkit filled with a wide variety of ministry tools to help nurture the faith of children. 

June 19, 2015 0 0 comments
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As Protestants we know that our salvation comes by God’s grace alone. Yet James boldly proclaims that faith without works is dead. How does this fit in a New Testament professing grace and mercy? 

June 15, 2015 0 0 comments
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Superheroes are more popular than ever. For all this excitement and fantasy about superheroes, we seldom give much thought to real heroism. What if real heroes are appointed by God? 

June 2, 2015 1 0 comments
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On June 15, Faith Formation Ministries will present "The Chicago Covenant", created by 25 youth ministry leaders, to synod. We invite you to read this document and, if it speaks for you, to add your signature.

May 19, 2015 0 0 comments
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Discover how to bless—and how not to bless!—children during the celebration of the Lord's Supper.

May 13, 2015 3 0 comments
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As we prep to launch the CRC's new Faith Formation Ministries (FFM) at Synod 2015, here's what you can expect to see from FFM on The Network in the coming months...

May 12, 2015 2 2 comments
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Do you ever get the sinking feeling that God wants you to do something you really don’t want to do? This is what happens to Jonah. Join us as we explore how Jonah helps us understand God's heart.

May 11, 2015 0 0 comments
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From Kids Corner, parents receive effective tools to teach Bible literacy and faith formation. Check out the most recent episodes!

April 27, 2015 0 0 comments
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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.

April 13, 2015 0 0 comments
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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!

March 16, 2015 0 0 comments
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Do you want a substantive and fun discipleship resource for your family? Check out the most recent episodes of Kids Corner!

March 9, 2015 0 0 comments
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What do the walls in your church tell your congregation---particularly the children---about what you value? Use this idea to make your walls another way to tell God's story.

February 23, 2015 2 0 comments
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The several times I found my Mom kneeling beside her bed praying to God was a moment of indescribable comfort. It's this persistent and gentle faithfulness that glows in Mom's face.

February 16, 2015 1 0 comments
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At Kids Corner, biblical literacy and faith formation are the heartbeats of our ministry, but great storytelling is the pulse.

February 16, 2015 0 0 comments
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What do Faberge Organics Shampoo and the God Loves Me Bible story books have in common? You might be suprised.

February 10, 2015 0 0 comments
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Picture this: there are two deer, each with 10 point racks, standing on their hind legs in a forest clearing. One of the deer has what appears to be a bullseye on its chest. And, the other deer looks at the first and says, "Bummer of a birthmark, Hal!"

A picture, a few words - 5 to be...

February 9, 2015 1 0 comments
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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?

February 9, 2015 0 0 comments
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I heard it again this week in an online talk – “Remember your baptism.” Say what? Yes – Remember. Do you consciously remember that you were baptised?

February 6, 2015 0 0 comments

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