Friendship Church is hiring a full-time ministry assistant to be in the Friendship office throughout the week, joining our team of motivated staff.
The Modesto Christian Reformed Church in Modesto, Calif. is seeking a Lead Pastor to passionately serve our church and community in the next season of our ministry.
Calling all CRC Pastors and Commissioned Pastors! We'd love for you to come to the Refreshed for the Call conference this fall. Relevant discussions, refreshing setting, and nominal cost.
"The Coming Glory" is a new book by Rev. Paul Swets that provides a straightforward and pastoral explanation of the hope that we find in scripture concerning death.
I’ve learned through experience that feelings are important, but not always trustworthy. If I’d have let my feelings guide me, I’d never have gone to Africa.
In a powerful blog, Hilary Jerome Scarsella reflects on what she has experienced and witnessed in the years following her sexual assault on the campus of her seminary.
Why does our classis need a safe church team? What does a classis safe church team do? How does the team work, and who leads it? This article helps answer those questions.
Why does our congregation need a safe church team? What does the team do? How can a safe church team benefit our church? This article helps answer those questions.
When Sharon McQueary shared her journey with depression at a women’s conference, many of the women felt permission to share their own experiences with mental health challenges.
For the duration of Synod 2019, The Network will be selecting a “Tweet of the Day” (as well as two honorable mentions) to be featured on the site.
Is your church hosting Vacation Bible School this summer? If so, we'd love to hear about it!
Does your church accept credit card donations via your website or a mobile app? Fraudulent use of your donation site can be minimized fairly easily. Here are some recommendations.
What could be done to improve our support for women and ethnic minority leaders when they are seeking a pastoral or ministerial call?
Our church is currently looking to put together a plan on how to respond and react if an active shooter were to ever enter the premises. Does anyone happen to have any sample policies or articles on this topic?
Deacons work to create community, encourage service and stewardship, and reach out to fill needs in people's lives. Find ideas and inspiration in these tasks at Inspire 2019.
Regional Pastors Bookshelf - The Coaching Habit: Say Less, Ask More & Change the Way You Lead Forever
This relatively recent book is officially about 225 pages but it reads like something half that long. I found it compelling and believe it may have real value for the ways in which Regional Pastors interact with other pastors.
A year ago, in a conversation with a regional pastor, I was led to think seriously again about pastors who experience significant loss while in ministry.
Ministry can be lonely work. That’s why it is crucial to intentionally connect ourselves with a team of riders, heading in the same direction.
How is your church spreading the gospel in your community and throughout the globe?