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How can church leaders maintain appropriate boundaries that ensure safety, without discriminating or feeding into sexism or legalism?
In just over two weeks, something big is going to happen. For the first time ever, people across the CRC will board planes and pile in cars to meet in Detroit, MI, and be INSPIRED. What are you most excited for?
Our first unofficial week of camp brought together IMPACT Club members from Armenia, Albania, Moldova, and Romania. IMPACT Clubs work to create positive change in their own communities through service.
We hear a lot about World Renew's approach to fighting poverty, and how a "hand up" is better than a "hand out." But how does this look? This recent example from Kenya paints a picture of community.
I would like to make use of the book "Austin's Topical History of Christianity." To do this, I need permission from the current copyright holder, perhaps a descendant of Bill R. Austin. Can you help?
Rev. Dr. Eugene Callender left a lasting legacy of evangelism, social justice, and imparting wisdom to African American leaders in the CRC. Frankly speaking, I'm able to serve in the CRC because of leaders like Dr. Callender.
The Canadian Aboriginal Ministry Committee of the Christian Reformed Church invites you to pray along with us for missing and murdered indigenous women.
Lasting personal relationships always require intentional persistent strategies that are planned, encouraged, and modeled by the leadership in the church. Check out these ideas for establishing lasting relationships.
What is a good way to pay those who substitute for church employees?
Christian Reformed Home Missions and Christian Reformed World Missions are now Resonate Global Mission. Here are some FAQs about how this change affects your contributions that support this work.
Are you from Amy’s church? Is there ice cream tonight? How much cheese did you bring? These are just some of the questions we commonly receive from the residents of the People in Need House (PIN House).
What’s the essential work of an elder? Articulating vision is the primary work of elders. Here’s how elders attend to this visioning responsibility…
In this post you'll find the 2017 Ministers' Compensation Survey, information on ministry shares and ministers' pension, and benefit information.
One Sunday as I sang along to the song on the screen, I realized I might not entirely mean what I was singing.
Will your church be celebrating the multicultural church of Christ this All Nations Heritage Sunday? The order deadline for bulletin inserts and covers is July 25.
This is the third sermon of a six message series written by Pastor Jack Van de Hoef based on the book Live Just.ly by World Renew and Micah Challenge.
The fine folks at Illustrated Children's Ministry have just posted a fabulous resource to share with the families in your church. It's a list of 5 questions to ask your kids (and each other!) this summer.
Have you seen the July 2017 Safe Church Newsletter? Meet our summer intern, discover 10 ways to make your church a safer place, and find out where to connect with us at Inspire 2017!
Do you prepare to worship? The kid’s are going crazy. You’re tired. Anxious. Overwhelmed. How can we prepare the heart for gathered worship? Try focusing your heart using this prayer from Valley of Vision.
In 2018, we'd like to give the "Together Doing More" section of The Banner a fresh look and a new name. What types of posts would you like to see? Any suggestions for what to call this section?