This free, printable resource from ReFrame Media includes daily and weekly faith focused activities that your family can do together not only to count down the days until Christmas, but also to prepare your hearts for the greatest of gifts, Jesus Christ.

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Did you know that the Christian Reformed Church sponsors its own agency who specializes in offering insurance benefits to churches? If you're looking for insurance or have questions, let's talk! 

September 19, 2017 202 0 2 comments

By sharing our best ideas and leaning on each other for support, we can better grow God’s garden. Connect with other small group leaders in our new Facebook group: Coffee Break Leader Connect. 

September 19, 2017 153 0 0 comments

We've assembled fresh content to help you and your church learn about human trafficking in Canada and respond. 

September 19, 2017 89 0 0 comments

Please consider using this prayer for the suffering church in Egypt on November 5 or 12, the International Day(s) of Prayer for the Persecuted Church. 

September 19, 2017 70 0 0 comments

Faith Formation Ministries is seeking a part-time (8-15 hour/week) Children's Ministry Catalyzer. 

September 19, 2017 102 0 0 comments

Dear teenager, I see you. I see you torn between becoming what God designed you to be and pleasing culture. I see you trying to balance it all. As your youth pastor, here is my plea for you. 

September 19, 2017 192 0 1 comments

Typically, those who trust others have a heart of empathy, are naively innocent (without “street smarts”), and are more easily taken advantage of. Predators know this and zero in on their target like a hunter on its prey.

September 16, 2017 240 0 1 comments

Pornography is part of a global injustice and abuse of women and children and is not simply an issue of a man’s personal struggles with temptation.

September 15, 2017 235 0 1 comments

My book on depression could serve as a resource for pastors and elders when looking for mental health resources. Available on Amazon.com under title This Poison Called Depression

September 13, 2017 64 0 0 comments

“God gave you two ears and only one mouth for a reason!” my Sunday School teacher declared, looking at me intently to make sure I understood. Years later, working in the field of "mission," those words are immensely helpful.

September 13, 2017 261 0 0 comments

I recently asked the CRC Pastors’ Facebook Group what they wanted to tell CRCNA staff about our connection to classes. There were many responses, but here is the main nugget: show you care about us.

September 13, 2017 321 0 0 comments

One day Art Briles was celebrated as the new assistant head coach for the Hamilton Tiger Cats, a professional football team in the Canadian Football League. The next day the appointment was rescinded. Why?

September 13, 2017 272 4 2 comments

Sonrise CRC in Ponoka, AB, is seeking a full time pastor. 

September 13, 2017 225 0 0 comments

On September 5th, Faith Formation Ministries sent out the first edition of the new CRCNA Youth Ministry newsletter! Find relevant content, resources, and stories from the trenches.

September 13, 2017 136 0 4 comments
IN: Deacons, IN: Elders

In light of the recent spate of Article 17 terminations, this is an article worth wide dissemination. I see far too many pastors being pushed out far too quickly for often ill-defined reasons. 

September 13, 2017 295 0 2 comments

When a woman from Grand Rapids felt called to reach out to a neighborhood community of refugees, she took it step by step. Read her story of scattering seeds of faith and be encouraged! 

September 12, 2017 123 0 0 comments

I would like to find a program to assist our visual team with preparations for Sunday services. What are people's thoughts on Easy Worship? Is there another program you'd suggest? 

September 11, 2017 160 0 6 comments

Learning from Children with Disabilities. Children can be teachers, including children with disabilities. In this issue, Breaking Barriers readers tell stories of lessons learned.

September 11, 2017 217 0 2 comments

I understand the security CAPTCHA provides but wonder if there might be another security option which would create easier access to this site?   

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These two resources offer studies to help young people grow in their journey of faith formation. Both resources provide strong Biblical teaching, in-depth questions, and activities for practical application.

September 8, 2017 306 0 4 comments