With so many challenging and divisive issues facing our churches, from COVID procedures to human sexuality and politics, we offer three easy steps to make worse decisions.
A guide for raising substantial concerns to your church's leadership.
A 176 page report is not something you can merely "agree" or "disagree" with. It's far too complex. How can we engage beyond the headline?
Debate can bring clarity to the issues we face. But how do we hear the insights of the 90% too reserved to jump into the fray?
Sermons and statements are insufficient to shape Christian faithfulness in the area of human sexuality. We need to study, talk, pray, and discern together.
A summary of key learnings from the 2020 survey of newly-ordained ministers' experiences being mentored.
The stress of ministry during COVID is leading good pastors to consider leaving ministry altogether. They're burned out and exhausted. Here's how your council could help.
When we have hard conversations, it's easy to get stuck. Good process can help keep groups focused on moving forward with the important stuff.
Making a difference in people’s lives is a big part of what motivates CRC pastors. What happens when a pandemic strikes and you begin to suspect you haven’t made much of a difference after all?
I have strong beliefs about many of the issues addressed in the study report. I assume you do, too. What can it look like, practically, to live into Paul’s instructions to a church divided this way?