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?
The calling process can be lengthy for pastors. Yet, after many interviews and meetings, some pastors realize most of what they know of the church comes from just a handful of members. That’s not enough.
Swiftly changing pandemic circumstances forced many CRC pastors into a pace of decision-making that stretched them out of their comfort zone. Here’s why that might be and what you might do about it.
Since early in the days of COVID-19, a group of pastors in Classis BC Southeast has met every other week over Zoom to trouble-shoot challenges and encourage creativity in faithful ministry.
This article for pastors highlights how the denomination can help them discern their call and connect with ministry opportunities.
Here is a summary of the three main ways the CRCNA supports search committees.
A conversation with an active Christian Reformed minister about addiction, grace, and how the pressure of life and leadership in COVID makes this the "perfect" time for a problem to come up.
Dear Pastor, in this moment of widespread loss and grief, could an hour of you talking honestly with your therapist help your congregation more than an hour of you refining your sermon on lament?