What are the best practices for church governance? For example, what is a good governance model?
Given the new emphasis on bi-vocational ministry, is it possible for me to once again be ordained in the CRCNA?
How Christians should regard same-sex marriage is a significant conversation for the CRCNA, and it is a conversation with a lot of history already. Here I share some of that history.
Some churches have begun restructuring their Church Council to allow for better communication, more collaboration, and increased effectiveness. Has your church done this recently? We'd love to hear about it!
This article gives a brief history of Volunteers In Service. VIS is an example of diaconal cooperation between churches.
The voice of the Deacon is needed at Classis and at Synod. Diaconal Ministries Canada gives us seven reasons why this is true.
Have you ever wondered about specific guidelines for worship in the CRC? This is an attempt to highlight key guidelines found in the church order and synodical documents pertaining to our corporate worship.
I've been a pastor for 9 years in a different denomination. Here, I am not ordained and not qualified to baptize or lead the church in communion. Is there anybody who could help me understand the reasoning for this?
Does the church order have anything on elders performing the Lord’s Supper to sick and shut-ins, or should a pastor be present and perform these sacrament?
A Network reader is looking for input (Church Order?) on the appropriateness of the pastor's spouse being on the board of deacons. Are you able to help?
I am wondering, can there be a Membership Transfer from a CRC church to a Presbyterian Church of Canada congregation?