An invitation for the church council to become the nucleus for the renewal of the church.
A Prayer for God's work in us to make us one, as Father, Son, and Holy Spirit are one.
Designed to equip churches for Spirit-led, group-engaged, mission-oriented discernment, the Crossroads Discernment Toolkit was birthed out of a unique collaboration between Resonate Global Mission and the CRCNA's Pastor Church Resources.
One small word can change the entire paradigm of missions at your church. Don’t believe me? Read on!
Self-identified North American church goers attend church, on average, just once per month. Providence CRC recognized this challenge and is choosing a proactive approach to keep people connected even when they not present on Sunday mornings.
Even with all the books and coaches and renewal team retreats, no change was going to happen in our congregation if I didn’t lead it. This was the quintessential money-where-my-mouth-was moment.
With the growing trend toward digital media in society, it should come as no surprise that churches can, and should leverage this opportunity to connect with a wide variety of people. Learn about how LifeQuest is using Facebook to grow membership.
I was the only pastor there among people with graduate degrees in environmental science and ecology. When it was my turn to present, I unapologetically said that we are a church and are called to care for God's creation.