In Samuel's 'State of the Union' address, he asked: "Whose ox have I taken? Whom have I cheated? Whom have I oppressed?" The answer, from all of Israel, was an affirmation of Samuel's integrity.
Much has been written to praise and critique Alan Hirsch’s book 5Q; Reactivating the Original Intelligence and Capacity of the Body of Christ. Despite what is being said, I find Hirsch to be particularly compelling on a couple points.
How many activities can an average church member be expected to do? The easy answer is "it depends." The better answer is to find out what the situation is for your congregation.
The fifth issue of Living the Call focused on Servant Leadership. Look inside for updates from Pastor Church Resources, Chaplaincy and Care Ministry, and the Candidacy Committee, as well as tools for recruiting, training, and equipping ministry leaders.
Our Preview Day program is designed to give you the fullest seminary experience! See for yourself how Calvin Seminary is preparing men and women for biblically faithful and contextually effective ministry of the Word.
From an outsider looking in at this situation and how it continues to unfold, there are some lessons that we in Safe Church Ministry should consider.
As I’ve changed jobs, served in my church, and worked with non-profits, I have come to appreciate some of the less flashy and obvious leadership traits of those around me.
Information and registration details for the Black and Reformed Leadership Network Gathering September 26-29, 2018.
Since a deacon's mandate is to “lead and equip the church to minister to its members and the world in a rich diversity of ministries, awaken compassion, demonstrate mercy, seek justice, and collaborate with God’s Spirit for the transformation of persons and communities,” can they ever really ‘take a break’??
You are invited to the annual gathering of the Black and Reformed Leadership Network to be held on September 26-29, 2018 in Grand Rapids, MI.
I’ve not forgotten the powerful impact of Stephanie’s leadership style. As the weeks passed, she kept inviting us into her unfancy kitchen. In doing so, she set the stage for a group of college girls to let their guard down.
The Second Women in Leadership Annual Gathering at Synod is less than a week away! There are so many reasons you should come. One is, "We are encouraged so much when we come together as sisters in Christ!"