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.
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.
All three of these women have significant ministry roles and all three say they developed leadership skills in Coffee Break. I asked them to share a few things they learned about leadership from Coffee Break.
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’??
When Jeanne Hagenberg of Calvary Reformed Church in Orland Park, IL, agreed to be the director of Coffee Break, she knew it would be a shorter term commitment. As a result, she made leadership development a top priority.
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.
Libna Sierra, originally from Mexico, has become a Spanish Coffee Break and Discover Your Bible workshop leader. Over the past few years, Libna has been helpful in growing the Spanish speaking Coffee Break and Discover Your Bible ministries.
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!"
In this Christianity Today Women Leaders' article, Carolyn Taketa, pastor of small groups at Calvary Community Church, offers five great questions for discernment about taking on "extracurricular opportunities in ministry."
This free 50 Ways resource provides strategies to identify and support new leaders, continue to develop existing leaders, and build and maintain effective ministry teams.
Educational Care is a learning program offering training for school officials who have access to limited resources. Training modules offered by Educational Care equip them with skills and strategies in the classroom.
Discipleship takes many forms including the teaching of those who are coming into the faith, helping someone through profession of faith, and becoming more like Christ. Here are some resources that can help.
My new book is 30 days of short readings about the essentials of true leadership communication in the age of social media, turmoil, distrust, and growing conflicts that challenge civil discourse. See the complete post to get a free excerpt!
The Leadership Development office, led by Denise Posie, would like to invite women to join one of these upcoming brown-bag learning conversations.
Timothy Leadership Training Institute offers its Core Leadership Training Program to pastors, lay leaders, ministry coordinators, and others looking for educational resources in their field.