No matter what ministry team you lead in the church, recruitment is likely your least favourite task; aka a necessary evil. Take heart—we're here to help!
I’m curious, what areas of ministry would you like to talk about this year?
The season of Advent is often associated with giving. We give each other gifts at Christmas and often consider ways that we can give back to our communities. How do you choose to give back?
While the adjective "reckless" is difficult for some of us to sing, there is some Truth in this song. There is also a conflicting message: are we hiding from God? Or are we seeking Him? Is our God omniscient? Is our God omnipresent? Who can sing this song truthfully?
Now that we are over halfway through the year, I wanted to check in and see which books you've read (any must reads? unexpected finds?) and which books are still on your list.
If Graham is the model of political correctness, then I say to CRC clergy and members, "Say whatever you want. It is ok." Right?
This past Sunday, Easter Sunday, was the most dressed up that I've gotten for church in a long time. As I thought about this, I began to wonder: Am I missing out by becoming more and more casual in what I wear to church?
What if the values of equality, freedom, diversity, and human dignity are not really the core values of America? What if Trump really is representing the highest values on which America was established?
Let's be a denomination that does something concrete and proactive and honest about this; let's be authentic and show our youth and others that it's ok to talk about the hard stuff.