What if God wants us to talk to Him more like my two-year-old talks to me? Maybe He really does want the messy, the mundane, and everything in between. What an incredible thought!
It's National Volunteer Week and this gives us a neat opportunity to name and thank those who are making a difference in our churches and communities. Who would you like to thank?
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?
We often think of Lent as a time to "give something up." But what if we flipped the focus to what we are trying to gain. Will you join me in sharing just one way you hope to grow this Lent?
What's Happening at Your Church for Lent and Easter? Share Your Sermon Series, Worship Themes, and More
Lent starts today and I'd love to hear about what's happening at your church! Care to share?
I'd love to know, what refreshments (if any) does your church serve? Is this a purposeful decision?
I'm curious, what kind of events is your church planning this winter to invite people in? Got any creative or fun ideas to share with other churches?
Did you listen to Pastor Mary's talk on the topic of millennials and the church yesterday? What were some of your top takeaways?
Though social media can be overwhelming on #GivingTuesday, I'm thankful it starts a conversation on giving. I'm curious, what organizations or ministries do you support? How did you decide?
On this milestone anniversary, much can be said about the Reformation. But I’d love to hear, in just one word: what comes to mind when you think of the Reformation?
Arnie talked for a minute more, his curious energy bringing the Old Testament to life. As he sat down, I wanted to hug him. I wanted to say thank you for making a middle schooler interested in the book of Malachi.
I love David’s invitation in Psalm 34:8 to “taste and see that the Lord is good.” The verse is so tangible, a reminder that we can experience God's goodness. In what ways have you tasted and seen God's goodness this summer?
When I ask people about Beer and Hymns, I am struck by two things. First, they always want to go back. Second, they love to invite others. If you go (or want to go), will you tell us your favorite part?
In just over two weeks, something big is going to happen. For the first time ever, people across the CRC will board planes and pile in cars to meet in Detroit, MI, and be INSPIRED. What are you most excited for?