As leaders -- in the church, politics, education -- fall as a result of sexual abuse allegations, Christians need to be especially vigilant. Integrity has become a valued commodity
Gone are the days when everything can be communicated effectively via the church bulletin. In a world full of competing messages, it’s time that churches start investing in people who can help the church be more effective in its messaging.
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?
In the process of renovating our sanctuary and while we intend to remain an organ-led congregation for the near future, we are seeking advice on how to mic our classic 1986 Allen Organ into live stream and recordings.
I'm attending a CRC in Oregon and was wondering if there are any opinions on the book “Jesus Calling” by Sarah Young? Does the CRC have any position on this book?
The Bridge, a free smartphone app created to be a bridge between ministry resources and local churches, has officially launched. Has your church signed up?
What are you doing to help move your heart from “here” to “there” in your own journey of responding to the dream of Martin Luther King Jr.?
The Office of Social Justice of the Christian Reformed Church is hiring! If you are interested in faith, policy, and social justice apply for the one-year, full-time Mobilizing Advocacy Fellowship. The deadline to apply is March 19.
Essex Christian Reformed Church in Essex, ON, is seeking a pastor.
This training event will help deacons, elders, pastors, and other church leaders; people in their third third and their loved ones; and disability advocates minister within and embrace the life God gives us as we age.
Have you heard about the Global Hymn Sing (sponsored by Keith and Kristyn Getty) taking place Feb 25? Visit the Global Hymn Sing website to find FREE resources and register your congregation to sing along.
The pew is waiting for its favourite words, the words it cherishes the most, the words it was made for. "You may be seated," says the pastor.
Seeking applicants for the position of Director, Partners Worldwide Canada.
In this webinar, Rev. Darren Roorda, Canadian Ministries Director of the Christian Reformed Church, discusses the vital link in church ministry between vision and giving.
If you peruse through the articles on this blog you will see some that try to bring Islamic and Christian thinking together, and others that do this much less. In this short piece, with the help of the scholar Marylyn Waldman, we will look at the story of Joseph in the Bible and the Qur’an to learn how, in spite of a few similarities, the stories are miles apart. Why is this?
Immanuel Christian Reformed Church in Fort Collins, CO, is searching for a full-time Lead Pastor.
With the rise of anti-Muslim bigotry and hate crimes in the U.S., coverage of events like this — where Jews, Christians, and Muslims gather to talk about how they can work together to seek peace — is critically important.
Without sounding too negative, it has occurred to me more than once that parenting keeps circling back around to the topic of sin management — the parents’ first of all, and then the child’s.
Our church has been exploring various models to help our council govern better. One model we are exploring is Policy Governance, developed by John Carver. Have any churches implemented this model?
Jumpstart is a one-day event on Monday, March 5 for church communicators and administrators in the Pacific Northwest.
First Hamilton CRC (Hamilton, ON) is seeking an additional full time pastor.
This sermon was preached by Rev. Curtis Korver at Alberni Valley CRC on February 11, 2018 as part of marking Justice and Hope Sunday.
Ministry with children is a big job. It’s an important job. The Children’s Ministry toolkit was designed to provide you with the support you need to do the work you do.