Prayers for the broken, wounded, and suffering. This is a prayer for chaplains and spiritual companions to share as they walk alongside refugees.
I had the privilege of taking a unit of Clinical Pastoral Education at Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services. At the conclusion of our time together, each of us students wrote a "final evaluation". Here are some excerpts from mine.
We are open to a Pastor who has had experience in serving as a Pastor to a congregation. However, we are also open to a recent graduate of an accredited seminary seeking their first pastorate and are willing to commit to walking with them side-by-side as they gain experience.
What we are looking for in a Pastor is: belief in scripture as the inerrant Word of God; is a Biblically based evangelical preacher and teacher; adheres to the Westminster Confession of Faith and in the Reformed tradition; is community outreach and mission minded; shows Godly leadership to the Session and Congregation; relates well and participates in fellowship and community activities; demonstrates caring and compassion through prayer life and visitation to the homebound and ill.
Assist the World Renew Honduras team with marketing, communications and promotional activities, and act as the Honduras country liaison between World Renew Honduras and World Renew Home Office in preparation of media products for use in the Capital Fundraising Campaign.
Gordon first met John a few months ago, when John was dying of cancer. John was a crusty and profane old man, a veteran and a recovering alcoholic, uninterested on God or religion. As a hospice chaplain, Gordon often met patients like John, and most of the time they wanted nothing to do with chaplains. John was different, though.
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.
Ideas for new practices or programs may be plentiful, but the deeper challenge is in successful implementation and making the changes stick. In this article, five steps or stages are outlined for putting good ideas into action.
We've made commitments throughout the years as a denomination to turn away from the sins of colonization and dehumanization and towards a better way of walking together, in respect of our treaties and Indigenous rights.
The Coopersville (MI) Reformed Church (CRC) anticipates the arrival of a Lead Pastor to lead the congregation into a new chapter of ministry in the name of Jesus Christ.
Worthington Christian Reformed Church is seeking a full-time pastor to serve our congregation.
Church planters are leading their congregations to love God and love their neighbors in creative and practical ways. To share a glimpse of how one church plant is doing this and to perhaps spark your own creativity, let me tell you about a recent event hosted by Iglesia Sunlight Español, a Resonate partner church plant in Port St. Lucie, Florida.