As a millennial who works with millennials, I sometimes get asked why young people are leaving the church in North America and what churches can do about it.
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It has been 100 years since the CRC’s first overseas missionary left for the field. Johanna Veenstra was a 25-year-old woman who left everything she knew back home in New Jersey and followed God’s call into the unknown.
What should we know about church plants so the CRC can work better together to spread the gospel and disciple believers in our communities? Church planters shared these 10 insights.
What kind of theology is behind the way you and I do outreach?
How do we share the gospel with our neighbors of different faith traditions? Interfaith ministry leaders will be leading workshops on this important topic at Inspire 2019. Check them out!
In a family, decisions are made with how we use our time, how we spend our money, and how we rank our priorities. How does this look on the mission field? Here are some thing we learned.
In this piece, I hope to clarify some confusion about the discontinuity between Christianity and other religions and try to highlight some ways that Reformed Christians think about this.
It’s Sunday morning. Families are finding seats, people are grabbing coffee before the service and, chances are, college students seeking a church are walking through your doors. How does your church meaningfully engage these students?
The approach that a missionary or evangelist employs can be greatly influenced by their home culture. Imagine two missionaries: the first from a culture that values respect at all costs, and the second that values success at all costs. How might this show up in their approach? What if the elements of speed and novelty are added to the mix? These questions are not just rhetorical, but occur in real life. This article will examine how Matthew 24:14 has been used to justify the need for speed in missions.
More and more, people of other faith traditions are settling in Canada and the United States and becoming our neighbours. As we navigate a changing world and society, we are seeking to integrate witness and dialogue—but how do we best approach interfaith dialogue?
On September 20, 2018, Mary Hoekstra and I left for a music ministry trip like no other. We had six 50-pound boxes of band instruments, three 50-pound suitcases containing personal effects and more instruments, and no idea what to expect once we arrived in Kenya.