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Catalyst Services

Catalyst Services provides many valuable resources for missions committees seeking to educate and stimulate their congregations to deeper understanding and involvement in missions.

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Global Missions in New Church Starts

Often new church starts think that international missions is great . . . but must wait until the church is up and running. This resource focuses on the concept of building an international component into the DNA of the church from its beginning.
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Recruiting New Committee Members

Finding the right people for your missions committee or GO (Global Outreach) team is key to a vibrant missions program. What are you doing in order to discover and attract excellent committee members? Here are a couple of thoughts. 

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Mission Emphasis Planning

Pentecost is past; the school year is winding up; and summer is upon us.  Before you know it fall will be here.  Many churches have a mission emphasis celebration between mid-September and mid-November, and now is a good time to plan those events.  The scope of mission emphasis celebrations runs all the way from prayer and the collection of Faith Promise pledges to a nine day period with four worship services and mid-week events that cover ...

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The Spirit of Missions

The staff at Christian Reformed World Missions produces a number of materials on Pentecost and missions. We hope that local churches and mission committees are also exercising their creativity to inspire and remind their members to be involved in God's missions.

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Pentecost

At Pentecost God creates a grace-filled unity in Jesus Christ that extends to "every tribe, language, people, and nation" — including Muslims. What is your church doing to share the Good News about Jesus with Muslims in your community and around the world? 

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Witnessing Life in the Midst of Death

El Salvador is experiencing an average of thirteen homicides a day. These homicides are visible symptoms of a society and church deeply fractured along economic, political and religious lines. Yet it was not “death” but “life” that I will remember from my visit to El Salvador. 

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What is a Cluster?

Let's take some time and space to define what we mean when we say “cluster" and some of the terms used in order to create clarity and focus. Here are 12 terms that must be clarified.

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Clustering New Churches

Dr. Randy Rowland has produced several articles on clustering that will be appearing over the next weeks here. I hope you will read them and that they will spark ideas and action as we seek to be a denomination that plants churches which help people meet the Lord Jesus.

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Grounded

Flexibility is vital in missions. The unexpected happens, more often than not. Serving God in the mission of the church requires a readiness to adapt to the roadblocks and the opportunities that unexpectedly arise. 

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Stickiness

A popular book on church development uses sticky church as its title. The book is largely focused on practices and programs that make suburban and sub-rural attractional style churches grow more quickly and retain more members. What qualities make ministries sticky if they are done just right?

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A Whole New World

With decreasing spiritual zeal, evangelistic fervor, and shrinking congregations, North America has become one of the largest mission fields on the planet.

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Mission Monday

The mission of the gospel that we present and preach is not limited in direction to a place “over there” or in a world far away, but is also for our own backyard.

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