It's the giving season. You’ll be buying presents for folks you love, perhaps giving a tip to your newspaper carrier or even baking cookies to spread some good will (and the calories) around. How about giving some Christmas “cheer” (translate that as “encouragement”) to your favorite
Even though more than half of us are visual learners, much of our worship is still word-based. What will it take for you and your visual arts team to change that? Money? Time? Someone's approval? A little encouragement? We've got a webinar and book that will help you with at least one of these...
Maybe your small group is meeting for the first time or you’ll be convening your first meeting as the new chair of the deacons. Perhaps your Sunday School volunteers need to talk about serving children with special needs or your church wants to create a Facebook page. Need some help with ideas or conversation starters? We’ve got these covered...
Recently, we invited some of our guest bloggers and former guides to take on a new role on The Network. And today we’re excited to announce a new lineup of “Special Contributors.” They’re like columnists, without the column and without the big bucks. It’s our pleasure to be able to introduce them to you. You can click on their name links to see who’s who...
Last year we compiled a list of favorite webinars and decided to do it again this year with a slightly different twist using several measures such as attendance, likelihood to recommend to others, survey scores, etc. Here are the results...
This webinar will reflect on the stories of gay Christians and encourage transformational dialogue that honours our convictions and commitments.
In this webinar, Dr. Rita Nakashima Brock and Chaplain Herman Keizer discuss the definition and causes of moral injury, how it differs from post-traumatic stress disorder and what’s involved in the recovery process. They also share about the importance of congregations and communities in the process of soul repair.
This webinar will take a look at recent changes and share some best practices for getting the most out of Facebook.
How should Christians, as athletes and fans, engage sports in our society? What's your perspective?
If you’ve begun to apply what you’ve learned but still have questions about doing ministry with children and/or adults with visual, hearing, intellectual, or physical disabilities, here’s your chance to get them answered during this free, one-hour event.
National borders and immigration laws are a part of the context in which the church finds itself today. In this “in-between” place, the CRC is called to demonstrate profound and welcoming love to those who seek to join our communities. So how do we do it?
In his post on Think Christian, H. David Schuringa states that in the past 20 years while Crossroad Bible Institute has flourished, crime rates have seen a downward trend.
I'm curious to know if your small group (or someone's you know about) has used the Radical Small Group Study that goes along with Platt's Radical and Radical Together books?