Pastors who are isolated tend to struggle. This is never more true than during a crisis. It's time to reach out.
On May 20, Pastor Church Resources convened a panel not about the logistics of reopening but about the practices and postures that help congregations engage challenging conversations in hopeful ways.
How a 20-minute group activity can build trust, clarify issues, and unlock creativity.
As regions across the US and Canada begin reopening, what leadership challenges are pastors and councils engaging?
A pastor and a professor encourage ministry leaders to embrace the grief work they may be tempted to neglect. They explain why good grief will help you, your congregation and your theology.
Dear Pastor, in this moment of widespread loss and grief, could an hour of you talking honestly with your therapist help your congregation more than an hour of you refining your sermon on lament?
Here is a summary of the three main ways the CRCNA supports search committees.
This article for pastors highlights how the denomination can help them discern their call and connect with ministry opportunities.
Swiftly changing pandemic circumstances forced many CRC pastors into a pace of decision-making that stretched them out of their comfort zone. Here’s why that might be and what you might do about it.
Making a difference in people’s lives is a big part of what motivates CRC pastors. What happens when a pandemic strikes and you begin to suspect you haven’t made much of a difference after all?
When we have hard conversations, it's easy to get stuck. Good process can help keep groups focused on moving forward with the important stuff.
Here are some things church leaders may want to consider in the new season of partially-gathered church.
I have strong beliefs about many of the issues addressed in the study report. I assume you do, too. What can it look like, practically, to live into Paul’s instructions to a church divided this way?
The stress of ministry during COVID is leading good pastors to consider leaving ministry altogether. They're burned out and exhausted. Here's how your council could help.
Sermons and statements are insufficient to shape Christian faithfulness in the area of human sexuality. We need to study, talk, pray, and discern together.