Jill’s conversations centered on family faith formation, a specific focus that Faith Formation Ministries (FFM) has chosen for the coming school year. “These pastors noted how busy families are,” she said.
I don’t need to be a Brewmaster Pastor in order to drum-up some controversial grass-roots community of believers doing something radically cool. As a believer and follower of Jesus Christ, I’m already radical.
Like all Christians, ministry leaders face daily challenges and difficulties. Spiritual direction can help us meet those challenges in the spirit of Psalm 139.
Find video recordings from the bivocational ministry gathering that took place last month in Grand Rapids, MI. We'd love your feedback!
Letter from John Bolt, Chief Financial Officer, CRCNA about the bi-vocational ministry gathering happening April 24-25 in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
I don't see coming to the table more often as a threat to our historic and enduring emphasis on the centrality of Scripture. If anything, I’d suspect this may actually help the congregation more deeply comprehend and embrace the Word.
What’s stopping us from inviting Jesus to open our eyes and speak to our hearts by gathering around the Lord’s Supper table more frequently?
I find that serving as a spiritual leader is an indescribable privilege. But I also find exercising this privilege frequently beats up my soul. Check out the "Pastors’ Spiritual Vitality Toolkit" for ideas on restoring your soul.
In this webinar, Rev. Darren Roorda, Canadian Ministries Director of the Christian Reformed Church, discusses the vital link in church ministry between vision and giving.
Peer Learning Grants enable CRC pastors to gather for support, learning, encouragement and prayer over a period of about a year. If you're looking to foster health in your ministry, life and relationships and nurture your wellbeing, check out the application form and overview document.
Even the best seminary degree represents little more than a priming of the pump for a lifetime of abiding learning. The wise church knows this and provides pastors with rich and ongoing opportunities to be led by the Spirit.