My aim is not to sound filled with guile. My aim is to speak to the “real world,” to avoid sounding frothy and shallow. Can that be done without a fair bit of guile?
In the November 2019 Youth Ministry newsletter, Travis Deur explores the benefits of surrounding young people by a team of adults.
Looking for a way to encourage and equip congregational leaders who are engaged in faith formation ministry? Check out this event.
What is your focus when you prepare and preach your sermon?
Like all Christians, ministry leaders face daily challenges and difficulties. Spiritual direction can help us meet those challenges in the spirit of Psalm 139.
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?
This fall we’re celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. I can’t think of a better Sunday take home gift for everyone in your congregation than a copy of Ten Ways My Reformed Identity Shapes My Faith.
I'm looking to purchase a new compact Bible and wonder what version most CRC pastors are using. I see the TNIV, ESV, and NLT have all been approved in the last 11 years.
How do you disciple a new believer? Jesus recognized that the people He encountered were at different stages of growth and development, and He worked to challenge each of them to the next level.