I've been a pastor for 9 years in a different denomination. Here, I am not ordained and not qualified to baptize or lead the church in communion. Is there anybody who could help me understand the reasoning for this?
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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.
I am really wrestling with what to do with all my books. I guess I could box and store them, but is there another option?
The current board of elders at our church voted to dismiss our pastor without any say from the rest of the church. Can something be done to reject the elders' decision? Did they have the right to do this?
Our church (Trinity CRC) is considering changing to the model of having a Senior Pastor and an Associate Pastor. Do you use this model? If so, would you be willing to share job descriptions for BOTH positions?
From what I can tell we only accept straight transfers from RCA, EPC, and ECO. Does this mean that anyone coming from PRC, URC, PCA, etc. must profess their faith again in the CRC?
Our church is in transition and looking to re-establish what it means to be a committee that takes care of the Property and the Finances of the church. What ought this group do?
In Scripture, we see YHWH triumphing over pagan gods. Are there any books or articles that compare/contrast the various Greco-Roman gods with the ministry of Jesus?
Please tell me why clergy should get some kind of special entitlement for housing?
What's the Going Rate for Interim Work These Days: Preaching, Some Staff Work, Perhaps Some Pastoral Calling, Not Full Time?
A church recently expressed interest in having me lead preach and perhaps some other duties for a period of 3-5 mos. What the going rate?
This fall we are following the WE Covenant teaching series produced by Faith Alive Christian Resources. Accordingly, I'd like to preach on biblical covenants while we explore them through the WE program.