In this Christianity Today Women Leaders' article, Carolyn Taketa, pastor of small groups at Calvary Community Church, offers five great questions for discernment about taking on "extracurricular opportunities in ministry."
Since a deacon's mandate is to “lead and equip the church to minister to its members and the world in a rich diversity of ministries, awaken compassion, demonstrate mercy, seek justice, and collaborate with God’s Spirit for the transformation of persons and communities,” can they ever really ‘take a break’??
Samuel was a prime biblical example of a man of integrity. He led the nation of Israel without ever compromising his integrity. Why does it seem to be more difficult for us?
In a season where distractions are everywhere for pastors and leaders, our need to practice the spiritual discipline of attentiveness is critical.
Don't miss this upcoming conversation (Sept. 16 at 11 am ET) with Susan Beaumont. The first 25 pastors to register receive a free copy of her book!
Applications are now being accepted for the 2022 cohort of the Bivocational Growth Fellowship. CRCNA pastors are invited to apply.
Applications are now being accepted for student loan relief grants from Financial Shalom! Ordained CRCNA pastors are invited to apply.