Are you or members of your congregation planning a mission trip overseas? If so, here are some safety precautions to keep in mind. Note: these also apply for personal travel and international vacations.
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In the May issue of The Banner, a feature article tells the story of Ken Lee, a Christian Reformed missionary to Japan. These are the untold details.
One small word can change the entire paradigm of missions at your church. Don’t believe me? Read on!
In basketball, a pivot requires turning just enough to get to the basket. Here are seven pivots that can radically transform our lives and our ministry impact.
Last year was the 400th anniversary of the Synod of Dordrecht which produced the Canons of Dort. One of the areas it addressed was the question "Did Christ die for everyone?" This question is answered in the blog below.
We may wish we could magically create a mission-shaped congregation with one event, one sermon, or one service-project. However, like our new year’s resolutions, becoming a mission-shaped congregation takes many small steps, all headed in the right direction.
The church at Antioch sends Paul and Barnabas and cares for them when they return. There’s a clear relationship between the church and the sent that I think we’ve lost in the modern world.
Some missionaries serve in countries where Christians are persecuted—but don't let security concerns dissuade you from writing to them. Follow these guidelines to help keep them and the people they work with safe.
Care packages are a great way to encourage missionaries and send them a bit of home—but they can also present a huge hassle for your missionary.
How do you decide which missionaries are the best fit for your church?
With the increased movement of people around the world, it’s becoming more and more likely that students in academic classrooms or church groups will have lived in more than one country during their lifetimes. Like any student, TCKs are individuals with unique characteristics and learning styles, but there are a few general characteristics to keep in mind.
Mission emphasis events provide a special opportunity to praise and thank God for what He is doing to advance his kingdom. It is a time when a local congregation can focus attention on the work of mission at home and abroad. This is a guide to help you navigate planning a mission emphasis event
At Calvary CRC, Ottawa, we recently used a six-part video series PovertyCure, and liked it. I wanted to share this great resource for other small groups to check out!
This bulletin insert shares how the CRC's media ministry, Back to God Ministries International, is proclaiming the Gospel, discipling new believers, and strengthening the church worldwide.
This is the first issue of Living the Call, a new newsletter produced by the CRCNA. This newsletter was formerly called the Quarterly Ministry Report and gives a brief overview of the work of the Christian Reformed Church.