Reflecting on the nature and impact of ideologies at work in our society by drawing on Johannes Verkuyl and his book, The Message of Liberation in Our Age.
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Crossroads Prison Ministry tested Discover Ruth with a group of recently released inmates. Here is what happened.
When was the last time we struck up a conversation with a stranger, much less our neighbor? What if every person in our churches initiated conversations on a regular basis? What would we learn about where God is working in the world?
Fundraising doesn’t always have a great reputation. At best, some view it as a means to get to “real” spiritual work. At worst, it’s a “necessary evil.” But what if it's a way to announce vision and invite people into the mission?
This was one of those conferences that doesn’t just fade away from your memory once you return home. On the contrary, I was inspired to do more, study more, read more, and be a stronger advocate for victims of abuse.
The no-nonsense approach of the 21-day challenge got my attention, and for the first time in a decade, I committed to memorizing Scripture. Here are some things I learned.
On Sept 22, 140 congregational leaders gathered in Brampton, ON for an all day workshop led by LA-based Tod Bolsinger, author of Canoeing the Mountains. Would your region be blessed by a workshop?
Countless voices tell our children money makes the world go round. Parents must speak louder and say otherwise.
My theological framework is all onboard. Then you hit this big stumbling block or barrier: there’s still a whole lot of ministry stuff that happens over coffee with other men.
No matter when you begin your ministry season, it is always most excellent to use a few tried and true methods to help your church start off on the start note. What have you found vital to kicking off your season, whether in September or October?
Four things that are essential to an effective mentoring relationship: knowledge, character, identity and perseverance.