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Share My Paycheck?

So share my paycheck. That's the idea. My work -- my paycheck -- is directly linked to sharing with those in need in Ephesians 4:28 (NIV). But my paycheck? Sharing? Why is this so difficult to hear and even more difficult to do?

Church Admin & Finance
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Finding Joy in Diaconal Work: A Deacon's Story

Back in June, Diaconal Ministries Canada posed the question, “Why are Deacons needed at Classis & Synod”. They were pleased to hear what other deacons and ministry leaders had to say and one particular email came from Ada Kloet. DMC Staffer Erin Knight had the pleasure of talking to Ada about her experience growing up in the CRC and also about serving as a deacon.

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Staying Connected With Sporadic Attenders

Self-identified North American church goers attend church, on average, just once per month. Providence CRC recognized this challenge and is choosing a proactive approach to keep people connected even when they not present on Sunday mornings.

Church Renewal
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But Is It Safe?

It’s natural for missionaries, sending organizations, and supporters to think about safety. The question of safety is answered differently by each of us, and in the midst of diverse responses to the current crisis, it’s clear that God makes people differently.

Global Mission
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Deacons and Church Renewal

Most churches experiencing church-wide renewal also experience renewal among their deacons. They move away from financial management, administration and governance and toward stewardship, mercy and the pursuit of justice.

Church Renewal
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Lord's Supper: Its Life, Its Power

We celebrate Lord's Supper more often than in years past.. We are thankful for it and likely we are very calm about it. This piece is asking: What is the life, what is the power of Lord's Supper?

Pastors
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A Deacon's Work is Never Done!

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’?? 

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