Bridge of Hope Church in Sioux Center Iowa recently attended a workshop focused on the role of deacons as leaders in the life of the church. Here's what happened.
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One small word can change the entire paradigm of missions at your church. Don’t believe me? Read on!
Many Christian Reformed churches do not have an existing policy to support church staff who need to adjust their regular work schedule due to childbirth, adoption, or other family situations. Here are some suggestions to consider for family leave.
This article reviews the functions that flow out of the 'oath of office' deacons take when they are installed in their role. Find suggestions and numerous links as to how deacons can faithfully fulfill this leadership function.
Here's a list of best practices describing how churches can make connections with local community mental health services.
Worship Ministries has compiled many good worship resources to help you lament the pain and suffering that sexual abuse causes.
This resource gives your church fresh ideas for helping faith grow in people age 60-plus.
Discover ten ways your congregation can actively love, support, and include older members of the body of Christ.
Video conferencing offers the appeal of face-to-face interaction while saving time and resources. More and more, churches and ministries are using this tool as well. Here are some of my top tips for effective video conferencing.
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.
Christians are not exempt from mental health challenges. The purpose of this series is to create a safe place where people will feel comfortable in sharing their story and be supported in their spiritual journey.
This guide emerges from a renewal-orientation for church visiting and features the executive version of the survey used in the Healthy Church Discernment Process. Discover this coaching and encouraging approach!
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.
Whether you are a deacon looking for ways to connect with community or a team commissioned to do the same, these resources will help you through the planning and programming.