Immigrants today are a blessing to our congregations, communities, families, economy, and country. This resource shares ten ideas for showing hospitality and experiencing the blessings immigrants bring.
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Seeking justice is a spiritual discipline — a tangible way for us to express our faith by obeying the commands to love God and to love our neighbor as ourselves. This resource shares 10 tips for North Americans who want to follow Christ in seeking justice today.
Looking for a way to begin your church's Lenten reflections? Join more than 100 congregations across Canada in reflecting together on the interplay between calling out for justice and trusting that our God is making all things new.
Likely your mind is focused on Advent, but Lent will follow soon afterwards. You can order a bulletin insert for the first Sunday of Lent (February 18) now, which includes a Lent Advocacy Challenge for your congregation.
Advent is a celebration of the light of Jesus entering the world, and is especially important during this refugee crisis. Here are activities that individuals and churches can do to embody that light to refugees during the Advent Season.
Scripture reminds us over and over that God uses “strangers” and immigrants to bring a blessing. Use this litany in your Sunday worship as a way to remember our many brothers and sisters whose immigration status puts them in need of prayers and to remember stories of immigrants in the Bible.
As Christians who believe that sexuality is a sacred gift and who want to seek justice with the marginalized people who are most harmed by the sex industry, we need to address the problem of easily accessible online porn.
Will your church remember the persecuted Church in Egypt in your worship service on Nov. 5 or 12, the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church? Free bulletin inserts are available.
In making a decision about taking a trip to Israel/Palestine, in addition to the natural questions about costs and dates, there are several questions that should be answered before making a decision regarding which trip to choose.
In choosing to take a trip to Israel/Palestine, persons need to reflect carefully on what type of tour they wish to join. Read about the different types of tours that we have come across in our years of leading groups on pilgrimages there.
This is the sixth sermon of a six message series written by Pastor Jack Van de Hoef based on the book Live Just.ly by World Renew and Micah Challenge.
This is the fifth sermon of a six message series written by Pastor Jack Van de Hoef based on the book Live Just.ly by World Renew and Micah Challenge.
This is the fourth sermon of a six message series written by Pastor Jack Van de Hoef based on the book Live Just.ly by World Renew and Micah Challenge.
An estimated 20 million people are living on the brink of starvation in South Sudan, Yemen, Somalia, and Nigeria. At the same time, violence and civil wars across the globe have led to the largest numbers of refugees in recent history. Now is the time for us to act.