For a landscaper, growing grass is proof of a job well done. But how does one define success in ministry? To sustain pastoral excellence, we need a definition of pastoral ministry success that is viable.
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Be sure to order printed copies of this insert for Disability Awareness Sunday on October 20, 2019!
In this newsletter, the role of deacons in exercising their justice mandate is explored. Find helpful links and resources on an area of ministry that is urgent for today's world, but can be daunting to initiate.
Kenosis Community Groups are gatherings facilitated by white people for white people so that concepts and topics related to race and racism in Canada can be explored in an environment that promotes freedom to explore without fear of offense.
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.
The contemporary testimony Our World Belongs to God translated into Spanish.
What is reformed worship? How does the liturgy of the historic church influence my worship today? In this webinar, Philip Majorins, pastor and worship director at Christ Church (CRCNA) in Davis, CA, addresses these questions and more.
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.
This article helps a diaconate think through how to respond to their call to "be prophetic critics of the waste, injustice, and selfishness in our society" and provides helpful links to a host of resources.
Here's a list of best practices describing how churches can make connections with local community mental health services.
April is designated Sexual Assault Awareness Month in the U.S. and in many Canadian provinces. In addition, April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month in the U.S. What can we learn and do in April to end sexual abuse in our churches and communities?
Mental Health and Spiritual Practice—Authors describe how their own or a loved one’s mental illness has shaped their faith and spiritual practice where the rhythms of mental wellness, devotional life, and personal discipleship intersect.