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Two Paths to Inclusion

Various barriers prevent people with disabilities from full and effective participation in society and in the church. Churches that want to break down these barriers and open ministry to and with people with disabilities need to take two paths to inclusion.

Disability Concerns
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Competency for Communal Leadership

In a provocative discussion on “competencies,” the CRCNA’s Leadership Development Team claims we “should not overstate the distinction between character and competence.” Yet the echo of competency rooted in character sounds often.

Pastors
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Caring for Pastors

Ministry is one of the most demanding professions in the North American environment. It is a profoundly satisfying task because pastors daily have opportunities to impact others for all eternity. Yet, in spite of its eternal implications, it is a wrenching and draining profession as well. 

Pastors
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Catalyst Services

Catalyst Services provides many valuable resources for missions committees seeking to educate and stimulate their congregations to deeper understanding and involvement in missions.

Global Mission
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Global Missions in New Church Starts

Often new church starts think that international missions is great . . . but must wait until the church is up and running. This resource focuses on the concept of building an international component into the DNA of the church from its beginning.
Global Mission
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Mezuzah

What is your reminder of your high calling from Jesus Christ? The Jewish people have the Mezuzah! What do you have?

Youth Ministry
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How Do You Recruit?

Recruiting small group leaders in a way that casts vision and presents leadership as a God-given opportunity will contribute to the health of a church's small group ministry. This tool gives suggestions on where to find potential leaders and how to go about recruiting them.

Small Groups
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Mapping Groups by Type

Recruiting small group leaders is an on-going task of the Small Group Leadership Team. This resource provides suggestions on key traits to consider when recruiting small group leaders and allows you to map groups by type, age and gender.

Small Groups
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Spouses in Pastoral Ministry: Their Role

When the Christian Reformed Church North America was awarded a Lilly Endowment grant of nearly $2 million in September 2002, the funding provided the momentum for an initiative with the potential to transform local churches and their pastors through “Sustaining Pastoral Excellence.” 

Pastors
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Youth Unlimited

Youth Unlimited is committed to seeing the local church youth ministry succeed in reaching youth with the dynamic power of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. This is why Youth Unlimited steps forward, offering a variety of resources, service opportunities, special events and leadership training.

Youth Ministry
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Youth Specialties

It's a no brainer - this needs to be a link on any youth ministry page. Enjoy exploring all that YS has to offer in the form of events, articles, resources and more.

Youth Ministry

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