Cindy Thomas

  • Thank you for these encouraging thoughts. My husband became a Type 1 diabetic following a bad case of flu that affected his pancreas. The church we were attending at the time had "name it, claim...

  • Thank you for this encouraging piece!  I'm forwarding to several people right away!

  • Goodness, reading this and thinking about my polling place has me rather horrified, as well as a little embarrassed that I hadn't thought about it before.  I live out in the country and we vote at...

  • You might check out a ministry called YES! (Young Enough to Serve) at http://www.yestoserve.org/about-yes/.  Their resources seem to encompass a variety of opportunities and challenges we all...

  • Great post that raises some points to think about.  I have friends who have been together for years in a committed relationship, but remain unmarried because her income would cause him to lose...

  • A good church sign?  Is there such a thing?  Just kidding, sort of.  Far too many of them are posted by someone who didn't think about the fact that someone besides their own members might be...

  • Definitely agree, especially with #2.  If the worship service is well-planned, the appropriateness of the song will override individual members' concerns about whether or not they know it.  They...

  • I am not of the Christian Reformed denomination; I work in the offices of another denomination and regularly check this network for useful resources.  I wasn't able to see the webinar on its...

  • These are great suggestions for following up on a trip.  I would like to add one: Help the youth cultivate an ongoing relationship with the missionary or ministry they visited.  It can be...

  • I have had mild hearing loss in one ear ever since a bad infection over 20 years ago, and I find small group conversation challenging; I can only imagine how bad it could be for those with more...