While the article centers on some of the tensions and debates at the school, I think that many of the topics explored are also at play in our wider denominational landscape.
Curious what the Connections Project teams have learned after just six months of talking to congregations and individuals about ministry resources? Keep reading to find out.
Meet the three regional teams who are working with congregations in Southern California, Southern Ontario, and the US Midwest!
You're invited to a one-day learning event at Crossroads CRC in Des Moines, IA, focused on helping local church leaders and pastors find unique yet practical ideas to bring health and growth to their church.
For the next two and a half years, ministry leaders in three regions of the CRC will be helping congregational leaders explore new ways to connect with resources for ministry as part of the CRC’s Connections Project.
Check out these two amazing resources for re-aligning you and your family's comings and goings to the rhythms of God's grace this Advent season and beyond.
Looking for a conference or convention for your youth ministry team to attend? Here's a list of what's coming up this fall and spring 2016.
Syd Hielema reflects on our baptismal vows, defining this simple liturgical act as the cornerstone of our congregations’ way of walking with children and teens.
As we share some of the plans Faith Formation Ministries has in place for 2016 and beyond, we'd love to hear YOUR input and ideas!
Interesting question Bill. I'm not sure I get the sales pitch angle you are getting at since we aren't "selling" anything in an effort to make money.
And yes, the "real" work of forming...
That "new website" mentioned above is live! Check us out over at http://www.crcna.org/FaithFormation!posted on: Faith Formation (Ministries) on The Network
Yeah, unfortunately most of what Faith Alive has available is a little dated at this point. I used the HC and Me materials earlier this year with 9th graders and if you can get...
My go-to suggestion would be Shaped by God, edited by Bob Keeley (http://www.faithaliveresources.org/Products/151126/shaped-by-god.aspx). It's an excellent resource with chapters on all sorts of...
Thanks for the question Josh. I reached out to Howard Vanderwell at Calvin Seminary to ask for his advice. Here's what he offered for consideration:
1. In which of these congregations does...
I have to say that after spending a good part of the week listening in on synod via the webcast, discussing it over twitter, and meeting up with some of the younger delegates at a few post-...posted on: The Why in Synod
This is one of the best comments I've seen on the Network in a long time. Thanks for the level-headed and gracious approach here Randy.posted on: Overtures 3 & 4: Laying Out the Debate
Thanks for raising these important questions Meg. It really comes down to a question of stewardship, don't you think?posted on: The Why in Synod
I think you express it well when you say that "This is truely a time when we are painting a different picture of the CRCNA and its connection to the cities of North America...posted on: On KEZs, Urban Church Planting and the CRC
Shift is now available, along with a free study guide, through Faith Alive. Here's a link to the ordering page: http://www.faithaliveresources.org/Products/139190/shift-dvd.aspx.