Dr. Rob Dixon has written an insightful book that offers a prophetic roadmap for individuals and communities as they seek to develop flourishing ministry partnerships for women and men.
As Women's Leadership Developer, I assist congregations in developing a theology and practice for identifying, cultivating, and releasing women to use their gifts in the church.
How about beginning a virtual or in-person pastor’s peer group? With a maximum grant award of $3,000 USD, there’s room for a lot of creativity.
What does unity look like in the church? Just as in a family, the real work is staying connected when things get hard, even if it gets painful.
The realization was sobering: Before I even opened my mouth, I was presenting a new paradigm to the church. This was a perspective I hadn't considered before.
Thank you Kelly! Your testimony to your wife's calling and gifting makes my heart sing. Willemina's ordination service is the one I reference in the article. My mom (Ellen Van Til) was so excited...
Chad, For the sake of unity, Synod 1995 decided to recognize that there are two different perspectives and convictions both of which honor the Scriptures as the infallible Word of God on the issue...
Harold, I'm sorry for the mockery you experienced and for the pain it continues to cause. Without a doubt there has been pain inflicted by brothers and sisters on both sides of this issue. We have...
Thank you Jill! Thank you for staying connected to people who don't share your perspective, for continuing to ask questions, and for sharing your experience of being blessed by the ministry of...
I hear you Hilda. You are not alone in your pain and discouragement. This anniversary is giving us an opportunity to learn and grow in our understanding. Change began in 1970 by simply asking a...
Thank you Jonathan.
Thank you for your question Kristen. The brevity of the article doesn't adequately communicate the complexity of our decision. I'll attempt to fill in and clarify a few things. Although it's...posted on: The Impact of Re-branding