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Keith Knight

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Executive Director of the Canadian Christian Business Federation.

Former director of communications with the CRCNA and The Presbyterian Church in Canada. Former editor of the Anglican Journal.

A 40-year history in communication and marketing.

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Small Groups - Where Discipleship Happens

To whom are you accountable for your spiritual and moral life...besides God? The once-a-year elder visit (if it still exists) provides a superficial check list at best. Small groups, done properly, provide a setting for both spiritual growth and moral accountability.

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  • While I applaud the mentoring program for newly-ordained pastors, I also hope that there are set standards in place to qualify as a mentor. One of the greatest gifts that a mentor can provide the...

  • I would certainly hope that Henry's suggestion -- to have pastors meet with a calling church's ministry leaders -- would be standard practice.

    Here's a question that should be asked of...

  • It's relatively easy to  find a pastor who will simply 'fill the pulpit' on Sundays. Similarly, it's relatively easy for a pastor who is looking for another church to find one that will 'do'....

  • Having been part of a few search committees over the years, back when pastors were a homogeneous bunch, this article should prove to be helpful.

    Even though we have an increasingly varied...

  • You raise a valid question, Harry, and I think it merits a much broader discussion.

    What is the impact of COVID on church attendance, church shopping and Sunday worship attendance?

    ...

  • You raise a profound question and it even stretches beyond The Offering to a larger question about what worship will look like post-COVID? And will we ever experience a post-COVID or will we...

  • Do churches still have choirs?  I thought that worship teams -- designed to lead the congregation in worship -- replaced the need for choirs.  One can't beat congregational singing in a worship...

  • I think I signed in with my "hello " almost a year ago. I don't think that much has come of the conversation, discussion or dialogue over the past year.

    After serving numerous terms as an...

  • Thanks, Eric.

    It is a given that racism -- bigotry -- is a sin and that every Bible-believing Christian should be opposed to it.

    The challenge for the local church -- and that's...