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Director of Communications & Marketing of the Christian Reformed Church in North America.
To help you cut through the clutter…at least for #GivingTuesday…here are some links to various CRCNA ministries that you can choose to support.
What community outreach programs does your church have planned for this summer? Let's pray for each other.
Earlier this fall, Angela Reitsma Bick, editor of the Christian Courier, sat down with CRCNA Canadian Ministries Director, Darren Roorda, to talk about some key tenants of the Reformed faith and their relevance today.
As Christians in the Reformed tradition, we believe that followers of Jesus are forged daily, sent through the refiner’s fire, remade and remaking. What does a “reforged” church look like?
When a tragedy like the shooting at a Baptist church in Sutherland Springs, TX, occurs, it's normal for church members to wonder what they would do if a similar thing happened to their congregation. Let's talk.
As Kizzy Thomas took the stage at Inspire 2017 and shared her art with us all, I was left wondering why we don’t use [spoken word poetry] more often. Do you incorporate spoken word poetry in worship at your church?
If you were at Inspire but didn’t get a chance to visit the Idea Room, or if you were unable to attend Inspire 2017, we’d still love to get your perspective. What does being Christian Reformed mean to you?
Were you at Inspire 2017? If so, what was your favorite part?
In 2018, we'd like to give the "Together Doing More" section of The Banner a fresh look and a new name. What types of posts would you like to see? Any suggestions for what to call this section?
Hi Dan. Interesting take. I'm Canadian but I watched President Trump's speech last night and the Democrat's rebuttal. I found it interesting that both parties seem to agree that legal immigrants...posted on: Immigration Justice Requires Border Security
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This is a great idea.posted on: A CRCNA Guide to #GivingTuesday
Great point, Harry. I guess I was thinking that IF people wanted to participate in #GivingTuesday, that it might be nice for them to have one place where all of the CRCNA options are listed. ...posted on: A CRCNA Guide to #GivingTuesday
Thanks Rachael. World Renew is high on our list as well. Each year my kids save 10% of the money they've received over the year and choose how to donate it at Christmas. We've tried to help them...
The branding looks great, Michael. Nice job. If you haven't already seen these, you can check out our CRCNA brand standards at crcna.org/brand.
I hope that my earlier comment didn't sound...posted on: Why Your Church Needs a Brand
Thanks Micheal. As a communicator, I love this post about branding and believe that it is important for church leaders to consider. As director of communications and marketing for the CRCNA, I...posted on: Why Your Church Needs a Brand
If you are looking for a good book club book during Black History Month, I suggest "The Stone Thrower" by Jael Richardson. In broad strokes, this is a story about Jael's dad, Chuck Ealy, who...
As a mother of young girls, this topic is near and dear to my heart. Growing up, I had three brothers. I always felt that I, as a girl, could do anything that they could do. All around me, I saw...posted on: Narrowing the Gender Gap in Canada
HI Jeff. I serve as the director of communications and marketing for the CRCNA. I think a short video overview of the denomination's history is a great idea. I'm not sure I have it in my budget...posted on: Resources for Inquirers Class?