How does your church help the pastor(s) cover their Self Employment (SECA) taxes? Should there be a universal policy for this among CRCs in the US?
Pastor of Oakdale Community CRC since August, 2010, and previously of Conrad CRC in Montana as my first call after graduating from Calvin seminary in 2007.
I really like the organic gardening image as well. Although I'm afraid the initial steps for whoever may answer the call to tend our small-group garden may have to coach a...
Boy who would have guessed that there's a whole website domain created just for supporting small groups with a name like that? Sometimes the answer is so much closer and easier than we can...
I love the ideas of talking "to" & "with" the children/siblings up front and not "at" them so that we do not preach down to them with a sermon, but I still struggle with what we should be ...posted on: Baptisms and Faith Formation
Thanks Jim, I even have a copy of that resource in my files! A good place to start I agree. Have you ever hosted or led any such discussion? What type of material for guidelines do you cover...posted on: Council Retreat & Guidelines Material
I'm just getting on board this Network thing and see that your question was posted already back in May. If you are still looking into the OTC for next year, I highly recommend it...posted on: Old Testament Challenge?