Let's encourage each other! What is a Bible verse or story that has been meaningful to you this fall?
I am brand new to the CRCNA Communications Team and am looking forward to connecting people to each other and to ministry resources! Born in Cereal City USA (Battle Creek, MI), I grew up in the CRC and have been involved in youth ministry, small groups, and outreach. I currently live in Grand Rapids, MI, with my husband Drew. A few of my favorite things include being outside, DIY projects, and traveling.
Are you a past or present worship planner? Are you a musician, sound technician, or worship leader? Say "hello" in the comments below!
Does your church have a logo? If so, did someone in the church design it or did you outsource?
Have you ever served your church as an elder? Are you currently an elder? Say "hello" in the comments below!
Is your church in the middle of a sermon series or getting ready to start a new one this fall? If so, what is the topic?
I'm curious if any churches have tried composting? If so, how's it going?
Were you at Inspire 2019? If so, what three words would you use to describe the event?
If you're looking for ways to encourage a middle schooler as a spiritual mentor and friend, check out this article.
How does your church promote things like small groups? Do you share from the pulpit, or in the bulletin, or with special launch dates? What have you found to be effective?
thanks for sharing!
One picture book I keep buying as a gift for friends (should really buy my own copy) is Who Sang the First Song? by Ellie Holcomb. It's a heavy duty book (can't be ripped) with beautiful pictures...
I love this story. I'm deeply encouraged by how you followed God's call (not easy to say the least) and how God surrounded you overseas by other ordained women. How cool!
Figured I could start :) One thing that God has been showing me recently is how his power is not hindered by my weakness. God uses us me in spite of myself, much like he used Jonah (a story I...
Thanks for sharing this opening!
No advice just wanted to say I appreciate this question. I have been asking around and have heard from many people that the printed directory is still valuable to them (as many churches have a...posted on: How Does Your Church Do Photo Directories?
Ken, looks like the link to the Ministry Evaluation form is no longer working. Do you know where the document is currently housed? Thank you!posted on: Ministry Evaluation Tools?
I absolutely love this post. Thanks, Ed, for taking the time to share so thoughtfully and honestly. You have given all of us a gift.posted on: Living Without Sight in a Visual World
100% worth sharing and I'm so glad you did. Church, too easily, becomes dispensable. Both ways.posted on: Unsubscribe
This was a thought-provoking article. I'm struggling with the idea of unsubscribing from church, as opposed to simply stepping away to discern if a change is needed (i.e. a temporary break, or a...posted on: Unsubscribe