Before we get too far into 2019, here are the top 18 most-read Network posts from 2018.
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.
I’m curious, what areas of ministry would you like to talk about this year?
I typed too many words and hit send too fast. I was trying to soften the blow of news that felt so heavy it could crush someone. I was trying to fill a role that wasn’t mine to fill.
Curious, what songs are you singing this Advent and Christmas season?
I'm curious, what is one thing you are longing for this Advent?
I want to get a new Bible for Christmas and am overwhelmed by all the options. I like to take notes but am not sure I want a journaling Bible. Which Bible do you use? Any recommendations?
The no-nonsense approach of the 21-day challenge got my attention, and for the first time in a decade, I committed to memorizing Scripture. Here are some things I learned.
Curious, do you listen to podcasts? What are you favorites and which would you recommend?
Curious, is your church doing an outreach event related to Halloween or fall? I'd love to hear about it!
As I’ve changed jobs, served in my church, and worked with non-profits, I have come to appreciate some of the less flashy and obvious leadership traits of those around me.
Fixed :) thanks Michele!
thank you for sharing this opening!
Yes, it should. Fixed now. Thanks Hetty!
Karen, what a thoughtful comment. I like the suggestion to integrate lessons so that families with multiple children have a greater chance of following up.posted on: Take Homes that Make a Difference at Home
Great question, Carla. I'm sure Faith Formation Ministries will be in touch, but if you'd like, I'd also be happy to post a discussion topic on the site to get feedback from other churches. Are...posted on: Ten Ways to Cultivate Youth Leadership
thanks for sharing this opening!posted on: Pastor at Hillcrest CRC in Hudsonville, MI
This is great, Chad. Would love to start a new thread on this. Saved your book recommendations on my wishlist.
These tips are wonderful. Being aware and checking in are huge. Thanks for sharing.posted on: When Members Face Employment Uncertainty
Thank you for sharing this. I found it very honest, helpful, and important. In the future I will try and remember, and ask how I can help, pray for, and encourage those who are making time (during...posted on: Worship Roundtable
Thanks for this, Keith. I'd love to get some discussion going around the cost of our buildings.