I'm looking for a good abuse prevention video to show to staff and volunteers who work with youth.
Pastor of Hope CRC, Hull, IA.
Husband of one wife, father of two children, pastor of a church on the prairie. My hobbies include fitness and exercise, reading, and following trends in technology.
How does your council and congregation go about selecting eligible candidates to serve as deacons and elders?
Thanks, Bonnie! Very helpful. I appreciate the resources. The powerpoint presentation is a helpful overview to show to my leadership.
I'm still wondering if there is a video focused for...posted on: Church Safety Video?
A great question. I think you identify some of the key issues toward the end of the second paragraph. Also, you are correct about the "dual-citizenship." I'm not sure that any church...
How soon until these Millennials listen to us?!? They are SO stuck in their ways.
We're just going to wait a moment until the people in the 'grown up' benches are able to be quiet.
I always thought pastors kept cool stuff back here like the Israelites had in the Ark. All I see is a glass of warm water, kleenexes, and a bunch of old bulletins.
Thanks for replying. I guess you sense you struck a nerve with me. It is encouraging and affirming to hear about your activity in your local church and community. I apologize by...posted on: Activating the Inactive
Edward, I don't know how you managed to do it, but you were able to make service and engagement in the local church a political issue. Congratulations. That took some skill. That said, if your...posted on: Activating the Inactive
I appreciate the post. While I have not followed the lectionary through an entire liturgical year, I have found it particularly helpful during the seasons of Advent and Lent. The...posted on: “Something Other Than the Lectionary”
Thanks, George. I agree.
I have commented previously on my opinion or read on what happened with the changes in our leadership, but I have never questioned the integrity of the BOT. Even...posted on: Our Attitudes Toward Our Leaders
Call your regional BOT representative. I did, and it was helpful.
While staying within the boundaries of confidentiality and the separation agreement that was made with the EDM and the BOT...posted on: The 'Resignation' of Our Executive Director