How can churches ensure that their members are given the opportunity to support the church's ministries in ways that are accessible and readily available?
Here’s something I’m learning way too late in life: All the accommodations we make so people can enter a physical space make no difference if we can’t make accommodations in our hearts.
Chris McKenna, founder of Protect Young Eyes, recently spoke at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing about protecting children on the internet. He will also be a featured workshop leader at Inspire 2019.
Curious what a classical safe church team does and how they support local safe church ministry? This story from Classis Chatham helps answer these questions.
When you are intentional about building community, God is pleased. Do your best and ask God do the rest.
To close out the series, the Office of Social Justice invites you to engage deeply in three ways: Listen, Learn, and Love. Use the stories and provided questions for your church's adult education classes.
You are invited to join or lead a worship peer learning group this fall! Worship Ministries is excited about these groups and offers support by providing study books.
These hymns were written by a young couple facing an unexpected hardship. They have freely shared them with others and I hope they encourage you, like they did me.
Bridge of Hope Church in Sioux Center Iowa recently attended a workshop focused on the role of deacons as leaders in the life of the church. Here's what happened.
As the deacons at New Life CRC in Geulph, ON, set out to define their vision, they resonated with the words of Synod 2016 calling deacons to be not only servants, but catalysts.
Can classis meetings happen by video? Should they?
Chaplains Training has always been a great time for chaplains to learn, worship together, and reconnect with their denominational roots. In 2019, we saw some wonderful changes that made this event memorable.
This newly designed interactive workshop will give Bible study leaders hands-on training in essential small group facilitation skills.
If you’re not sure what to say, or how to say it, when leading a prayer for the children who are still incarcerated in camps at the U.S. southern border, consider these words based on Psalm 28.
Do you remember, like me, sending Bibles in other languages to churches around the world? Today, the tables have turned and now many in the church see North America as the mission field.
How can your diaconate (and church!) get the rest you need AND stay motivated during these cherished summertime months here in Canada?
This is more than a “special offering” Sunday. It’s an opportunity to bring an issue out into the light that too often remains hidden.
Tom Sine, Christian author and futurist, has a list of questions for a new book he is writing. Help him with his research by answering his questions.
Chaplaincy and Care Ministry recently endorsed two new chaplains: Amie Spriensma and Victor Perez-Ballesteros. Learn about the lives and ministries of our two newest chaplains!
In this short piece, I will highlight four books that have been helpful in sermon preparation on the miracles of Jesus, a subject which occupies about 20% of the contents of the Gospels.