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Posted on The Network by Steve Mathonnet-VanderWell on 05/24/2023

Third Way? Meh

When I read here on the RJ blog about “Better Together: A Third Way,” an organized effort to hold together the Christian Reformed Church, my heart said “Bless you.” My h

Posted on The Network by Faith Formation Ministries on 05/24/2023

God's Big Pentecost Story: A Celebration for Families

The story of Pentecost is an exciting one. It’s the fulfillment of Jesus’ promise to send his Spirit to be with all believers—including kids! It also provides a great opportunity for families to grow in faith together as they celebrate the gift of the Holy Spirit and the birthday of the church.

Posted on The Network by Tyler Helfers on 05/22/2023

An Ecclesiological Mosaic

I began attending worship at a small, rural Lutheran church when I was in junior high. I can still remember sitting down in the pew next to my classmates, the striking stained glass images in the windows and the booming organ in the balcony above.

Posted on The Network by Teresa Jones on 05/17/2023

CRCNA Position Openings

The CRCNA is hiring for the following positions:

Posted on The Network by Bev Sterk on 05/17/2023

The Case for "One Another" (See These 59 Commands in the Bible)

Jesus, on the night He was betrayed spoke these words, “A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. By this everyone will know that you are My disciples, if you love one another.”

Posted on The Network by CRC Communications on 05/15/2023

2023 Denominational Survey Results

As part of the denominational ministry plan, Our Journey 2025, the CRCNA has contracted with DataWise Consulting to administer an annual denominational survey. The results from the 2023 survey have now been compiled.

Posted on The Network by Al Postma on 05/15/2023

How to Read Overtures and Communications to Synod

Overtures can feel like something relatively mundane that is built into our ecclesial structure. Before we start evaluating overtures, it's good to understand what they are and how they work.

Posted on The Network by Karen Wilk on 05/08/2023

Sent As You Are

In the first verse of Luke 10 (our foundational Go Local text), those who follow Jesus are sent—but they don’t appear to be especially well-prepared for their mission.

Posted on The Network by Monica Smith on 05/07/2023

Church Platforms/Risers for Sale

The first picture only shows the platform with two tiers, but there is a third tier which fits where the pictured chair sits. In total, there are nine platforms: three base 4’x8’, three middle 4’x6’, three top 4’x3.5’.

Posted on The Network by CRC Canadian Indigenous Ministry Committee on 05/07/2023

Hearts Exchanged: Join Us Fall 2023

Hearts Exchanged is a learning and action journey designed to equip Reformed Christians to engage with Indigenous people as neighbours and fellow image bearers.

Posted on The Network by Brandon Haan on 05/02/2023

Give Synod the Benefit of the Doubt

I wanted to pass along a recent Banner article I found helpful, titled Give Synod the Benefit of the Doubt.