Our Shared Ministry
This category was previously called Together Doing More.
- Alberni Valley CRC Takes Long-Distance Journey; Financial Shalom: ‘A True Blessing to the CRC’; CRC Clergy Show Signs of Well-Being, Satisfaction
- Samson finds peace in knowing that God cares for him. Despite all of the years he carried pain in his heart, he now feels free from the weight of trauma.
- Last fall, Pastor Dave Vroege of All Nations CRC in Halifax, N.S., approached Disability Concerns to ask for help.
- I don’t recall the first time I heard this African proverb, but I often need its reminder.
- "One of our small groups invited me out for lunch," said Pastor Albert Chu, "and it hit me: there were people from Singapore, China, Indonesia, the Philippines around me
- Here in Canada and the United States we live in a culture that values a quality education. Within the Christian Reformed Church, this is especially true. We are not alone in this.
- Lance Orton doesn’t like to be in the limelight. The 61-year-old Vietnam veteran is a humble man “just trying to be who God wants me to be.”
- The Network is a website where people from across the Christian Reformed Church in North America can connect to share their ministry questions and find answers.
- As Hurricane Harvey pounded Houston, news commentators warned the disaster would raise gas prices across the country. Ben Ruddell begged to differ. He knew that while residents of Chicago, Louisville, and Tulsa would see price spikes, he and his fellow citizens in Flagstaff, Ariz., would see little, if any, increase.
- “I have come to realize that the health of an institution is more about relationships than it is about governance or structure.”
- Hurricane survivors have needs beyond their physical requirements for food, water, and shelter. Rev. Allen Schipper of Grand Rapids, Mich., knows this first-hand.
- During the autumn of 2017, many hearts were heavy as the news of hurricanes Harvey, Maria, and Irma was broadcast around the world.
- People who follow Christ are less than 1 percent of the Fulani population. So what it means to follow Christ, what it means to worship together, what it means to plant a church—these are uncharted in Fulani culture.
- Elichi and Kazuto* share more than friendship. They are on a journey together to learn about Jesus.
- As we move forward into another new year, I think of God’s promises as being something like handrails: they provide a sense of security, giving us something to hold onto...
“Even though we must deal with the storms in life, and we can’t ignore our problems, we must remain hopeful in all that we do and stay full of zeal, even when it’s hard,” said Deb Stouten.
- “I was three months into the Renewal Lab journey when this exciting and daunting realization struck me...
- It’s opening weekend for the latest superhero movie in Vancouver (B.C.). Bucket of popcorn and 3D glasses in hand, three enthusiastic fans slip into the theater early, hoping to get a good seat. To their surprise...
Yoshiichiro Tokuhara can recall the first time he heard about Jesus.
Bookie and Lakesha Gates felt a sense of brokenness and mistrust in their marriage that Lakesha described as “horrendous pain.”
Our youngest two children were 11 and 15 when we adopted them
“A cord of three strands is not easily broken”
Forging a mutually satisfying and long-term “fit” between congregation and pastor is a matter of considerable art, science, and prayer for both pastors and churches alike.
The Maltos and Santhals, two different ethnic groups living in Jetkey, a small village in India,