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Network Newsletter 8.11.20

Share Something Encouraging and Be Entered in Our Giveaway

Is there a song, book, or Bible verse that has encouraged you lately? Perhaps a podcast, sermon, or conversation that filled you up? Or maybe time spent outside? Post a comment by August 16 and be entered to win a $10 Starbucks gift card.


Featured Posts
Biblical Justice
General Justice Worship Resources
by Christian Reformed Centre for Public Dialogue

This collection of prayers, liturgies, kids activities, and devotions are great additions to church services or your own reflections on justice.


Faith Nurture
Perspiration and Perspectives
by Anita Brinkman

Often, others have read the same books or lived similar experiences, but have drawn different conclusions. This can feel challenging when we are in discussion, but it’s a good learning opportunity.

Biblical Justice, Racial Reconciliation
A Tale of Two Wives: Scenes of System Racism in Canada
by Jeremiah Damir Basuric

This post is a poetic attempt to tackle the huge issue of systemic racism and my experience with it.

Faith Nurture, Global Mission
How the Church Reacts Now Will Shape Her Future in the U.S.
by Tyler Helfers

How the Church reacts to COVID-19 and to the rising tide of justice issues will have a significant shaping influence on her future in the United States for years to come (for good or for bad).

Faith Nurture, Youth Ministry
Taking a Mulligan: Youth Ministry in Fall 2020
by Ron DeVries

The circumstances of 2020 have gifted us with an opportunity to learn from what we have done and apply those key takeaways as we set up for our “next shot.”

Safe Church, Safe Church Teams
August Safe Church Webinar: Boz Tchividjian
by Safe Church Ministry

Join Safe Church on August 26 for a Zoom call with Boz Tchividjian, founder of GRACE (Godly Response to Abuse in the Christian Environment).

Safe Church, Pornography
September 2020 Safe Church Webinar With Jay Stringer
by Safe Church Ministry

Join Safe Church on Sept. 30 for a Zoom call with Jay Stringer, CRC minister and mental health therapist who has done years of research and uncovered the deep-rooted issues that lead to sexual brokenness.

Let's Talk About...
JWWM: Jesus Would Wear a Mask
by Scott Hoezee

Then the devil led Jesus to the entrance of the Jerusalem Farmers Market. Jesus observed that most people were wearing face coverings to protect from a severe virus that had made many in the Holy City sick. . .

Faith Nurture
Navigating Life's Disappointments
by Deb Koster

When disappointment hits hard, will we let these negative things define us? Discover helpful advice on keeping discouragement from controlling your life.

Let's Talk About...
Share Something Encouraging and Be Entered in Our Giveaway
by Staci Devries

Post a comment with something that has encouraged you lately (i.e. a book, Bible verse, podcast, etc.) and be entered to win a $10 Starbucks gift card.

Children's Ministry, Family Ministry
New Simple, Flexible Children’s Curriculum for Complex Times
by Kevin Hoeksema

Faith Alive introduces Dwell Flex: 36 simple, stand-alone Dwell sessions for use in a variety of situations and across multiple age groups to help make lesson planning a little easier for Children's ministries as they navigate through these uncertain times.

 

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