Many churches prefer a “clean break,” where the previous pastor is gone before the next arrives. But the pastoral transition at Calgary Community in Calgary, Alberta, was seamless thanks to one thing: mentoring.
LifeQuest cares for workers by hosting a holiday barbecue.
Bethany Devos’s church was already working toward renewal, but she was looking for something to guide the process. She found that framework in Ridder Church Renewal.
Salama Warner used to keep up with the Kardashians; now she’s helping the church keep up with its youth.
It’s not your standard leadership training program. In the words of Al Hassler, an elder at Rockhills Church (RCA) in San Antonio, Texas, it’s “organic.”
Native American leaders in the Heartland receive training to serve in churches through a partnership with the Christian Reformed Church in North America.
What better place to explore a biblical connection to identity than in the land where the Israelites wrestled with it? That’s what intergenerational mentoring pairs did this summer.
As Bruce and Laurie Hawley retire, hybrid disaster response sites build on their work.
By teaching youth to farm, bake, and sell their wares, New City Neighbors equips them to change Grand Rapids.
While walking the streets of her neighborhood, Anna Jackson noticed things she hadn’t before. What she saw led her congregation to make some changes.