A roundup of the top news stories from General Synod 2019
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What happened on the last day of synod
Resources from synod and resources related to decisions made at synod 2019
Phil Assink will serve as vice president of General Synod 2020
If two-thirds of classes approve, only a simple majority will be needed for any amendments that next year’s General Synod proposes in response to the Vision 2020 Team’s work.
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Lake Erie Classis and South Grand Rapids Classis are coming together to have greater impact in cities.
After a radical campus makeover, New Brunswick Theological Seminary (NBTS) is well-positioned to train leaders going forward.
Every time we gather, we realize that we in pastoral leadership truly need each other. We can’t do this ministry gig alone.
In April, a newly-formed Chicagoland Kingdom Enterprise Zone (KEZ) served up a feast of informati
As he helps to shape a church leadership program, Mark Veldt keeps remembering a video he saw more than 10 years ago.
“It showed an airplane being built around a businessman as he was flying through the sky,” he says.
I’ve wondered what it looks like to equip leaders for the church. What does it take to develop leaders for today and for tomorrow? Does it require fancy programs? Are small groups a must? This past June at General Synod my questions were answered in an unexpected way.
Were you told, as I was, that there was a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow? I once set out, as a little boy, trudging on my little legs, to find the pot of gold. But no sooner did I get off our yard than my mother came and marched me back home. And when I looked over my shoulder, the rainbow had disappeared. There went my gold.
A faith-filled leader helps insure that God’s work continues among the Daasanech people.
A missionally focused discipleship approach called 3DM is helping Fellowship Reformed Church in Muskegon, Michigan, recapture a vision for outreach.
The past year and a half I have been working with the youth of my church in various ways. I have been overly careful in everything I say and do in order to avoid being misleading or say the wrong thing. After all, one wrong word could ruin the rest of their lives, right?