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All Are Welcome Means Nothing

  "Clearly, the world has changed. It’s changed for church leaders too—radically. So what happens when church leaders are unaware of what’s going on around them? It’s simple. Church leaders who are out of... read more >

The Art of Worship Leadership Seminar at Calvin Institute of Christian Worship

The Art of Worship Leadership Seminar at Calvin Institute of Christian Worship

Dates & Time: 
Mar 25, 2017
This intensive seminar includes instruction in the role of the worship team, vocals and vocal harmony, guitar, piano, bass, drums, putting all the instruments together, rehearsing effectively, and leading worship. There will also be time devoted to the “other” instruments of the praise team: flute, violin, mandolin, etc. While this workshop is aimed toward team leaders, anyone who is on a worship team or hopes to lead one will benefit.
 
Location: 
2100 Chelsea NE, Grand Rapids, MI

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The Devil You Know: The Effect of Belief on Mental Health

When it comes to mental health, the devil you know appears to be much more dangerous than the devil you don’t. Belief in the existence of powerful supernatural evil beings was one... read more >

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Help with Making the Most of Change

  Managing Transitions: Making the Most of Change (Fourth Edition) by William Bridges, Susan Bridges. Da Capo Books, 2016.   Transitioning between the old and the new affects all congregations, and they feel... read more >

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What Makes the U.S. Congregational Life Survey Unique?

In 2001 the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) conducted the U.S. Congregational Life Survey. More than 1.2 million worshipers and 12,000 congregations across three continents were surveyed to provide a portrait of... read more >

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Number of Christians in the U.S. Declining

The number of Americans identifying themselves as Christian is declining, while other religious affiliations are slightly increasing, according to a recent survey. The Pew Research Center looked at more than 35,000... read more >

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What Faith Comes in Number 2 in U.S States

Islam is the #2 Religion in the United States. Based on data from Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies, which contributes to the religious portion of the census each decade,... read more >

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Howard Rhodes: Despair, Democratic Hope, and Donald Trump

While there is no simple connection between white despair and Trump’s victory, the relationship should not be ignored. By any account, Trump’s election is a breathtaking indictment of our government... read more >

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Taylor Brown and Logan Harmeyer Will Lilly Endowment Community Scholarships

Taylor Brown and Logan Harmeyer were selected from 68 applicants in the county by a committee with the Wayne County...

Touching ‘To Be Sure’ of Reality

What might seem almost superstitious at first could however have deeper reasons. The assurance that touch gives us...

Church Leadership Finding Solutions to Sexual Harassment Problems

We’re less than two weeks from the special election in Alabama that will determine whether a man accused of sexual...

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