Six Ideas to Help Churches Transition from Cliche to Creative Design

Six Ideas to Help Churches Transition from Cliche to Creative Design

Most churches are guilty of overusing common spiritual images such as lambs, fire and trees, to illustrate logos, power points and flyers. But designer Laura Bennett encourages us with six ideas to help us think outside the box so that our design is fresh, creative and relevant to our communities. Read her ideas here.

What WOULD Jesus Do?

What WOULD Jesus Do?

There’s no hotter topic in the church today than how to respond to the issue of homosexuality. This article on the Charisma website tells what happened in the life of one girl when a church responded in love. Read online.

Continental Theological Seminary Launches Institute of Islamic Studies

Continental Theological Seminary Launches Institute of Islamic Studies

CTS’ new Institute of Islamic Studies offers intensive, one-week courses on Islam to prepare students for direct ministry to Muslims. Offered in an English-language international context, the courses involve classroom teaching as well as field experience in Brussels where the Muslim population is more than 15%. ISS is offering its first two courses in September. More information is available here.

Five Ways To Develop Practical Wisdom for Multiethnic Ministry

Five Ways To Develop Practical Wisdom for Multiethnic Ministry

While many of our network churches were conceived and planted as multiethnic, international congregations, others responded to the change in their communities and embraced those from other nations, languages and cultures. The latter is often more challenging than the former. This article offers five ways to develop practical wisdom for multiethnic ministry – especially helpful to those in transition but […]

10 Creative Ways to Celebrate The Lord’s Supper

10 Creative Ways to Celebrate The Lord’s Supper

When it comes to celebrating Communion, is your church stuck in a rut? If you celebrate Communion the same way each time, you run the risk of losing the profound meaning of the experience – especially in our high-tech, visually-oriented and experience-seeking age. Why not shake things up and get your congregation’s attention with one or more of these ideas […]