Chapelle Ste-Marthe: Deep Christian spirituality and a passion for God’s love and justice in Montréal

The current religious landscape of Québec, Canada is one of duality, dominated by the historic Roman Catholic Church and the growing secularism that got its start in the Quiet Revolution of the 1960s and 1970s.  Before this binary dynamic took hold, indigenous faiths were practiced first by the Kanien’kha:ka, Haudenosaunee, Anishinabeg, and Algonquin peoples living … Continue reading Chapelle Ste-Marthe: Deep Christian spirituality and a passion for God’s love and justice in Montréal

WHOSOEVER: “God did not create you to hate you”

The Greater Kansas City region is the most compact regional ministry of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the United States and Canada. There are open and affirming congregations as well as places of worship where most of the members are people of color (POC). But before 2017, if you were searching for a faith community of … Continue reading WHOSOEVER: “God did not create you to hate you”

Disciples church uses radical acceptance for drug misuse recovery, support for adults with intellectual disabilities

When you cross the Ambassador Bridge from Detroit, MI to Windsor, ON, you may think that you’re leaving behind the Motor City and entering a quaint Canadian town. But as residents of Windsor know, that assumption couldn’t be farther from the truth. While its American neighbor to the south garners more of the attention for … Continue reading Disciples church uses radical acceptance for drug misuse recovery, support for adults with intellectual disabilities

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Restore and Rewind

When it comes to church, we have a lot of negative tapes playing in our heads: “Church is judgmental.”“Church is hypocritical.”“They think they’re better than everyone else.” It’s time for restoration. Time to rewind the tape. New Church Ministry is dedicated to fostering faithful communities marked by deep Christian spirituality and a passion for God’s love … Continue reading Restore and Rewind

Aging Florida Congregation Reignites with Merger

When Pastor Drake Cromer-Moore became pastor of First Christian Church of Gainesville, FL in 2021, he faced a daunting challenge. The church, founded in 1921, was down to eight active members – average age 75 – trying to support a costly campus in Gainesville. Still, Pastor Drake knew that God was not quite finished with the … Continue reading Aging Florida Congregation Reignites with Merger