Fresh Start for your Missions

Dear Pastors and Mission Leaders, Greetings in Christ. January is a good time to look ahead and begin to think about what you would like to see happen with missions in your church. What is the next step that you can take? What would be a fresh start for your mission...

Ideas for Christmas

Greetings in Christ. December is a wonderful month to end the calendar year by caring for your missionaries and growing your mission team. How can you bless your missionaries and your mission team this month? Discuss with your mission team what you can do for your...

2023 Fall Teaching Conference Recap

  After a year’s hiatus, the North Central District’s Fall Teaching Conference kicked off in a big way. We invited Dr. Scott Manetsch, the Chair of the Church History Department and Professor of Church History at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. He shared...

Persecution of Christians

The first Sunday of November is the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church. Each year I remind churches to pray in November for persecuted Christians. You can pray, you can preach, you can show a video, and you can show a power-point. In July 2023, John...

NCD Strategic Plan

Our family of churches exists to glorify God by multiplying transformational churches among all people. Believing we are better together, our district seeks to serve pastors, church leaders, and churches as they pursue this calling. Updated in 2023, this strategic...