Ideas for Missionary Care

Dear Pastors and Mission Leaders, Greetings in Christ.  Missionary care is a needed topic for discussion.  At a mission leaders conference in January this was one topic that we discussed and where we came up with the below ideas.  Earlier this month at the North...

2024 NCD Conference Resources

Here is a list of downloadable resources from the 2024 North Central District Conference. 2024 Conference Book 2024 Report Book 2024 District Superintendent’s Update 2024 Infographic Updated Strategic Plan North Central Foundation Update NCD Bylaws and Articles...

Be an Anchor Church

Greetings in Christ. In March, I interviewed Tom Pankratz, who is the director of church engagement for GlobalFingerprints. He is looking for Anchor Churches for GlobalFingerprints sites around the world. What he said surprised me. He said that being an Anchor Church...

Reflections On My Approaching Retirement

  It was the summer of 2001 when then-DS Tom Mouw offered me a part-time position as an administrative assistant with the North Central District.  Now, almost 23 years later, as May 31 and full retirement approaches, I’m amazed at the passing of time, and very...