Spiritual Growth Resources

Here are some articles and resources about spiritual growth from pastor Mark Brouwer. Mark is author of the Solid Foundation Journal, contributing author of The Christian Handbook of Abuse, Addiction, and Difficult Behavior and The Ministry Essentials Bible, and of the forthcoming Thriving Leaders: spiritual essentials for changing the world without wrecking your life.


Articles about Addiction and Recovery



Christian Reformed Church

The official website of the Christian Reformed Church of North America, the denomination with which Loop Christian Ministries is associated. The CRC is very active in the work of church planting, because it is the best way to reach new people for Christ. New churches are starting all over North America, reaching people from many different faith, ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds. Christian Reformed Home Missions provides leadership for this work. Christian Reformed World Missions exists to glorify God by leading the CRC to respond obediently to our Lord's commission to witness to the good news of God's Kingdom and make disciples of all nations. The Christian Reformed World Relief Committee provides relief to those in need in Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas. The Back to God Hour is the electronic media ministry of the CRC. Calvin College in Michigan is the official college of the CRC. Trinity Christian College in Illinois and Dordt College in Iowa are also supported by CRC churches and members.


Chicago Semester

Chicago Semester is an off-campus program rooted in the Christian faith. The program challenges students to integrate their personal, professional and public lives through internships, academic seminars and urban experience.

SJOM

Loop Church seeks the welfare of the city in cooperation with San Jose Obrero Mission. There are many opportunities for engagement. Contact the church office for more info.

Crossroads Bible Institute

Equipping the church to reach people in prison everywhere, preparing them for re-entry, with the truth of God's Word and the love of God's people!

Chicago Christian Counseling Center

Providing Christ-centered counseling at our six Chicagoland locations for people in emotional pain. We think and care about the hurting people in our communities.

FaithStreams

FaithStreams, a service of Faith & Values Media, offers hundreds of videos and articles on faith-related subjects. Information is available on different faiths, religious holidays, faith in relation to world events and news and how faith intersects with pop culture.