The Banner is pleased to sponsor a writing contest on the topic “Why Christianity Still Matters.” We’ll publish the winning essays on the topic in print and/or online and award cash prizes.
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“Sermons a la carte” connects Christians from different traditions once a week throughout Lent.
Members of Trinity Christian Reformed Church in Grandville, Mich., and members of Rosedale Park Baptist Church in Detroit met, talked, and prayed together about race and faith.
In Waterloo, Ont., church members from multiple regions heard from public educators and discussed how to create safer communities.
This adult novel introduces readers to the dark underbelly of the global fashion industry, as well as to the lives of two men who are longing for grace and redemption.
The film version of A Wrinkle in Time suffers under the weight of its own computer-generated imagery and disregards the soul of Madeleine L’Engle’s groundbreaking story.
If I were to become a Christian, it would mean not only changing my religion but changing my whole identity. . . .
I didn’t see it coming, but in hindsight I’m amazed at the opportunities God provides. Let me explain.
Church in the ‘middle of everywhere’ adds new gymnasium to its welcoming spaces, offering basketball and children’s drop-in play to start.
This animated film tells the story of a courageous young girl in Taliban-ruled Afghanistan.
This novel for adults is filled with biblical allusions and covers vast physical and emotional territory.
It’s spring, and that means there’s a lot of building going on.
Having served more than 30 years as a pastor, missionary, chaplain, and counselor, Harry Van Dam, died on Feb. 4 at 86.
A friend of mine in hospice care was obviously struggling when he mentioned the devil and the guilt he felt.
A red heart catches my eye.
Two or three times each year, Christian Reformed churches send representatives to their classis, a regional grouping of churches.
Ben Glenn's presentations aim to help students learn more about themselves and be inspired by God's plan for their lives.
To explore how congregations can play a part in preventing domestic violence and in providing support to people experiencing it,...
Modern worldviews create problems they cannot solve; the Christian story has the power to move us “beyond” the modern age and heal the scars of modernization.
Aha Gazelle chooses to be vulnerable throughout this album, sharing his struggles and questions around faith, racial injustice, and relationships.
A Banner reader sent this review of the first book in The Pastor Maggie Series.
Islam is one of the fastest growing religions in the world. This trend affects our churches. Whether in North American communities or in places around the world, the reality is that Christian Reformed churches can’t ignore their Muslim neighbors. But what does this mean in practice?
This live recording celebrates and is inspired by Scripture and creation.