This intense young adult novel dealing with child abuse and the prison system powerfully calls for a more redemptive way forward for all people.
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The hope-filled memoir of the “napalm girl” attests to the mysterious power of God to turn evil to good.
Because of this year’s prayerful synod, I am hopeful for the Christian Reformed Church.
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.
God opens doors not for those who are strong, creative, or self-sufficient but for those who have little power.
People fleeing a crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo sought shelter in the town of Bunia. Responding churches in Bunia received support from Canadian Christian Reformed Church members.
Robert Graham, with a PhD in sociology from the University of Cincinnati and 10 years experience in higher Christian education leadership, was appointed as president of Redeemer University College in June.
- As a chaplain, Bob Brummel was a listener, a comforter, and a guide to those who were suffering. He died in Grand Rapids on May 9.
Dorhmann’s book offers food for thought regarding the place of sports in our lives.
The Dating Project is an enlightening look at an important part of life that has changed radically in the last decades.
Anshu’s life had been one of uncertainty and instability.
Leon Bridges’ second album finds a voice all his own.
Diana Butler Bass takes a deeper look at gratitude.
This picture book is an inspiring portrait of the ways a librarian continued to serve her students even as they were sent to internment camps.
This documentary reveals the character and vision of Fred Rogers, who saw the image of God in everyone.
Morris Greidanus was a sound and creative preacher who lived with love, wisdom, grace and wit.
Pastor Lloyd Hemstreet leads the Peanut Catechism at Coopersville (Mich.) Christian Reformed Church, an exuberant reciting of Reformed doctrine with lively children ages 3 to 6.
For three years, the Awakening Institute, a summer worship arts camp at Hope College in Holland, Mich., has been helping shape young worship leaders.
Righteous anger at blatant injustice and ungodliness can morph into mere outrage, a cheap adrenaline high damaging to both yourself and others.
We don’t have to discover God’s call on our own. Sometimes God speaks to us through many people over a long period.
God has given us the gift and the power of words; how can we use them redemptively?
A poignant yet magical tale about loss for middle readers.
It’s a Sunday evening, and my friends Bart and Katie are reading the text. They’re reading from the book I am preaching through—Song of Songs—a sacred text filled with lust and longing.
The world is full of things to discover. All you have to do is look and listen! Next time you’re bored, go on one of these “hunts” with your friends or family.