Parker Palmer’s new book is not intended to be a guide to or a handbook on aging. Rather, it is a prismatic reflection on his own life experience, so much of which is universal and can encourage others on the journey.
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Chris August’s latest offering of soulful pop explores dependence on—and relationship with—God without being preachy.
From delivering Canadian Aboriginal Ministry Committee curriculum to sponsoring walks and crafting their own discussion groups, churches across Canada are approaching the work of reconciliation with Indigenous neighbors.
How can a couple married for 50-plus years keep romance and intimacy alive?
Those of us who have been raised in the tradition of Western Christianity can learn from our fellow Christians in the Eastern Orthodox tradition how to savor the mystery of our faith.
One of the most important theological distinctions—a distinction with vast implications for how we understand God, our world, and ourselves—is the difference between the God who pushes and the God who pulls.
One of our greatest hopes for our friends in Bethania is that they might believe, think, and act outside the myth of scarcity—and live instead into the liturgy of abundance.
Vacation Bible school is a summer staple for many churches and children. But what might VBS for parents look like? Hyung-Jun Kim wondered about that after noticing that parents would drop their children off and just hang around waiting to pick them up.
Christian Reformed Church of St. Joseph, Mich., has celebrated National Night Out—recognizing the service of first responders—with cookouts and thank-you gifts since 2011.
Season 5 of the StartUp podcast puts a new twist on the format. Rather than following a startup business, this season follows a startup church—a new church plant.
A historical novel about Hitler’s assault on the Jews and its repercussions, The Trick also reveals the deep human longing for love, forgiveness, hope, and a place to belong.
Here, I talk to my friends, and in their addictions, I see my own. In their mental battles, mine. In their broken relationships, their endless struggles, their long, slow, slog, mine.
We seek to live faithfully in a hurting, divided, and broken world. It seems, more and more, that being a Christian puts us in a category of being irrelevant, weird, or even hate-mongers.
Banner readers who are in relationship with Muslims who are inquisitive about Jesus will find in Stranger No More a valuable resource.
This picture book is a sweet and timely read with children.
The new international “supergroup” is made up of players who have successful histories in other bands.
Am I alone in grieving every Sunday at the empty pews that were once full?
The next time you reach for a salt shaker, remember that as a follower of Jesus, you are the salt of the earth.
Kaitlyn Rauwerda, 18, a member of Ancaster (Ont.) Christian Reformed Church and four-time national cycling champion, will represent Team Canada in Aigle, Switzerland, August 15 to 19.
Two middle school SERVE sites were among the 25 mission trip opportunities offered by Youth Unlimited this summer.
The Safe Church Ministry “SOS Share our Stories” webpage aims to make room in the Christian Reformed Church for the telling and hearing of painful stories.
This fresh, raw movie is an urgent call to care for children—in our families, in our schools or churches, and anywhere else. A call to show them love wherever we can.
Reader Stephanie Brouwer shares her review of Kristin Sterk’s page-turning memoir.
An unprecedented number of Christian Reformed churches will mark the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church this year, just two years after synod encouraged churches to mark this day.