“I wish it need not have happened in my time,” Frodo laments in The Fellowship of the Ring.
The congregation started to rise—just a few at first. No one really knew how people would respond to this new idea: a reminder of our baptism that involved standing up, breaching the intimacy of touch, and having water placed on our foreheads. How comfortable would people be?
From where I stand, I can see a chicken farmer, an entrepreneur, someone who uses a wheelchair, a university professor, an elderly widow, and a homeschooling mom.
Following the loss of their son, a retired sheriff and his wife leave their Montana ranch to rescue their young grandson from the clutches of a dangerous family living off the grid in the Dakotas.
Whether you face dark times or just need a good laugh, this “masterpiece of joy” will show you how to leave a lasting legacy, look up, and laugh again.
A deep dive into the Harry Potter series explores themes within the books.
Indigenous and Native peoples of North America used every part of the buffalo when they killed one. This got me thinking of spiritual matters.
The Banner shares a glimpse of the experience of three women, in New York and in British Columbia, serving in essential health services through the pandemic.
The Vision 2020 team, appointed by the Reformed Church in America’s 2018 General Synod, is making three recommendations to be considered by General Synod 2021.
Established 50 years ago, the Committee for Contact with the Government was shaped by congregations out of a conviction that the Christian Reformed Church had a calling to interact with Canadian society and governments.
Over the course of two nights, Lief presented two talks: “Immigration, Human Dignity, and the Image of God” and “Love God, Honor the Emperor.”
Spurred by a personal relationship with a homeless man who became her co-author, Cathy A. Small takes a compelling look at what it means and what it takes to be homeless.
Readers 8 to 12 encounter amazing and unique role models from both history and today.
Darrel L. Delaney’s “10 Things to Give Up For Lent That Aren’t Diet Coke” and nine other popular articles from the past 12 months. Thanks for reading!
As a Reformed Christian, I cling to the unconditionality of God’s grace, by which my sins are forgiven.
Over my 25 years in ministry, I’ve become increasingly concerned about narcissism in the church. About five years ago, I decided it was time for a serious conversation.
A rock perched on a cliff has lots of potential energy, as does a spring that is tightly wound.
Loving our neighbors means prioritizing the wellbeing of others over our own interests, regardless of the social gap between us.
What do I say to young adults in my family when they say they have left the church because they were hurt by the church?
Worship vocal group Passion, featuring Kristian Stanfill, David Crowder and others, present a stirring first Christmas album.
Soothing album explores the anticipation of Advent, the joy of Christmas, and the expectant hope of Jesus's return
A joyous and celebratory collection of Christmas songs that encompass the excitement and beauty of the season.
A beautiful and joyous Christmas read-aloud for you and your little ones.
Five local churches in Exeter, Ont., shared the story of Christ’s birth in an outdoor, drive-thru style setting. Exeter Christian Reformed Church was the final stop.