Books to read (and listen to) in the Christmas season and beyond.
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The Bible says God hates “lying lips,” but there are also stories, such as Rahab helping the Israelite spies, where lying seems to be a good thing. So is lying sometimes okay?
In April, Kuyper College in Grand Rapids, Mich., was given a pasul (non-kosher) Torah scroll “to enhance students' interest in the Hebrew language and challenge them to go deeper in their study of the Scripture.”
Inspired by working alongside people in economic difficulty, a member of Bethel Christian Reformed Church in Listowel, Ont., helped create a Bridges Out of Poverty workshop.
In this lyrical novel, a young Canadian woman inherits her grandmother’s house in Scotland.
Christian pop group explores faith, shame, and regret on their sixth album.
Modern worship songs feature solid theological points.
Conflicts, disappointments or boredom can begin to accumulate and you find yourself asking the question: When is it time to leave?
“Trauma, if not dealt with, can fester and grow. It can prevent families from reaching their goals.”
Several denominational employees have made a commitment to attend the fall meetings of CRCNA classes and help with ministry shares conversations.
A searing historical novel of WW2 weaves stories of a mother and daughter.
An ultra-appealing movie for fans of British rom-coms and the Beatles.
The seeds from different grains are food that people and animals can eat.
Recently I started a contracting company with two friends. We fixed the roof of a church and the exterior wall of a house. The church paid promptly. But an elder from the church who owns the house refused to pay the agreed amount.
Those who know more tend to be more humble of their abilities because they are more aware of their own limitations.
When broken people come to churches, they are looking for people who have walked in their shoes. They are seeking a community that becomes a safe place.
Paul Brink, a gentle soul who loved the church and loved God’s word, died on Sept. 17 from complications of Alzheimer’s disease.
Replacing outgoing president Leith Anderson, scholar and pastor Walter Kim will become president of the National Association of Evangelicals, an organization of which the Christian Reformed Church is a member.
An indie release from across the ocean deserves our attention.
How hospitality is at the root of Christian community.
In this empowering novel for middle schoolers, a girl from Indonesia dreams of rising from poverty.
Encounter Church, a Christian Reformed congregation in Kentwood, Mich., developed a young adult-directed discipleship class around themes of expectation, calling, and more.