Painting, dance, song, and drums were elements of artistic expression shared in worship during the May 25-28 Canadian National Gathering of the CRCNA.
A ride-along program of the Grand Rapids (Mich.) Police Department, re-initiated by Christian Reformed Church member Capt. Terry Dixon, matches local clergy with on-duty officers to “build relationships and offer their unique perspectives to the community.”
The more I dive into the parable of the Good Samaritan (Luke 10:25-37), especially into its cultural context, the more I find it challenging.
Indian Matchmaking and Jewish Matchmaking show the efforts of a professional matchmaker to find “soulmates” for the single clients who have hired her.
Two-time Caldecott Medalist Sophie Blackall invites readers to peek through windows and explore the dollhouse-like world of a farmhouse where 12 children were raised.
Since 2019 the CRCNA has been trying again to “reimagine” ministry shares—the money collected from member churches to pay for the running of the denomination and the ministries we hold in common
We need to know that our prayers make a difference, but prayer is not magic or manipulation.
Check out these examples of data that was collected and how that information has been used to improve ministry.
The most important command in the Bible, according to Jesus, begins with the charge to listen up.
Purchased by the American Friends of the ANU, Museum of the Jewish People, Codex Sassoon is one of the earliest and most complete copies of the biblical text.
The 70-year-old Christian Labour Association of Canada is now bargaining collectively for the full-time teaching faculty at Trinity Western University.
If you are not careful, these whisperings might build up to a debilitating depressive episode.
The true story of how a recycling specialist built instruments for the children of a Paraguayan village built on a landfill.
Nicolas Cage stars as a former wild west outlaw who becomes a family man.
These children’s books celebrate Asian American culture, food, and stories.
The success of Keller's Redeemer Presbyterian Church in the heart of New York City as well as his bestselling books made him one of the most influential evangelicals in the U.S.
I can share two non-negotiable characteristics of a healthy, growing church.
A new instrumental worship album provides moments of peace and reflection.
With Chicken Scratch, Ann Byle brings us good fun and meaning-making at the intersection of creative living and our egg-laying friends.
Here are three of my current favorite apps and a bit about why I like them. Search for them online by name if you want to check them out.
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Authenticity means hard work, which is something ChatGPT doesn’t know.
For almost 50 years, Habitat for Humanity has inspired people from different backgrounds—who often can’t agree on anything—to work together for their neighbors’ benefit.
A user-friendly guide to the matters and documents for Synod 2023, to be addressed when the synod convenes June 9-15, 2023 in Grand Rapids, Mich.