We gulp this brew down like poison. Someone needs to be blamed if we’re to make sense of this brokenness. Right?
Perhaps this discussion is unfamiliar, but this pattern is well-worn and dangerous. If we are not tethered to the history of controversy, we start to long for a world that never existed.
The Canadian Ministries Team of the Christian Reformed Church in North America has granted denominational staff in Canada four extra days off this year, added to holiday weekends between August and December. Similar time off is proposed for U.S. staff.
How do we engage people with whom we have deep disagreements about important matters of religious convictions, political commitments, or moral lifestyles?
As people deal with the impacts of the pandemic and civil unrest, many Christian leaders, organizations and churches are providing resources to care for members’ mental, as well as spiritual and physical, health.
The Christian Reformed Church in North America Canada Corporation met for a half-day in July to further discuss the governance restructure.
The former editor in chief of the acclaimed magazine Christianity Today offers a compelling look at the state of evangelicalism and hope for the future.
The beloved Chilean author of House of Spirits returns with a sumptuous historical novel about the Spanish Civil War and unrest in South America.
This documentary traces the origins of the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act by profiling Camp Jened, a summer camp for teens with disabilities.
Youth Unlimited adapted its annual summer mission trips due to the COVID-19 pandemic. About half the usual number of churches signed up for SERVE@Home, but even some of those plans had to change.
Two or three times each year, Christian Reformed churches send representatives to their classis, a regional group of churches. Here is the report of classis meetings of the past few months.
In the days and weeks after these losses, he waited. He waited for his church to reach out. He waited to hear from the elders. He waited for his pastors to visit.
Bob the Chihuahua sets out on a dangerous journey in search of his long-lost sister with the help of his two best friends, Ivan and Ruby, in this sequel to The One and Only Ivan.
Worship album comforts listeners facing anxiety and fear amid COVID-19 pandemic.
Although some support programs are in place in the churches, we are called to reach out to the communities and develop initiatives that are available to everyone.
A 25-minute weekly podcast from Elisa Morgan and Eryn Eddy encourage women in their faith.
In 1950s New Mexico, a switchboard operator and a DJ receive a message from beyond the stars.
The Confederate flag serves as a portal through which non-Southern white people can project their own guilt of racial bias onto the Southerner.
Two pastors in Ontario and one in Wisconsin talk about the experience of reopening their churches for in-person worship after widespread closures to keep people socially distanced during COVID-19.
We share the stories that don’t get heard or magnified anywhere else.
Immanuel CRC members Mike Earls and Gerry Gysbers in Hamilton, Ont., often take their band Deservedly So into local nursing homes to perform for residents. During COVID-19, they’ve kept the sing-along going with an online concert.
In the midst of all of this change and societal chaos, the church is standing tall.
For Carol Van Ess-Dykema, the work of World Renew is quite simple: loving the world through more than just words.
An alcoholic gets a shot at redemption when he coaches his alma mater’s basketball team.