It hurts to be unknown while being singled out only for my disabilities. And it is this feeling of being unknown that I want to use as a catalyst for change and personal growth.
An increasing number of Christian Reformed Church pastors are bivocational, earning income from both pastoring and a different job.
Whitehead’s gripping prose and a cast of memorable characters make this short novel a devastating but powerful read.
Founder of the Carolina Chocolate Drops wrestles with pain, loss and hope in her third solo album.
Meet this year’s candidates for Minister of the Word. For the first time, some are anonymous.
In the Canadian band’s last album, they say goodbye and explore endings of all kinds.
Noted New York Times columnist imagines life lived as a gift to others.
One of the Clinton 12 writes a searing yet spiritually powerful memoir in various poetic forms.
Stories of a previous generation help the next to see the flesh and blood of humanity.
Eastern Avenue Christian Reformed Church, in Grand Rapids, Mich., piloted a program with Trillium Institute to equip members to serve fellow congregants experiencing life-changing illnesses.
Missionary, pastor and social worker with a heart for the Lord, Ryan Veeneman died on May 30. He was 65.
Members of Calvin Christian Reformed Church in Grand Rapids, Mich., and Beaverdam (Mich.) CRC are experimenting with community cookouts—inviting the neighbors to meet, eat, and be a part of something.
On July 9, a network of faith leaders released a statement, signed by more than 100 people, calling for three specific actions by the United States in relations with Iran. Christian Reformed Church director of ministries Colin Watson was one of the signatories.
The Christian Academy in Japan, a suburban Tokyo school founded in 1950 with Christian Reformed World Missions (now Resonate) as a founding partner, is investigating 66 cases of alleged past abuse of students at the school.
The Afters brew up a vulnerable, hopeful sixth album.
A silly but fun new installment in the Men in Black franchise would make a good family movie night.
This summer you might enjoy swimming in your neighborhood pool or in a lake. But it’s not a good idea to go swimming in a swamp! The dark, muddy waters of a swamp are not be the best place for people to swim. But it is home for hundreds of creatures who love swimming in swamps.
How do we curb the ability of individuals to take the Bible and seem to use it to advance any and every idea and agenda?
Narrated by the author, Michelle Obama’s Becoming audiobook still delivers.
Boys ages eight to twelve are gently steered in practicing a vital prayer life.
The Franciscan Richard Rohr challenges believers to go beyond their Western conceptions and consider Christ anew.
Mango Moon shows what life is like from a child’s perspective when a parent is deported.
A veteran of World War II who pastored five Christian Reformed congregations and preached until his 90th birthday, Harry Arnold died June 16.
Pastor Justin Carruthers in Abbotsford, B.C. was glad to have his head shaved after church members rose to the challenge of bringing their Bibles to church. “It is imperative ... that everything that I say from the pulpit is weighed and measured against the holy words of Scripture,” he said.