We as a Christian community benefit when silence is broken.
“Purity in the hands of a holy God is a powerful instrument.”
Change is rarely ever easy or painless. However, I am certain that there was never any ill intent on anyone’s part.
When you take leftovers home, they’re almost always given in Styrofoam containers that can’t be recycled. What’s the most stewardly option?
Riveting faith-based historical fiction envelops readers in the aftermath of Chicago’s Great Fire.
A cynical journalist’s life changes when he writes a profile of the beloved Mr. Rogers.
Ireland’s Christian band We Are Messengers releases its vulnerable second album.
I see the discipline of Lenten fasting more as an opportunity to refocus our values, a regular reminder of our spiritual callings through giving up something we take for granted.
At any given moment, there are members of the Christian Reformed Church in North America who are praying.
Hoping to draw people together out of the cold for a “family-friendly community event,” Georgetown CRC in Hudsonville, Mich., built an 18-hole miniature golf course through its hallways and open spaces.
An effervescent podcast from NPR arts commentators highlights the best in movies, TV shows, books, and music.
Coldplay preaches a message of love for the poor and oppressed.
I set my bike on the ground and trotted over to the truck. Inside, a man was sitting upright behind the wheel, his head on his chest, his hands hanging limp in his lap. Something needed doing, but where to begin?
Have you ever wondered why most animals have tails? What are they for? Just what do tails do anyway?
Moral virtue is at once something that God produces in us and at the same time something we need to work at. Moral character, in other words, is a work in progress.
Recent restructuring to delineate the U.S. and Canada Corporations of the Christian Reformed Church has led to some interim changes to ministry directorship, announced Thursday.
A mysterious bounty hunter goes on the run after saving a child’s life.
Lenten devotions by a Banner contributor draw parallels between the Old and New Testaments.
Lenten devotions from Genesis to Revelation.
Can there be a morality or theology to the structures and systems of language?
The founder of L’Arche International, a charity which creates communities of shared lives between people with and without intellectual disabilities, died last May. According to findings of an investigation just released, he abused at least six non-disabled women between 1970 and 2005.
The Council of Delegates met Feb. 18-21 in Grand Rapids, Mich. Acting on behalf of synod, the annual leadership meeting of the CRC, between the meetings of synod, it took action on several issues.
A week after his surprising resignation as executive director of the Christian Reformed Church, Steven Timmermans spoke to The Banner.
The Christian Reformed Church’s Council of Delegates reviewed a theological paper it had requested, but returned the task for “broader cultural input.”