A new faith-based series explores the challenges of a female paleontologist in Wyoming Territory of the late 1800s.
A Belmont University professor in Nashville has a particular interest in exploring what is happening in contemporary worship.
The Reformed doctrine of the clarity of Scripture teaches that what is necessary for salvation is clear in Scripture. It does not teach that everything in Scripture is clear and easy to understand.
Christian, oh Christian … What lies are you believing?
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I learned a lesson recently: the art of asking, in the face of seemingly impossible obstacles, “What can I do?” This takes my focus from the barriers to what is possible.
The Reformed Church of America’s Commission on Christian Unity meeting with a delegation of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA in October included CRC pastor Anthony Elenbaas.
Immanuel Christian Reformed Church in Cornwall, Ont., began sponsoring refugee families in 2015 and has grown organically through those connections.
Described as compassionate, affectionate, and generous, Jerry Alferink was a pastor and chaplain who loved preaching. He died Dec. 29 at age 78.
Becky Kennedy, wildly popular parenting expert and creator of @drbeckyatgoodinside, shares her groundbreaking approach to raising kids.
Inspired by true events, when a handshake deal goes sour, funeral home owner Jeremiah O’Keefe (Tommy Lee Jones) enlists charismatic, smooth-talking attorney Willie E. Gary (Jamie Foxx) to save his family business
A book for the tiniest ones all about being grateful, based on Psalm 92—from the team that brought you the bestselling Jesus Storybook Bible.
Gratitude is the primary and default posture of serving in God’s kingdom. But that doesn’t mean it will be easy.
Jason Gray releases a vulnerable album about human frailty and God’s love.
In her second work of fiction, biblical scholar Paula Gooder tells Lydia's story—who she was, the life she lived and her first-century faith—and in doing so opens up Paul's letter to the Philippians.
God designed water to be a super dissolver! In fact, scientists call water a “universal solvent” because it can dissolve more things than any other kind of natural liquid.
- What the CRC Can Learn From a Standout Synodical Committee
Committee 7 gave me a glimpse into a beautiful church: the Christian Reformed Church. These are people who hold a high view of Scripture and the confessions. These are people who love Jesus. They recognized that they have often failed to love as Jesus has called them to love, and by God’s grace they want to do better.
Purity seems to have been reduced to something optional in our modern idea of Christianity. But is it?
When I was first preparing to adopt 14 years ago, I cherished the idea that love was what was most needed. My heart fought back when the instructor of our pre-adoption classes warned that love is not enough.
Sean Nemecek takes Christian leaders on a journey from burnout through recovery and on to spiritual transformation.
The story of Steve Glew, a Midwestern machinist who smuggles rare Pez dispensers from Europe and sells them for thousands, drawing the ire of both U.S. Pez and rival collectors.
Set against the backdrop of WWII, this middle-grade novel in verse presents the perspectives of Claire, a Midwestern girl, and Karl, a German POW who works on Claire’s family farm.