This Banner is heavy on discipleship issues—how we can become more mature followers of Jesus and help others do the same
Body and soul stretching, creating space, groaning, tearing. Life from life, breaking free.
Some weeks ago I made a pastoral call on an elderly believer, one firm in her faith though she suffers a great deal of physical pain.
A few months ago I was sitting around a seminar table with my students.
A Meditation for Lent
Viktor Klemperer was professor of literature at the University of Dresden during the years that led into World War II, and he had the job
"Gospel Glory" by Cornelius Plantinga Jr., August 2004, pp.
BTGH Celebrates 65 Years of Media Ministry
For more than 65 years the Back to God Hour (BTGH) has kept the Christian Reformed
When 12 adults and six children were baptized at a church called The River in Allegan, Mich., Keith Gebben just had to laugh.
Jeff Miller doesn’t mess around with mediocre materials for his 9th- and 10th-grade kids.
This month ushers in major transitions in our denominational leadership.
It was tuesday. My wife’s birthday. We were going out for dinner. Could I take her out for lunch too?
When Christians speak their faith with a Reformed accent, they talk a lot about creation.
I went to a worship service recently that made my ears ring for 24 hours afterward.
At the Beginning of time, the Chief of Spin came to the first woman and asked her a question.
BANNER: So how did you end up in Sin City?
When Our children were young, no summer was considered complete unless it involved an afternoon of throwing rocks.
Q. My pastor talks about spiritual warfare.
If you’re a churchgoer, you’ve undoubtedly found yourself in the middle of a swirling controversy at some point.
I’ve been following the process of Mother Teresa’s journey to official sainthood with interest.
What are you afraid of?
Our 4-year-old granddaughter, Maddie, attends a Montessori preschool.
“What do you think the future of the CRC will be?”
Our denomination publishes an annual directory we call the Yearbook.