In order to become “the personal Presence of Christ in the world by the Spirit,” there are indeed a number of shifts that need to happen in a congregation.
Two Christian Reformed congregations in correctional facilities are experiencing different effects of COVID-19 restrictions.
Rev. Taehoo Lee, pastor of the emerging Christian Reformed congregation North Philly Community Church, was the guest speaker in an online missional forum for Korean pastors.
Popular podcast roves through world history and highlights the good, the bad and the ugly.
Agatha Christie makes an appearance as herself in this murder mystery movie that also offers an explanation of her real-life disappearance in 1926.
After an accident sends them back in time, a group of explorers partner with Vikings to save the future in this thrilling audiobook.
Besides being in a constantly highly reactive and responsive mode as governmental directives change by the hour, we are also in constant triage mode.
I now realize the mettle and grit of people like my immigrant parents stemmed organically from their understanding of the nature of life. They knew that suffering isn't an occasional visitor but our home.
A welcome invitation into the deep meaning and mystery of the Lord’s Prayer.
This dreamy sci-fi anthology runs high on emotion and little else
Pastor, professor, writer, translator, editor and Holy Land tour guide, Sierd Woudstra died March 22. He was 92.
Youth groups and children's ministries within Christian Reformed congregations are meeting the challenge of COVID-19 lockdown measures with creativity.
12 Books for Summer Reading 2020
God sings? Who knew? And he sings to us!
I was talking with some senior members of my church the other day. They were asked to give a talk to our high school youth group.
Covid-19 has put public health into practical terms for us today. People everywhere are being asked to think of their communities above themselves and stay home and limit contact with others.
In the Bible, God gave Samson back his power, and Samson used that power to kill himself. Does this mean that sometimes it’s OK to commit suicide?
God’s redemptive work in the lives of three families faced with tragedy.
When a young Jewish woman runs away from her Hasidic community in Brooklyn, her husband and cousin follow her to Germany to bring her home.
A stunning novel following three fierce, unforgettable Southern women in the years leading up to the Great Depression
A veteran memoirist asks would-be writers, “Why not learn to tell your story, in the context of the grander story of God?”
The Table, an emerging Christian Reformed church in Denver, Colo., adapted two spring planting traditions to keep physical distancing protocols amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Eighteen pastors from Christian Reformed churches in Classis Zeeland prepared a recorded prayer service to share with their congregation members at home.
What are we to do when our regular structures of corporate worship have been upended and public gatherings are prohibited?