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.”
The Christian Reformed Church’s Council of Delegates has formed a team to work through organizational change precipitated by structural changes to the U.S. and Canadian Corporations of the CRCNA.
Colin P. Watson, Sr., director of ministries and administration of the Christian Reformed Church since 2015, is now active executive director, having been appointed following the resignation of Steven Timmermans.
As the head pastor, I welcomed the church’s birth in 1994 and presided over its closing in 2015.
The Christian Reformed Church’s Council of Delegates has adopted “ReFrame Ministries: God’s Story. Today’s Media.” as the new name for the denominational media ministry, pending synod approval.
The Christian Reformed Church’s Centre for Public Dialogue is monitoring expected Canadian legislation regarding Medical Assistance in Dying and encouraging advocacy for protection of vulnerable communities.
At its February meeting, the COD endorsed a proposal by leadership and diversity director Denise Posie for recognizing the 25th anniversary of women’s ordination in the CRC.
A daily podcast hosted by author, pastor, and teacher David Platt.
From Geisel Honor–winning author/illustrator Paul Meisel comes Anna & Samia, the true story of a wildlife conservationist and the baby rhinoceros she adopts.
God has always been interested in getting to the heart of the matter (pun intended), so why don’t we move away from the externals as well?
Five books about women who changed the world for the better, from the ancient deacon Phoebe, to mathematicians and pioneers.
My church no longer reads the Ten Commandments in worship. Isn’t hearing the Commandments an important part of our faith formation?
Restructuring at the denominational governance level will see only ecclesiastical matters considered by the full Council of Delegates. Operational matters will be addressed separately on each side of the border.
A true-science memoir of the author’s own family's unsettling legacy of hereditary cancer.
A group of diverse singers songwriters offer songs about what it means to be a neighbor.
Philosopher Bernard Williams coined the term “moral luck” to describe circumstances where moral praise or blame is granted to a person because of circumstances beyond their control.
Faith-based think tank Cardus is developing the Faith in the Future network—an initiative to see young leaders of different faiths build a capacity for publicly living their faith in Canadian society.
Maranatha Fellowship CRC in Farmington, N.M., broadcasts its pastor’s weekly sermons over the airwaves of a local radio station. It's a ministry that began because of one church member more than 10 years ago.
Steven Timmermans, executive director of the Christian Reformed Church in North America, resigned his post, effective Feb. 20, 2020. Colin Watson, current director of denominational ministries, has been appointed by the Council of Delegates as acting executive director.