The fact that more people—almost 200 more—participated in this year’s survey is heartening. Check out some of the results here.
In the May print issue, we published an ad for the group Better Together: A Third Way, which drew some reactions and criticisms. I would like to respond to those concerns.
I received an unexpected letter in the mail in mid-January.
These choices are based on our entries to the Evangelical Press Association and the Associated Church Press awards competitions.
Thirteen of the 25 most-accessed online Banner stories in 2022 had to do with Synod 2022, which recommended the human sexuality report and declared that “unchastity” includes homosexual sex.
I think it is time to publicly reply to these questions about why we publish articles on issues where the denomination disagrees to benefit a wider audience.
What goes into reporting from synod? Glad you asked!
I know what we do online is tracked one way or another but what does The Banner know about me?
One recurring question I get as its editor in chief is whether The Banner will ever consider going entirely digital, forgoing its print form.
Let’s look back one last time to some of our best from 2021.
Beginning Jan. 1, 2022, The Banner will close the online commenting function on its website.
It’s important to us to share worthy letters with our general readership on the Reply All page.
I was hesitant to write this blog because I was afraid it might come across as bragging.
“An independent, nonprofit, and award-winning source of global news on religion, spirituality, culture, and ethics,” Religion News Service is a helpful way to keep Banner readers informed.
Here are the past eight movie reviews we’ve run in The Banner, plus a note from me about my rationale for assigning, writing, or accepting a pitch for the review.
Some think we have double standards or even some sort of reverse discrimination. The real reason, however, is a lot more innocuous.
The more funds we can raise through advertising and donations, the less we need to rely on ministry shares.
Anyone who wants The Banner can get it for free, regardless of denominational membership. But they have to ask for it.
I frequently field questions about The Banner’s varying ways of writing about death, so here’s the scoop.
So many books, so little time, right? How do we narrow it down?
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The Christian Reformed Church offers a breadth of ministry today that is practically unheard of for a denomination of our size.
In the past, The Banner used to have an entire page of reader-submitted jokes.
Telling the church what the church is doing is the job of The Banner news editors and correspondents.
We share the stories that don’t get heard or magnified anywhere else.