Until we learn and agree on the rules, I’d suggest we err on the side of revealing less about ourselves online—to a smaller and more trustworthy group—and behave online like we do in person.
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What is the role of self-denial in a Christian perspective on calling?
Are commissioned pastors allowed to perform the same tasks as ministers, such as administering the sacraments and performing weddings and funerals?
How can evangelism and social justice work together to promote the gospel?
Our church leadership is talking about faith milestones. What are they, and why should we be interested?
#MeToo movement has highlighted women who have experienced sexual harassment or assault. Aren’t Christians supposed to forgive rather than demand justice?
Many activities that were once forbidden by the church (card playing, dancing, and movie attendance) are now considered fine. But the Bible does not change. Are these changes biblical?
Christians should be aware of the effects of our lifestyles.
Online commenting is the latest and most efficient way we allow ourselves to be set up against each other.
Am I called to remain in my existing occupation, or am I called to forsake it for new opportunities for...
I made profession of faith many years ago as a young teenager, but it was group pressure that made me do it.
It is a mistake to assume that just because a lesson is for young children it can be theologically neutral.
On the one hand, some connections are established more easily and quickly now that the smartphone replaced the telephone...
Here are six films, from the very old to the recent, that are worth watching.
According to one polyamory website, a polyamorous relationship is “a romantic relationship where the people in the relationship agree that it’s okay for everyone to be open to or have other romantic partners.”
Three or four years ago, I started to notice people beginning their spoken sentences with “so...”
How do I discern between God’s calling and my own—or even other people’s—sinful ambitions?
Shouldn’t the Christian Reformed Church be establishing closer ties with A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians (ECO)?
What does it mean to “give back to Caesar what is Caesar’s”?
We need to discern between right and wrong, good and evil. That is not optional. Neither is holding people accountable for their actions.
How can a couple married for 50-plus years keep romance and intimacy alive?
Am I alone in grieving every Sunday at the empty pews that were once full?
How do we effectively teach church school when kids have different levels of Bible knowledge?
I feel torn among the demands of my family, work, and church. How can I find a balance in using my time wisely?