What do confessing members and officebearers who have previously signed the Covenant for Officebearers do when the Christian Reformed Church changes its confessions, and they no longer agree with the beliefs in the confessions?
When you love God and want to follow God faithfully, you are likely to ask if God might be calling you to be a pastor, missionary, or teacher.
People often say that we should read the Bible to know what God is saying. How do we read the Bible to make decisions that don’t necessarily have a moral answer?
We know that it’s wrong to physically harm people. But is it ever right to hurt people’s feelings for the sake of God’s truth? For instance, Jesus called the Pharisees a “brood of vipers.”
At just about every church leadership event, the first question attendees ask of one another is “How big is your church?”
My husband and I can’t agree on whether we should be cremated or not. Is there any biblical instruction for this?
Leaders in many Christian churches are embracing Enneagram personality typing. I would be very glad to have solidly Reformed feedback on this practice.
How do I live out my vocation when God doesn’t seem to be opening doors for me to do what I feel called to do?
Are there different standards of belief for officebearers and confessing members of the Christian Reformed Church?
As Reformed Christians we know that everything is being redeemed by God—even the giant, sometimes dark and sinister hole we call the internet.
Is Earth sacred? While we may have an obligation to be stewards of creation, is there a danger for Christians of falling into nature worship given some of the language used by those who refer to nature as “sacred”?
Idolatry is indeed a threat—a temptation that Christians ought to resist through the Spirit’s leading.
When we are surveyed, we feel like a number about to be made into a statistic, and often we are.
I was a child of Dutch immigrants in the 1950s, and my adult children are now asking more details about their grandparents, of whom they all have wonderful impressions.
Our Reformed tradition emphasizes a lot of head knowledge when it comes to growing in our faith.
I recently met some friends from church for coffee. They used a cash app to pay and spoke about something called cryptocurrency. Should Christians be adopting these modern financial innovations?
What’s the status of a congregational meeting and a congregational vote—especially when it comes to extending a call to a pastor?
The Bible cautions us not to think more highly of ourselves than we ought.
Prayer is a foundational practice for those seeking to join the Spirit on God’s mission.
I work for a large corporation. Recently I received a bonus in my paycheck. Though I could really use the money, I think it might have been given by mistake. Do I have an obligation to say anything?
It feels as if the CRC is headed for a denominational divorce over LGBTQ+ concerns. Is a church split inevitable?
Our church is filled with retired people. We don’t have many children. How can we minister to the children if there are so few of them?
Besides amazingly fast development to test for and combat COVID, has anything good come out of the pandemic technology-wise?
Our family joined a Christian Reformed church a few years ago. Recently a deacon expressed concern that we were not contributing more to the general fund. It makes me uncomfortable to think that deacons are talking about how much people are giving and whether it is sufficient. Is this what happens in the CRC?