I’m a boomer who has started to use emojis. Is that a bad thing?
If God loves the world (John 3:16), why are we told not to love the world (1 John 2:15)?
What is cultural appropriation? Why is it wrong? How do we avoid it?
My teen is always coming up with foolish ideas, and we end up arguing endlessly. Any thoughts on how to break the cycle?
Many young families have enrolled their children in various sports programs, which are healthy but often conflict with Sunday church services. Consequently, we don’t see these families in church often. What can be done? How should the church handle this?
What is the primary role of the church in God’s mission?
Does God want us to create computers with artificial intelligence even though he gave us perfectly good brains to do the work ourselves?
Our Christian Reformed church called a minister from the Reformed Church in America, and the RCA church in town called a CRC minister. Is that allowed?
My college-aged children seem to focus mostly on hobbies. I want them to find joy and fulfillment, but I’m concerned about their ability to pay their bills in the future. How do I bring up my concerns with them?
James 2:26 (“Faith without deeds is dead”) seems to contradict Galatians 2:16 (we are “justified by faith in Christ and not by the works of the law”).
In my 95 years of attending Christian Reformed churches, I have almost never heard a CRC pastor include an invitation to commit to Jesus or offer any follow-up for those who might be seeking. Why?
I have been to places (concerts, fireworks, city streets) where a person is yelling out the gospel to the sinners walking by.
Relationships can withstand tremendous amounts of hard truths, but they collapse quickly under the weight of deception.
Why do some Christians who are generally opposed to abortion allow for abortion in the case of pregnancy due to rape? Isn’t that a double standard?
We need to know that our prayers make a difference, but prayer is not magic or manipulation.
Here are three of my current favorite apps and a bit about why I like them. Search for them online by name if you want to check them out.
Are officebearers in the Christian Reformed Church required to teach only penal substitutionary atonement theory, or may they explain other atonement theories?
Is it to send out applications one at a time and wait? Or send a bunch until I find something?
We know from Scripture that Christians are commanded to forgive. But is it always required, even in situations of abuse or violence?
These prayers involve asking, listening, and acting—perhaps not what first comes to mind when we think of the call to pray.
Our children are visual learners, but so much in our worship and church programming is word-based. What's a parent to do?
Our children look to us as their example for how to live. Through us, they discern a model for how to live as broken people in a broken world.
I’m hearing a lot about the artificially intelligent ChatGPT these days. Should I pay attention?
There are important context clues to help us understand this phrase.