I always feel kind of uptight and tense when I visit high schools. This time is certainly no exception. I arrive just as the bell rings.
When it comes to racial and ethnic diversity in the Christian Reformed Church, these are the best of times—and the worst of times.
Twelve years ago my wife, Coby, and I found ourselves facing some of the most significant crossroads and challenges of our lives.
When we decided to send our three children to a Christian day school, we weren’t operating under the influence of “CRC auto-
The president of the university where I worked as a campus minister once told me about a call he received from an irate parent:
Some weeks ago I made a pastoral call on an elderly believer, one firm in her faith though she suffers a great deal of physical pain.
- January 18, 2011|
"Gospel Glory" by Cornelius Plantinga Jr., August 2004, pp.
I went to a worship service recently that made my ears ring for 24 hours afterward.
At the Beginning of time, the Chief of Spin came to the first woman and asked her a question.
If you’re a churchgoer, you’ve undoubtedly found yourself in the middle of a swirling controversy at some point.
This article is an attempt to share the experience of a relative newcomer moving from the margins to the mainstream—or to be more p
I was 14. Going to Church in Canada sure was different.
Thousands of amazing things are going on in just one drop of your blood.
- Father, Son, or Holy Spirit—to whom should we pray?
My phone rings. It’s Jack, a member of my congregation.
Tov shem mishemen tov. Go ahead, try that on your tongue. It’s a clever play on words.
- An Armchair Tour of the CRC
If you think the Christian Reformed Church is mostly made up of people just like you, think again.
Last week a colleague walked into one of our offices and asked, “Just how important is reading the Bible?” The response: &ldq
- A few things to keep in mind
When I was a child, you could tell where people lived by the churches they went to: everyone went to the church that was closest to them.
No one knows why things went so wrong.
Some time ago a friend at work handed me a promotional copy of a book that had arrived in our office mail.