If sensuality was an obstacle in 2006, it’s a crisis now. And not just for men. This also is an issue for women.
- Reflections on Ash Wednesday and Easter Sunday
Christ descended into the margins, became dust, and died for us.
When Jesus said we would do “even greater things,” what did he mean?
We should not let the issue of abortion blind us to the individual facing an unintended pregnancy decision.
The tree farm I grew up on reminds me that joy and sorrow often mingle, especially during the holidays.
Abruptly, a friendship I viewed as being unbreakable—a mighty oak tree—had been hit by lightning.
The need to love and nurture children who are living away from their biological parents is immense and urgent.
Theologians have made amazing discoveries from Scripture that generously enrich our understanding. But we don’t have to buy all their teachings, because no respectable theologian ever fully agrees with any other.
One area of social life during the COVID-19 pandemic that might have created as much suffering, pain, loss, and helplessness as premature death is the experience of loneliness.
Read the winning essay from this year’s Young Adult Writing Contest.
Read the second-place essay from this year’s Young Adult Writing Contest.
Read the third-place essay from this year’s Young Adult Writing Contest: “Plastic walking sticks and hushed pilgrims poke through the gap where the hermitage’s rock melts into the hillside….”
Read the honorable mention essay from this year’s Young Adult Writing Contest: “Yellowstone and its surrounding towns experienced catastrophic flooding this summer, washing away roads, houses, and any hopes of a normal season funded by tourism.”
In 1956, Ernie Benally was a rarity on the Dordt College campus: a full-blooded Navajo in a world of fair-haired Dutch-American students—and Calvinists at that.
Why is our preaching viewed by some as the promotion and protection of ideals and values we hold sacred and not as the delivery of good news to be discussed?
Among the most notable phenomena we have encountered across the churches we visited was a conspicuous absence of hospitality.
One thing that’s certain about the life of faith is that it’s full of uncertainty.
So much of our quality of life hinges on the conversations we have with ourselves.
I laugh at my attempts to motivate myself, but with my anxiety over the process and the reality that I’m 43 and single, there was no changing the awkwardness of looking for a new church.
Once upon a time there was a girl who grew up in a dysfunctional home.
The relationship between QCRC and the CRC became increasingly difficult in the last decade of founder Paul Szto’s life.
What can Christians do to inhabit this fraught moment in a way that reflects the peace of God, the reconciliation of Christ, and the fruit of the Spirit?
- March 11, 2022| |
We tend to understand our primary options to be either cocooning or combat.