How can a couple married for 50-plus years keep romance and intimacy alive?
This category was previously called Departments.
One of the most important theological distinctions—a distinction with vast implications for how we understand God, our world, and ourselves—is the difference between the God who pushes and the God who pulls.
One of our greatest hopes for our friends in Bethania is that they might believe, think, and act outside the myth of scarcity—and live instead into the liturgy of abundance.
Here, I talk to my friends, and in their addictions, I see my own. In their mental battles, mine. In their broken relationships, their endless struggles, their long, slow, slog, mine.
Am I alone in grieving every Sunday at the empty pews that were once full?
The next time you reach for a salt shaker, remember that as a follower of Jesus, you are the salt of the earth.
How do we effectively teach church school when kids have different levels of Bible knowledge?
Divorce rocked my world when my spouse left me. Now, as my 30s draw to a close, I’m alone and a single parent—certainly not by choice
He wrote, “While the church is shrinking in North America, globally the church is growing.”
After a short conversation—with me communicating via a computerized voice machine and using a wheelchair for mobility—the man turned his back on me and asked Eric, “So . . . do you take care of her?”
The room was quiet as the two men shared their stories. Both told of heartbreak and loss.
Because all of us are capable of all kinds of evil, we need to prepare in advance so that we can make safe environments to focus on the gospel of Jesus Christ.
In November of 2016, my sister was diagnosed with breast cancer after a routine mammogram.
In our present context, discipleship means a long-term commitment to obey the commands of Jesus: to model our lives after him, allowing ourselves to be changed as we journey so that we may become like him in character.
Because of this year’s prayerful synod, I am hopeful for the Christian Reformed Church.
God opens doors not for those who are strong, creative, or self-sufficient but for those who have little power.
Righteous anger at blatant injustice and ungodliness can morph into mere outrage, a cheap adrenaline high damaging to both yourself and others.
The world is full of things to discover. All you have to do is look and listen! Next time you’re bored, go on one of these “hunts” with your friends or family.
Ever since these four days, every time I read Psalm 8, I see the Drakenstein Mountains and the faces of these African entrepreneurs.
The abundant life God extends to us in Jesus Christ is much more than a personal holiness of avoiding overt sins.
How can we know for sure that Jesus existed?
If my prayer is answered, I want to plant a church in my parents’ hometown so that I can share the gospel with everyone. I want to tell people there is a Home far more precious than our own hometowns.
We say it takes a village to raise a child, so what do we do when we no longer live in villages?
Uncombed gray hair falling down over wild eyes. The stench of the streets on unkempt clothes. He ordered coffee and sat in the booth next to me.