There’s something alluring about seeing your words in print. Nigh intoxicating.
An attractive young woman is put on a diet by her doctor.
How do we deal appropriately with a sister denomination about which we have concerns (see “Don’t Turn Away,” p.
An article in the January 2006 Banner titled “Going to the Extreme” carried interviews with several people who engage in high
Formerly “Q&A,” this column is devoted to answering a broad range of questions
relating to Christian faith and life.
I am a patient at the Christian Rest Home. Back spasms and polymyalgia interfered with my independent living.
His eyes open each morning
to the same lines, the same dots
in the ceiling.
The same fluorescent lights.
A No. 2 pencil can write approximately 45,000 words. That’s a lot of writing.
NO, THE BANNER is not going to the dogs. Just this page.
Joking apart, my wife, Margo, and I have accepted a call extended by West End Christian Reformed Church in Edmonton, Alberta.
A collector of rare books ran into an acquaintance who told him he’d just thrown away a worn Bible he’d found in a dusty, old
Instead of the usual “In My Humble Opinion” column on this page, you'll find many voices speaking in reaction to Synod 2
The news report on my car radio announced that the towers had fallen and that there was further mayhem at the Pentagon.
As a growing boy I was good at playing marbles in our Detroit neighborhood.
BULLYING: the word evokes memories in almost everyone who hears it.
Did you ever find money on the sidewalk? Pretty exciting, isn’t it?
Formerly “Q&A,” this column is devoted to answering a broad range of questions relating to Christian faith and life.
A friend, recently and tragically bereaved, wrote me of the tears that came upon her during a chapel service at her daughter’s scho
Synod 2006 and Women
Sometimes when I’m sitting at my computer, my 3-year-old daughter, Mary, climbs onto my lap.
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Your July Banner came late so we could catch you up on the latest news from Synod 2006, the Christian Reformed Church’s annual lead
Thank you, Mark Brouwer, for your thoughtful and enlightening article “The Emerging Church” (June
Would you like to see something really neat? Then check out a honeybee’s knees.