Serving for 30 years as a chaplain in the U.S. Army, John Hoogland earned the rank of colonel and in retirement served as an associate pastor. He died Sept. 4 at age 88.
What do confessing members and officebearers who have previously signed the Covenant for Officebearers do when the Christian Reformed Church changes its confessions, and they no longer agree with the beliefs in the confessions?
I could not change or address my problem until I took an honest look at myself and educated myself with the support of others. This was painful.
They weren’t the same people anymore, and they were struggling to love each other well.
What is syncretism, and how do we know when we are guilty of it?
- Church Music and Young Christians Do Go Together
In a world that sees the church floundering in its attempt to engage important questions around racism and LGBT issues, whose principal concern is whether drums or an organ take center stage?
Inspired by their pastor’s sermon on Jesus’ parable of the great banquet, the congregation of ClearView Christian Reformed Church in Oakville, Ont., hosted guests from five community groups to ‘taste the life we were made and meant for.’
Criteria for being on the list include filing for or receiving a religious exemption under Title IX, a civil rights in education law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex.
Recognizing the changing makeup of their neighborhood, the congregation of Lee Street Christian Reformed Church in Wyoming, Mich., turned its annual BASH into a celebration of neighbors’ homelands.
As an officer of Synod 2022, I had a front-row seat to the heightened anxiety from all directions around these weighty matters.
Ten survivalists are dropped off in undisclosed, remote locations (the new season is in Labrador) and equipped with just 10 survival tools, plus camera gear.
For fans of Guess How Much I Love You? and Just Me and My Dad comes a heartwarming story about a son and his papá who love to measure everything, including their love for each other.
An important book for early readers that highlights the beauty of our differences.
- Promoting Confidence in Nigeria Instead of Creating Dependency
Western missionaries in Nigeria have often created unhealthy dependence on mission staff and funding or have started programs that do not have the full support of local believers.
This podcast takes the familiar and obscure stories found in Scripture and, with humor and insight, walks readers through the faith journeys of these biblical figures.
Kevin Adams—experienced CRC pastor and church planter—makes the case that baptism isn’t merely a one-time ceremony but something to be lived and affirmed throughout one’s life.
Congratulations to the winners of our young adult writing contest sponsored by Multiplication Network Ministries ! This year’s theme is “What Gives You Hope?” We could always use a reminder of our hope in God.
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.
Get some of our top picks for reading, watching, and listening in September 2022.
When you love God and want to follow God faithfully, you are likely to ask if God might be calling you to be a pastor, missionary, or teacher.
A week’s worth of celebratory activities marked 150 years of “God’s grace, goodness, and faithfulness” for Vogel Center Christian Reformed Church in McBain, Mich.
I signed up to volunteer with the resettling agency, remembering how I had been surrounded by immigrants daily as I navigated the streets of New York City.