We need to be Christ’s channels of grace and compassion to all in need.
The second person of the Trinity becoming flesh in baby Jesus was not only miraculous—a sign of God’s power—but also astonishing—a sign of God’s humility.
God was more worried about pride than any sexual sin.
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.
I witnessed that spirit of censure and distrust during debates on the floor of synod.
Within 24 hours of Synod 2022’s declaration that its stance on homosexual sex is confessional, I started receiving emails from people lamenting this decision.
Although orthodoxy and orthopraxy are both necessary, I think we have overemphasized them at the expense of orthocardia.
We will always fight over something unless we face and resolve our underlying issues. As far as I can tell, we have collectively ignored them.
Genuine peace requires transformation of hearts and relationships.
Moderates within each party are often the most vulnerable and isolated.
우리가 사랑해야 할 사람들이 얽힌 실제적이고 복잡한 문제까지도 대부분 지식적으로 접근하려는 경향이 있는 것 같습니다.
It seems we have a tendency to approach issues mostly as intellectual problems to be solved even when they involve real, complex people who need to be loved.
우리는 성경 한 구절에서 마음에 드는 절반만 취하고 나머지 절반을 무시할 수 없습니다.
We cannot cherry-pick one half of that verse and ignore the other half.
How do we know if we have domesticated Scripture to feed our spiritual pride? There are at least three major signs.
These facts are only a few in a long list of social ills, conflicts, and challenges God’s people have faced these past few years.
For me, Christian spirituality is holistic because the biblical truth and worldview is holistic.
비록 2013년 보고서에서 다루었을지라도 저는 이러한 두려움들이 얼마나 공개적으로 인식되어왔고 북미주 개혁교회 리더들이 얼마나 투명하게 씨름해왔는지 궁금합니다.
Even though that 2013 report named them, I wonder how much these fears have been openly acknowledged and transparently wrestled with by CRC leaders.
An estimated 150,000 children went through the residential school system, most of them traumatized and abused.
지난 5월 브리티쉬 콜롬비아 캠룹스에 있는 원주민 어린이 기숙학교 부지에서 215구의 무명의 어린이 시체가 묻힌 것이 발견된 소식이 캐나다를 뒤흔들었습니다.
우리가 자부하는 교단 전체의 장점들이 교인 감소 문제를 해결할 수 있다면 지금쯤 다 해결되었어야 하지 않을까요?
If these collective strengths that we pride ourselves on can solve our decline, wouldn’t they have solved it by now?
When through our words we reduce a person made in God’s image into an object of derision in our minds and hearts, we have made them less human.