Rest, whether it’s sleeping or just taking a break, is important for our physical and spiritual health.
Our Christian Reformed church called a minister from the Reformed Church in America, and the RCA church in town called a CRC minister. Is that allowed?
If we use our imagination, it’s possible to see loon calls as symbols of our calls to and from God. The more I explore them, the more similarities I see.
My college-aged children seem to focus mostly on hobbies. I want them to find joy and fulfillment, but I’m concerned about their ability to pay their bills in the future. How do I bring up my concerns with them?
God himself is beauty, and God creates beautiful things.
Confused and disoriented, he was making his way home from the grocery store.
James 2:26 (“Faith without deeds is dead”) seems to contradict Galatians 2:16 (we are “justified by faith in Christ and not by the works of the law”).
During our drive to church, I peeked at the picture a few times. It brought a smile to my face each time.
When dealing with family trauma, should Christians choose self-preservation or self-denial?
Understanding what we have in common helps me not only to understand my own cognitive function, but to better support those living with dementia.
If I could capture the time I have spent driving to appointments and occupying medical offices, it would amaze me how much it adds up.
In my 95 years of attending Christian Reformed churches, I have almost never heard a CRC pastor include an invitation to commit to Jesus or offer any follow-up for those who might be seeking. Why?
So, if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed.
Being welcoming means regularly asking the question: If I’m speaking to someone who has never read the Bible or been to church, would they understand what I’m saying?
I looked at it as an opportunity to assess what needs were being met and to ask, were we providing an important experience for our congregation and neighborhood?
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Now the pandemic has eased. It seems timely to reflect on the proper place of online worship in the life of the church. How should God’s people employ this technology?
I have been to places (concerts, fireworks, city streets) where a person is yelling out the gospel to the sinners walking by.
Examples abound of good folks getting mired in heartache while people with questionable character rack up wins.
Pagans understand there is a spiritual world.
I am curious as to why Jesus, in this instance, chose to emphasize love, rather than faith or belief, as the key to salvation.
Relationships can withstand tremendous amounts of hard truths, but they collapse quickly under the weight of deception.
Why do some Christians who are generally opposed to abortion allow for abortion in the case of pregnancy due to rape? Isn’t that a double standard?
Some have called this tournament the greatest week in baseball.