These news stories, features and columns from 2018 made the top 10 in reader engagement, as counted by The Banner’s web analytics software. Thanks for reading!
1 Eating toward Shalom: Why Food Ethics Matters for the 21st-Century Church (Feb. 2018)
In theory and in practice, says philosopher Matt Halteman, eating more mindfully makes sense as an engaged form of discipleship for Christ-followers.
2 Uncomfortable Conversation (July 2018)
Talking about sex is a canonical imperative.
3 Faith and Feminism (May 2018)
Christian feminists reach for a world in which both men and women can flourish.
4 Church/Bible/Doctrine (Nov. 2018)
Henry De Moor’s response to a Big Question on making profession of faith.
5 Faith and Climate Science (Apr. 2018)
For the sake of our witness, our young people, and our world, we must rise above fear, skepticism, or unwarranted optimism.
6 Why I am Christian Reformed (May 2018)
Four members of the CRC explain what the denomination means to them.
7 Why Christianity Still Matters (Oct. 2018)
Showcasing the winners of our first-ever essay contest for college students.
8 Everyone Welcome (Feb. 2018)
Grace Church wants to be known as a welcoming place for all who enter. What can they do to make sure no one is excluded from their welcome?
9 CRC Releases Statement on Forced Family Separation Policy (June 2018)
CRC leaders write that as Christians, we believe that the family is a core component to God’s structuring of society.
10 King's University Responds to Supporters Over LGBTQ Concerns (June 2018)
Following the publishing of newspaper articles describing a changed atmosphere at the Edmonton, Alta., Christian university, the institution responded to concerned church councils.
Bonus: The #1 and #2 articles from previous seasons most-read in 2018 were Can a Christian Really be a Psychologist (March, 2009) and 5 Helpful Websites for Parents Who Want to Know More (Mixed Media, July 2013) Nice to see resources from previous years still being heavily used.