Resolved at a scaled-back General Convention July 8-11, the move comes as U.S. Interior Secretary kicks off a national tour listening to the stories of survivors of American Indian boarding schools in the United States.
Americans are increasingly willing to only support politicians that share their views on abortion, according to a new survey.
Rock Rapids (Iowa) Christian Reformed Church celebrated its 100th anniversary June 25, 2022.
The Rev. Oleksiy Zavada, a Greek Catholic priest in Ukraine, discusses funerals, parish life, and ministering amidst war.
A pastor and minister of outreach, Kwan Yiu Timothy Chan was tenacious in his service to people and to God. He died June 8 at age 71.
Eastern Avenue Christian Reformed Church rejected Jim Lucas in 1998, declining to offer a call for his ministry to LGBTQ people. In May 2022 the congregation formally apologized and welcomed Lucas home.
Known for his authenticity and passion for justice, pastor and missionary Gerald Hogeterp died June 16 at age 80.
The cultural enrichment committee of Wyoming, Mich., was looking for a place for the city to hold its annual Juneteenth celebration. Dana Knight, a committee member, also found a new church home.
In June 2021 Pastor Joel Ringma put out a video request to his Terrace (B.C.) Christian Reformed Church community: consider registering as a living donor for a congregant who needs a kidney. One year later Ringma was the match undergoing surgery along with recipient Chad MacDonald, now recovering.
A church plant grown out of Redeemer CRC in Sarnia, Ont., is testing out what a church can look like when it’s only online.
A pastor and chaplain who had a passion for meeting people and spreading the gospel, John Van Hemert died May 26 at age 85.
John Malestein, a distinguished Calvin Theological Seminary alumnus, “lifted up Jesus Christ in everything.” He died May 31 at age 98.
The data, which will be available online for free, comprises more than 2,700 requests sent to the Vatican by Jews persecuted by the Nazi regime.
Lloyd VanderKwaak, who has served as volunteer facilitator of the Christian Reformed Church’s joint ministry agreement process, has been named interim chief administrative officer in the denomination’s Office of General Secretary.
What does Synod 2022’s declaration that the church's historic stance on same-sex relationships has confessional status mean for members, pastors, and congregations who have been moving in a different direction?
At a church council meeting June 27, Neland Avenue Christian Reformed Church’s elders, deacons, and pastors determined not to rescind the appointment of a same-sex married deacon, as the CRC’s synod had ordered them to do.
After nearly 50 years, Roe v. Wade, the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that legalized abortion nationwide, is no more.
Consejo Latino, the Christian Reformed Church’s network of Hispanic pastors, is celebrating the formation of the Hispanic Reformed Theological Seminary in Miami.
At its annual meeting, the Southern Baptist Convention considered expelling Saddleback Church for violating a ban on women pastors. The matter was not settled.
The Meeting House, with locations across Southern Ontario, is attempting to address exposed abuse by former pastors. Lead pastor Bruxy Cavey was charged May 31. Three others have been accused or convicted of sexual crimes.
For the first time in three years, the CRC’s synod was finally able to meet face to face, but debates and votes on issues around human sexuality show a deeply divided denomination.
After ruling that seven minutes of the official recording of the June 16 morning session of Synod 2022 should be excised from the public version of that recording, officers of Synod 2022 reversed that decision. The unedited video was posted June 21.
At the close of the Christian Reformed Church’s general assembly, officers Aaron Vriesman, Jose Rayas, Derek Buikema, and Luann Sankey shared brief thoughts.
Executive director Colin Watson Sr. presented plaques for three churches celebrating 150 years, and synod did a lot of other things as it met June 10-16, 2022.