‘They are some of the matriarchs and the pillars of our community,’ Buffalo minister says of residents killed in May 14 attack.
What’s the lifespan of a popular worship song? On average 3-4 years, a new study says.
The Banner received the Award of Excellence for denominational (digital) publication from the Evangelical Press Association and an honorable mention for meeting coverage from the Associated Church Press.
Samaritan’s Carriage, an accessible transportation and excursion service founded by members of First Christian Reformed Church in Grand Rapids, Mich., recently resumed ministry after being sidelined by the pandemic.
“I grew up on the mission field, and now I am taking that global experience back to Calvin. It’s like taking it full circle.”
Meeting June 10-16 in Grand Rapids, Mich., the general assembly of the Christian Reformed Church might already be on your radar because of the human sexuality report. Here’s what else to watch for.
Synod—the general assembly of the Christian Reformed Church—hasn’t met since 2019. Here’s a reminder of what it is and what it does.
Religion News Service spoke with Bishop Mary Ann Swenson, a United Methodist in the U.S. who serves as a vice moderator for the World Council of Churches central committee.
Ministry share pledges from churches continue to be down; ministry budgets adjust.
Meeting in person for the first time in 26 months, the Christian Reformed Church’s Council of Delegates made some more adjustments to governance structure, heard about budgeting plans, and honored out-going delegates.
The U.S. Corporation of the Christian Reformed Church has appointed a chief executive, and the full Council of Delegates of the CRC is recommending a new ecclesiastical corporation: Christian Reformed Church Worldwide.
A highway chapel constructed in 1967 by the congregation of Terrace (B.C.) Christian Reformed Church was damaged by a suspicious fire.
Sunday school and other Christian education programs suffered during the COVID-19 pandemic, with half of congregations in a Hartford Institute study saying their programs were disrupted.
A pastor and chaplain compelled by Christ’s call to reach out to “the least of these,” John de Vries died April 11, age 77.
Ukrainian seminary students, expecting to graduate this month, took in lectures on Christ-centered preaching made possible through International Theological Education Ministries.
May 1 saw the launch of a break-off denomination of the United Methodist Church, 'without fanfare, but full of hope, faith, and perseverance.'
Announced in February and finalized at the end of April, Calvin University’s Center for Social Research is now a private consulting firm, run by the same people, just outside of the academy.
A faithful man of God, David Zylstra pastored for 43 years in five Christian Reformed congregations. He died March 24, aged 73.
The board of directors of the Christian Reformed Church in Canada has appointed Rev. Al Postma as its transitional executive director for a period of two years.
Joe Kuilema, a professor of social work at Calvin University who conducted a civil same-sex wedding ceremony last fall, learned he won’t be reappointed. A memo said the act “strongly suggests that he condones behavior that is out of step with stated policies.” Reports say he will appeal.
Led by director Mekdes Haddis, the initiative will provide resources and training for churches working toward racial reconciliation.
'We think that our faith perspective is critical in this hour,' said Pastor Jathan K. Austin.
Christian Reformed classes (regional groups of churches) took many actions at their spring meetings including examining and welcoming new ministers, recognizing the disbanding or disaffiliation of congregations, and sending communications to synod.
New Roots Ministry in Sioux Falls, S.D., an organization providing social service and spiritual resources for those new to America, has established a new driver training program.