Bruxy Cavey, pastor of the multi-site Canadian megachurch The Meeting House, was accused of sexual misconduct and put on leave in December. After an investigation the church announced his resignation March 8.
With grants of $8.5 million, U.S. nonprofit Enterprise Community Partners is helping houses of worship convert underutilized land into affordable homes and community facilities.
Pella (Iowa) Christian High School’s large group speech team staged two performances at the All-State Speech Festival, having achieved “Outstanding Performers” recognition in February.
In cities with some of the largest Ukrainian populations in the United States, worshippers prayed for peace and an end to war Sunday.
Clarence Van Essen had an obvious love for the Lord and for Christ’s church. He died Feb. 4.
The Christian Reformed Church’s Council of Delegates met Feb. 16-18 by video conference and took actions on several things, many of which will go to Synod 2022.
In endorsing an implementation plan for a Code of Conduct requested by Synod 2019, the Christian Reformed Church’s Council of Delegates suggests it go further than synod asked. Not all delegates agreed.
Preventing flooding, filtering run-off, and attracting pollinators, rain gardens are a beautiful way to care for God’s creation.
Last June the CRC’s Council of Delegates requested a proposal for how to hear from more LGBTQ believers as Synod 2022 debates the human sexuality report. At its February meeting it rejected that proposal and decided on an alternative.
The CRC’s executive director invited classis leaders to pray together ahead of Synod 2022. One classis declined to participate with another, saying to gather for prayer “as if in Christian unity would be a false pretense.”
The CRC’s Council of Delegates considered a new proposal suggesting tweaks to the office of the general secretary. It asked for more details to come in May.
A gentle and humble man of grace and integrity, John VanRegenmorter truly lived his life for the Lord, walking the talk every day.
The Christian Reformed Church’s Council of Delegates has nominated a new general secretary for the denomination: the current director of Resonate Global Mission, Zach King.
At a special meeting of the regional group of Christian Reformed churches in Alberta North, 52 delegates addressed differing formal requests to synod with the hope of moving forward “united in love.”
Two years into the pandemic, more religious institutions are asking themselves what a hybrid approach can and should look like.
Bill Huyser faithfully served in the ministry of the Christian Reformed Church for almost 70 years. He died Jan. 4 at age 97.
The Refuge, in Grandville, Mich., held its first worship service Jan. 2, marking the end of what had been Trinity Christian Reformed Church and the embrace of mission as a small, nimble flock.
A group of students led by Emily Dimmick, a Protect Life Michigan campus activist and member of Fellowship CRC in Big Rapids, Mich., marched on Washington on Jan. 21, 2022.
In a new survey, white evangelicals no longer report majority support for creating a pathway to citizenship for undocumented immigrants.
Pastors in the Christian Reformed Church are addressing prolonged pandemic stress by grieving losses, finding ways to take sabbatical leave, and strengthening spiritual practices.
A farmer and a pastor whose preaching ‘enriched the soil of the church,’ Arlan Koppendrayer was in active ministry until a devastating stroke in December. He died Dec. 24.
In response to the conclusion of an independent investigation of abuse at one of its ministry partners, Resonate Global Mission has issued an apology and is contributing to the implementation of report recommendations.
Facing trial for allegedly failing to report sexual abuse, Brian Houston, co-founder of the Hillsong megachurch, announced a leave of absence until the end of this year.
Nine years after the first Canadian Catalytic Conversation—a gathering of delegates from Christian Reformed classes across Canada—Canadian CRC members were again invited to a meeting of the minds, this time on Zoom.