David Zietsma, a longtime faculty member at Redeemer University in Ancaster, Ont., follows Robert Graham as the school’s next president, after nearly a year as its interim president.
Amanda Benckhuysen, director of the Christian Reformed Church’s Safe Church Ministry, was one of five women leaders to speak in a March 11 webinar.
After an affiliated research center announced its departure, reports show split was over Calvin upholding policies based on Christian teaching on sexuality.
Siblings Caroline Short and Simon Vanderloo tied for first place in a provincial entrepreneurs' competition staged by the British Columbia Institute of Technology Student Association.
Students from the Christian Reformed campus ministry at the University of Western Ontario in London, Ont., surveyed local churches’ experience of youth involvement over the past 40 years. A recent meeting of Classis Ontario Southwest reviewed the findings.
Stan Bultman, a patient and kind pastor and chaplain, died Jan. 8.
Reports from Christianity Today’s news editor and from an independent investigation into workplace culture show the evangelical magazine failed to hold senior leaders accountable for sexual harassment and made women employees feel unappreciated and unsafe.
“We ask you to prayerfully reconsider the support you have given to this war because of the horrendous human suffering it has unleashed,” reads a letter signed by more than 100 leaders including Colin P. Watson Sr., executive director of the Christian Reformed Church.
Inspired by an earlier experience of art as a discovery tool, Fanshawe College Campus Ministry in London, Ont., is using Art at Home kits to connect with students.
After collaborating with neighbors to create a seasonal rink, Mountainview Christian Reformed Church in Grimsby, Ont., received a city-funded community project grant to put up a parking lot basketball hoop.
Two or three times each year, Christian Reformed churches send representatives to their classis, a regional group of churches. Here is the report of classis meetings of the past several months.
Taking its name from a Hebrew word sometimes translated “unfailing love,” the Hesed Project invites people “to explore, discuss, and discern what this kind of embracing love means in relation to human sexuality."
The United Methodist Church has postponed the convening of its General Conference to 2024, prompting some within the church to move up plans to depart and leaving questions for the denomination’s Judicial Council.
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.