In February 2017, the Christian Reformed Church in North America launched a new initiative, known as the Financial Shalom Project, to support and sustain pastors for ministry.
Our Shared Ministry
Our Shared Ministry is a place to hear, discuss, and celebrate the ministry that we, as the Christian Reformed Church, are involved in across North America and around the world.
If you are involved in responding to poverty or have ever thought about the best way to help others, you’ve probably heard the expression Give a man a fish and he’ll eat for a day
Calvin College professor of astronomy Larry Molnar made a bold announcement in 2017.
Dressed in a tall hat, dark pastor’s robe, and ruffled shirt, and sporting a long white beard, Don Sinnema greeted attendees at this fall’s Synod of Dort Commemorative Conference in the Calvin Theological Seminary auditorium.
Then her husband began drinking again. It took only three months for his abuse to return.
Abuse is a topic that many of us avoid because it is so difficult to find the exact right words to use.
Earlier this year, synod encouraged denominational ministries to honor the 400th anniversary of the Synod of Dort, which met between 1618-19 in the city of Dordrecht in the Netherlands.
Human trafficking, one of the fastest growing criminal industries in the world, has many faces.
Hailey was a freshman at GRCC when she first stumbled upon the table Peter set up for Jabez Ministries, a Christian Reformed campus ministry supported by Resonate Global Mission that primarily serves students with disabilities.
Modesta Lucas Bravo grew up around coffee plants. Her parents harvested coffee as plantation workers in rural Guatemala.
Life is often difficult for people in China who are blind, as Wang Ying wrote in an online essay competition hosted by the Chinese ministry of Back to God Ministries International.
Those who attended Inspire 2017 were privileged to view a video that showed multiple speakers reciting the Apostles Creed. With each speaker voicing a single phrase, the compiled results provided an amazing testimony of belief, made all the more significant because the speakers were primarily children, teens, and adults with disabilities.
What sorts of worship practices clearly proclaim that all ages are welcome as the community gathers for worship?
Destination Church in St. Thomas, Ont., is a congregation that has been intentional about including everyone from their community, regardless of their struggles and perceived abilities.
Between August and September 2017, three major hurricanes hit the United States. These storms had a ripple effect that caused difficult situations for many people.
종교의 자유에 대한 제한은 북미에서조차도 점점 현실이 되고 있습니다.
Each year during August, 34 Calvin student athletes travel to the mountainous Gainey Ranch in Montana for a weeklong retreat on Christian leadership.
Mekai Bailey, a busy 7-year-old, listens to Kids Corner every night to calm himself down at the end of the day.
Out of all the doors Amir* and Hassan* could have knocked on, they chose David Kromminga’s. That was exactly the door they needed.
We seek to live faithfully in a hurting, divided, and broken world. It seems, more and more, that being a Christian puts us in a category of being irrelevant, weird, or even hate-mongers.
An unprecedented number of Christian Reformed churches will mark the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church this year, just two years after synod encouraged churches to mark this day.
Persecution takes many forms and happens in unexpected places.
We just got back from another date. This time it was longer and more involved, but we also gave each other plenty of room for time apart.
Anshu’s life had been one of uncertainty and instability.