I quickly realized she had a heart for people and further for children, restoration, justice, Jesus, and the church.
In 2016, Grace Paek traveled to Australia to train new leaders for what is now called Global Coffee Break, a part of the Christian Reformed Church’s Raise Up Global Ministries.
It’s been 25 years since the Christian Reformed Church in North America declared that all congregations in the denomination may allow women to serve
ReFrame, the media ministry for the Christian Reformed Church, recently appointed Rev. Darrell Delaney as co-host of its half-hour audio program Groundwork.
As seasons change, not only do we see evidence of that change in our surroundings; we often see changes in the attitudes and behavior of individuals as well.
Director Harold Roscher described the center as “simply a community for people of all cultures, faiths, (and) financial standings, ... a place where we can meet and grow together.”
We couldn’t have guessed all the ways the pandemic would invade our “normal” and change how we do work, church, family, travel, and countless other things.
Niamazime Ferdinand’s father died when Ferdinand was 6 years old.
With little to no income, Ekadashi’s parents decided the best action for the whole family was to arrange her marriage to a man in their village.
As in many hospitals around the world, Momoru says the hospital where he works near Tokyo, Japan, has felt “more like a battlefield than a place of care.”
Even with all of these success stories going on, I know there is a lot more we could do. Every part of our denomination needs a growth strategy.
Worship Ministries continues to build up a small library of video sermons for congregational use.
The students at Unity Christian School in Chilliwack, B.C., are committed to being good stewards of God’s creation.
Hearts Exchanged is a learning and action journey that equips Reformed Christians to engage with Indigenous peoples as neighbors in ways that grow trust and transformation.
Whether it be age, ethnicity, culture, language, church model, how people connect to God in worship, or something else, it can be hard for people to find the right church fit.
The crash left Jenica with several life-threatening injuries, including severe head trauma. She remembers nothing of the several months that followed.
Ayan and her four children arrived in Canada as refugees in the midst of the pandemic.
The temptations in Africa aren’t any different from those in North America.
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A hospital chaplain vividly remembers the fear, disorientation, and confusion she and others felt as the hospital shifted to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Today, diverse congregations are becoming more and more commonplace in the Christian Reformed Church.
Years in the making, the program launched in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic in the fall of 2020 as students tuned in online.
A glimpse of CRC congregations and agencies working toward this goal
CARD: Today, as people move throughout the world and various cultures collide, the denomination has an opportunity to worship God and seek God’s shalom together as a diverse family of Christ.
Orland Park CRC has collaborated with World Renew DRS for over a dozen years, specializing in “whole-house build” projects in several disaster-affected locations.
We need to seek out people and, by a process of mutual engagement, release the spark placed in them through the power of the Holy Spirit.