How does our Christian faith enable us to carry on when hope seems lost?
The Belgic Confession clearly has a powerful early history. But does it have any lasting significance for our churches today? Is it more than a historical document established as one of the three confessional standards of the Christian Reformed Church? In what ways does the Belgic Confession still speak to us today?
One of the most important theological distinctions—a distinction with vast implications for how we understand God, our world, and ourselves—is the difference between the God who pushes and the God who pulls.
How can we be intentional in teaching our children to serve rather than to be served, to look outward instead of inward, to give rather than to consume?
Where does God live? Our quick and easy answer is almost dismissive of the question but at the same time almost staggers us with its implications.
#MeToo. At the end of 2017, this hashtag went viral as woman after woman disclosed that she too had experienced sexual harassment or assault.
What congregations can do―and avoid doing—when they’re in a transition zone.
As someone who teaches and writes about faith and science, I’ve noticed a troubling disconnect between many Christians and the work of scientists.
The weathered and white-haired Christian Reformed elder says to my father, “This is the true church!”
The Reformed tradition has often been accused of being overly cerebral and intellectual.
Grace Church wants to be known as a welcoming place for all who enter. The words “Everyone Welcome” are prominently featured on the congregation’s website, bulletin, and entryways.
- Mika Edmondson was speaking with his doctoral advisor, Dr. Ronald Feenstra, at Calvin Seminary one day. His work was winding down, but he had a question.
- There may be times when your prayers appear to do nothing more than bounce off the ceiling.
As the church wrestles with whether women and men who practice homosexuality ought to be embraced into the full life of the church...
“We feel stuck.”
From our earliest days, we are taught to distinguish.
The service begins in silence. The casket with the body inside is carried to the front of the sanctuary,
I was born and raised in Malaysia.
In 2017, Christians are marking the Reformation’s 500th anniversary.
I sang with Elder Clinton Taylor in the gospel choir at Lawndale Christian Reformed Church
For the last couple of years, in conversations with men, I have found occasion to say, “I think men are in trouble today.”
United we stand, divided we fall.
We often associate the Holy Spirit’s coming at Pentecost with the images in Acts 2: violent winds, tongues of fire, and people speaking in tongues.
Our family has quite the collection of Bible storybooks, gifts from loved ones who pray for our son’s faith formation.