Jesus is effectively declaring in Luke 24:44 that the entire Old Testament is pointing to him.
St. Patrick’s effective ministry to the Celtic people can show us a path for the here and now.
What goes into reporting from synod? Glad you asked!
With Dobbs, we now have Pro-life 3.0, a movement that finds itself free to be much more politically creative and nimble, particularly as it works to support women and protect prenatal children at the state level.
I’ve learned that true Christlike listening involves sacrificing my own agenda for an interaction and truly entering into someone else’s story with empathy and compassion.
A YouTube channel offers timely programming for watch enthusiasts.
God can do more with this than we can see.
While I’ve come to appreciate the service and its meaning over the years, I admit there’s a tiny sense of dread that goes along with my appreciation.
One recurring question I get as its editor in chief is whether The Banner will ever consider going entirely digital, forgoing its print form.
I discovered that the increase of religious “nones” is strongly correlated with use of new technologies.
Polarization seems to have pervaded every corner of our families, churches, and society.
Let’s look back one last time to some of our best from 2021.
The Christian Reformed Church has wrestled with divorce as a theological issue and a social reality through most of its existence.
One of the obvious problems with the death penalty is that you can’t bring someone back from the dead when you get it wrong.
This year in particular, the tree farm I grew up on reminds me that joy and sorrow often mingle side by side, especially during the holidays.
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I think sometimes we are so afraid of being defined by our grief or by our suffering that we try to avoid its presence in our lives.
You’ll see that there have been many groups of people who feel this way. It’s just like when I was moved around a lot and then finally grew up in an adopted family.
Most people are baffled when they learn that some congregations in the CRC refused to baptize adopted children as recently as the 1980s.
The debate over various women’s rights in the Christian Reformed Church has been ongoing for over a century.
There is something about our nature that hinders us from understanding.
One of my friends reflected: at the end of our lives, what relationship will we have with our kids and others?
Your guide to the history and development of Canadian ministry in the Christian Reformed Church.
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