Libertas Christian School made headlines this past November for maintaining a staunch opposition to statewide mask mandates in Michigan.
In my view, the term “pro-life” should encompass the protection of all human life from all causes—not just abortion.
Indigenous and Native peoples of North America used every part of the buffalo when they killed one. This got me thinking of spiritual matters.
Loving our neighbors means prioritizing the wellbeing of others over our own interests, regardless of the social gap between us.
As a middle-Eastern Jewish carpenter living on the road, Jesus certainly wasn't the light-skinned, rosy-cheeked man with kempt, flowing, brown locks traipsing through the pages of my childhood Bible.
We are not alone in our fears. Nor in our loss and grief. The storm of 2020 has rewritten the course of life for countless others around the world.
“When Herod realized that he had been outwitted by the Magi, he was furious,
The change was slow at first, almost imperceptible. Small and surmountable things showed up, but no one could quite put their finger on what those things were.
So many books, so little time, right? How do we narrow it down?
How out of place this broken tree was, how odd that the owners of the garden—known for their skill—hadn’t removed it. It seemed almost a disservice to their handiwork, a marring of their reputation to have left this hollow shell where it stood.
A CRC elder from Muslim Iran reflects on how Persian poets such as Rumi have woven Jesus Christ into their art.
In the COVID era, I have noticed Christians to be deeply divided about a matter that just one year ago would have seemed very trivial: wearing masks.
A CRC pastor explains why the death of the Black Panther star hit many in the Black community so hard.
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The Christian Reformed Church offers a breadth of ministry today that is practically unheard of for a denomination of our size.
The effects of the Doctrine of Discovery are still being felt today. How do we move forward as a united people?
Both Scripture and Christian tradition challenge the idea that God takes the sides of nations, civilizations, and political parties.
When I think of the times of celebration or holidays, I think of family, friends, and a good meal together.
As we cry out to God to fix our broken world, communities, and systems, we can slip into the trap of starting to see people not as fellow image bearers, but as the opinions their group espouses.
Like a scratched record album, her life is stuck on “repeat” and can only move forward when the needle is bumped, and we remind her of the events of the past.
In its simplest form, our classification puts human beings into two categories: friend and foe.
In the past, The Banner used to have an entire page of reader-submitted jokes.
I am left with a feeling of great discomfort when I think of the awkwardness of that moment, his inability to read my cues, my inability to tell him no.
As a member of the LGBT+ community, I am no stranger to division within the world and within the church.