The Christian Reformed Church has wrestled with divorce as a theological issue and a social reality through most of its existence.
This series will explore past controversies in the Christian Reformed Church that threatened or even led to division and splits within the denomination. How do we view these controversies now? And what can we learn from them?
- November 19, 2021| |
Most people are baffled when they learn that some congregations in the CRC refused to baptize adopted children as recently as the 1980s.
- November 5, 2021| |
The debate over various women’s rights in the Christian Reformed Church has been ongoing for over a century.
- October 15, 2021| |
In 1928, the synod of the CRC warned against “worldliness” and prohibited movies, dancing, and card playing. It reaffirmed this stance in 1951. What changed?
- October 1, 2021| |
The CRC generally has viewed the oath lodge members take as akin to a confession of faith in its theology, lore, and liturgies.
- September 20, 2021| |
My series of stories avoids taking sides. It explores how we in the Christian Reformed Church have fought and how social and religious contexts have shaped our conflicts.