The Christian Reformed Church has wrestled with divorce as a theological issue and a social reality through most of its existence.
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.
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?
The CRC generally has viewed the oath lodge members take as akin to a confession of faith in its theology, lore, and liturgies.
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.