Eugene Peterson, the bestselling author of “The Message” and longtime pastor is receiving palliative medical care after a turn in his health last week.
Sioux Center Christian School, Dordt College, and Bethesda Christian Counseling hosted a two-day conference focused on healing together from the aftereffects of abuse.
Maranatha Christian Reformed Church in Belleville, Ont., hosted its annual Thanksgiving dinner on Monday, the Canadian holiday. Some of the 320 guests arrived by free bus shuttle.
In Willmar, Minn., a pastor called to preach the gospel to people lost in addiction and pain is finding support from the surrounding Christian Reformed community.
Working toward a culture that makes abuse prevention and response a priority, leaders in safe church ministry in the Christian Reformed Church discuss what we can learn from the experiences and reactions of other Christian ministries.
First Christian Reformed Church in Oostburg, Wisc., recognized God’s faithfulness over its 150-year history with three special events.
A new effort to bridge the generation gap connects young people with older adults to tackle problems they care about. Two Christian Reformed churches are seeing results.
This past summer, a newly planted Christian Reformed Church in North Oshawa, Ont., heard the words most churches hope for: its presence in the public square was welcomed and appreciated.
In Virginia, members of Grace Christian Reformed Church started their own home-based youth group as a service to their son’s soccer team. The group boosted the church’s contingent to a SERVE trip this summer and continues to bless its community.
First Christian Reformed Church in Fremont, Mich., has been part of the fun in community harvest days with sculpted hay art displays for the last four years.
Steadfastly committed to his lifelong calling of preaching, prayer, and pastoral care, Ken Koeman died peacefully on August 8, after a brief illness. He was 75.
Skilled volunteers from a wide region of established churches lent their time and expertise to prepare an old building for its new worshiping community in the heart of the University of Washington.
In 1993, Nick Hengeveld never thought that his early tests on an online gateway would become the most visited Christian website.
Bill Kooienga, a warm, kind, gentle, thoughtful, joy-filled man of God, and a pastor in the Christian Reformed Church for 38 years, passed away peacefully on July 12. He was 82.
The latest statement from Christian Reformed ministry directors calls on U.S. government leaders to halt cuts to refugee resettlement and increase the number of refugees allowed into the U.S. in 2019
“This is a great opportunity for us to provide sanctuary and a place of peace for people in distress,” said Smithers (B.C.) Christian Reformed Church director of church life Stacey Stolte.
Bert Den Herder, having ministered in Christian Reformed churches from 1955 to 1989, died on June 30 at the age of 94.
Ralph Bronkema, church planter, chaplain, pastor, passed away on July 30. He was 88.
Ralph Baker, who served with Christian Reformed World Missions among the Tiv people in Nigeria for 35 years, died on June 29 at the age of 94.
When annual synods take important actions, do future synods remember those decisions and the context for them?
Members of Fellowship Christian Reformed Church in Big Rapids, Mich., are living into the calling of the Great Commission — going out and making disciples — starting with their own zip code.
“We welcome, and have for decades, individuals who wish to study in a Christian environment,” said Bob Kuhn, president of Trinity Western University, in Langley, B.C.
From delivering Canadian Aboriginal Ministry Committee curriculum to sponsoring walks and crafting their own discussion groups, churches across Canada are approaching the work of reconciliation with Indigenous neighbors.
Vacation Bible school is a summer staple for many churches and children. But what might VBS for parents look like? Hyung-Jun Kim wondered about that after noticing that parents would drop their children off and just hang around waiting to pick them up.