How do I discern between God’s calling and my own—or even other people’s—sinful ambitions?
Our panel of contributors replies to questions from readers on topics like these: ethics, relationships, missional living, faith formation, vocation/calling, digital life, church/Bible/doctrine, and stewardship. Got a question you’d like answered?
Shouldn’t the Christian Reformed Church be establishing closer ties with A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians (ECO)?
What does it mean to “give back to Caesar what is Caesar’s”?
We need to discern between right and wrong, good and evil. That is not optional. Neither is holding people accountable for their actions.
How can a couple married for 50-plus years keep romance and intimacy alive?
Am I alone in grieving every Sunday at the empty pews that were once full?
How do we effectively teach church school when kids have different levels of Bible knowledge?
I feel torn among the demands of my family, work, and church. How can I find a balance in using my time wisely?
My daughter has Down syndrome. Does God have a calling for her to fulfill?
My congregation does not approve of women serving as elders or ministers. Isn’t this gender discrimination?
Do we need to consider a digital-device detox?
How can we have a meaningful worship time with so many new children joining our Children’s Worship group?
How can observing the Day of Justice help my church become more missional?
Why do strained relationships so often develop between churches and pastors?
Is participating in the stock market a form of gambling?
Every October our church has a Stewardship Sunday with a sermon about giving money to the church.
As a Reformed Christian, I believe everything is redeemable. But I’m starting to wonder about social media.
A friend of mine in hospice care was obviously struggling when he mentioned the devil and the guilt he felt.
What if I make the wrong career choices?
How can I keep myself from becoming too busy and burning out?
Our children are at the age where they’re staying in the worship service instead of going to children’s worship. Much of the service, though, including sermons, is way over their heads. How can we help them stay engaged?
I have never discipled anyone. How do I get started?
I understand your fear. Your church appears to be attracting unchurched...
In light of recent tragic church shootings, should churches consider having members carry concealed weapons to church?
- I recently finished school, found a job, and have my first steady income. I want to give appropriately to my church and other organizations. How do I decide how much to give and to whom?