We cannot erase our emotions, but we can learn to lower their intensity so that they become more manageable.
Here are five ways to delve into the icy months and glean the most reward and meaning out of the season even as we look forward to spring.
What if, instead of being caught up in hyperpartisanship, the CRC tried to provide an alternative to polarization and fragmentation in the church, society, and politics?
I think we all have something we’re personally moving toward, our own personal goals and pursuits—until we meet Jesus.
This kind of community might be seen as unusual or even dangerous to many of us who are used to four walls and a fence.
At the start of Ordinary Time, the church is encouraged to embrace a spirit of patient curiosity as it participates in the mysterious life of the Trinity.
The conflict over sexuality in the CRC is a symptom of deeper cultural divisions.
American Bible Society's Bible-based trauma-healing program, including this leader’s guide, helps people explore their heart wounds and heal from the pain of trauma.
We are often inclined to judge others about how they deal with their “makeup” simply because they are not made up the way we are.
Let’s challenge this common understanding of Paul’s gospel and do some fundamental rebuilding of the “Romans Road.”
When Jesus said we would do “even greater things,” what did he mean?
If you are like me, you have never heard a sermon on imagination.
We need to remind ourselves in these times that the body of Christ is made up of millions of individual members, each unique, precious, and indispensable.
They got what they needed each day—no more, no less.
Theologians have made amazing discoveries from Scripture that generously enrich our understanding. But we don’t have to buy all their teachings, because no respectable theologian ever fully agrees with any other.
One area of social life during the COVID-19 pandemic that might have created as much suffering, pain, loss, and helplessness as premature death is the experience of loneliness.
The wounds inflicted will take years to heal, and some might never fully recover.
I have changed my mind about rapture theology. Reformed theology does not support it.
Why is our preaching viewed by some as the promotion and protection of ideals and values we hold sacred and not as the delivery of good news to be discussed?
Among the most notable phenomena we have encountered across the churches we visited was a conspicuous absence of hospitality.
Our sisters and brothers aren’t often dying because of what we have personally done, but because of what we continually leave undone.
Stirring portraits of 18 women who met Jesus.
The Dating Project is an enlightening look at an important part of life that has changed radically in the last decades.