April 19, 2017
Coming up in June, Synod 2017 will address a range of significant issues, including a new governing structure for the CRC.
Now that Easter has passed, says Danjuma Gibson, it’s a good time for churches and church members to look ahead and consider the life-altering nature of Pentecost, the day when tongues of fire fell on Christ’s disciples, opening their eyes to the need to share the good news of Jesus...
The annual Ancaster, Ont., Day of Encouragement, which has been taking place in one form or another since the late 1950s, is not being held this year as organizers sort through what shape it will take in the future.
Mary and Mark De Jong own a greenhouse business in Pella, Iowa. But God has called them to nurture far more than just flowers.
Six months ago, Hurricane Matthew struck Haiti’s south-western coast, leaving behind a trail of devastation. Enormous trees uprooted. Homes toppled to their foundation. Bridges collapsed. Streets flooded. World Renew has responded, but many families are still putting the pieces of their lives...
Participants in Christian Reformed World Missions’ Global Prayer Safari gathered from Feb. 3-13, 2017, in Uganda, East Africa.
April 12, 2017
Reading the book of Matthew changed Kevin Schutte’s vision for how he saw his congregation, Pathway Community Church, moving into the future. Not everyone liked the way forward.
Eric Kas is an advocate of God’s grace. Every day he walks alongside others, equipping and coaching them to live out the life God has called them to. This ministry plays out in two very different ways.
As he visits Christian Reformed churches and regional classis meetings, Ron deVries often meets adults who are struggling with the painful truth that the faith of young people in their congregations is languishing. In some cases, young people have stopped going to church altogether.
For some Canadians, this year’s sesquicentennial milestone will be a time of reflection and thanksgiving for peace, freedom and the chance as newcomers from other nations to establish a better life. For others, like World Renew, it will be a time of lamenting the generosity and hospitality of Indigenous people, who...