This month on our e-Quip Diaconal Blog, we’ll be looking at Deacons at Classis & Synod, as well as Community Engagement. At first glance, you may wonder what these two things have in common. Well, both require TEAMWORK a.k.a. Collaboration!
If Graham is the model of political correctness, then I say to CRC clergy and members, "Say whatever you want. It is ok." Right?
This past week (May 29) Franklin Graham was in Fresno, CA, conducting a so-called prayer rally. He urged Christians to pray for politicians. But he became political when he said California was in trouble.
This past Sunday, Easter Sunday, was the most dressed up that I've gotten for church in a long time. As I thought about this, I began to wonder: Am I missing out by becoming more and more casual in what I wear to church?
This past Saturday I noticed that thousands of young “March for our Lives” demonstrators marched on the streets of our cities but none in front of my church or other churches in the community. Why?
What if the values of equality, freedom, diversity, and human dignity are not really the core values of America? What if Trump really is representing the highest values on which America was established?
Let's be a denomination that does something concrete and proactive and honest about this; let's be authentic and show our youth and others that it's ok to talk about the hard stuff.
On this milestone anniversary, much can be said about the Reformation. But I’d love to hear, in just one word: what comes to mind when you think of the Reformation?
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In 2018, we'd like to give the "Together Doing More" section of The Banner a fresh look and a new name. What types of posts would you like to see? Any suggestions for what to call this section?
I am really wrestling with what to do with all my books. I guess I could box and store them, but is there another option?
We desire to reach communities that have no idea what “the law” is. Do they really need to hear the law to see their sin? Doesn't it make more sense to meet Jesus, Christ crucified, and let him reveal their sin?