I think that the cost of a parking ticket should be the same for everyone. But it is not. How should the church respond? Should we care?
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In an article in World Magazine, Scott Allen examines what he thinks is a repeat of the social gospel movement in the 1920s.
Canadian CRC leaders have committed the CRC to endorsing and lobbying for Bill C-262, a federal Canadian bill that if passed would incorporate the United Nations Declaration of Rights of Indigenous Peoples into Canadian Federal Law. Should they have?
This post offers a link to four articles by Canadian writers on the upcoming synod of the CRCNA. The post also includes a conversation between Rev. Paul VanderKlay and Rev. Andrew Beunk.
I wanted to make other Christians aware of this and ask specifically for prayer, but also for support for the petition that had been started.
How is your congregation observing the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church? We welcome your ideas.
Raymond Ibrahim, a Coptic Christian whose book Crucified Again: Exposing Islam’s New War on Christians details the sufferings of Christians living as minorities in Muslim countries, posted a provocative blog piece entitled "Why Western Nations Should Only Accept Christian Refugees."
Michael J. Kruger, President and Samuel C. Patterson Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity at Reformed Theological Seminary posted an article entitled "Social Justice and the Gospel: What is the Core Mission of the Church?". Is there anything useful in Kruger's article and the authors he cited?
One very practical way that many CRC churches have reached out to their neighbours is refugee sponsorship. On the Do Justice blog, Trang Thi, a refugee sponsored by a small rural church in northern Alberta, writes about the beautiful welcome she and her family received.
National borders and immigration laws are a part of the context in which the church finds itself today. In this “in-between” place, the CRC is called to demonstrate profound and welcoming love to those who seek to join our communities. So how do we do it?
January 20, 2013, is Sanctity of Human Life Sunday. For the church, this is an opportunity to reflect on questions such as: What does it really mean to value the sanctity of human life? What does it look like to protect the unborn, weak, poor and vulnerable?
I’ve been spending some time with HC Q&A 111 lately and recently saw this awesome example of it truly being lived out in Sioux County, IA.
Are you in danger of neglecting evangelism in your passion for social justice? I think his article makes a good point and is a good reminder for us all.
The Evangelical Environmental Network, the National Association of Evangelicals and the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference have the exciting opportunity to select up to 60 churches to receive support and funding to make their buildings' energy efficient.