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?
While the article centers on some of the tensions and debates at the school, I think that many of the topics explored are also at play in our wider denominational landscape.
When we consider the words of James 3:17, the question that each Christian must ask is no longer “Where is God in the US presidential election?” but “Where is God in my life as I participate in the US election?”
Stephanie Williams, M.D., chief of the blood and marrow transplant program at Spectrum Health in Chicago, talks about what it means to her to be part of the CRC. Do you have a story about what it means to you to be Christian Reformed?
Do you ever wonder about life, creation, and your part in it? If so, check out the book "Beyond the Cosmos" by Hugh Ross for some deep science reading with spiritual insight.
Hans Fiene, a Lutheran pastor looks behind the scenes at the motivation for social activism by the church.
There are some Christian scholars who support the idea of government help for the poor.
"If you advocate for that position then you are condemning those people to a life of loneliness. That would be cruel and unloving." Just how should one respond to this statement?
A Bangladeshi once described one of his countrymen as "having his feet in two boats." This same picture could be applied to a person who tries to maintain an image of Biblical orthodoxy and who is thinking with a secular mindset at the same time, for example, Joshua, Elijah, Jesus, and James.