There’s an old saying that “some folks are so heavenly minded that they’re no earthly good.” Is it possible that preaching can be “so heavenly minded” that its “earthly good” is limited?
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When a tragedy like the shooting at a Baptist church in Sutherland Springs, TX, occurs, it's normal for church members to wonder what they would do if a similar thing happened to their congregation. Let's talk.
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?
The CRCNA’s Financial Shalom Project is creating a Directory of Financial Professionals as a resource for our pastors. Know any qualified financial planners, tax attorneys, or accountants we should add?
It's big! It's huge! It's the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. Are you doing anything in worship to mark this significant event?
Safe Church is confronting the pervasive darkness of the sex industry as an evil that destroys lives not just "out there," but in our homes and neighborhoods.
I love David’s invitation in Psalm 34:8 to “taste and see that the Lord is good.” The verse is so tangible, a reminder that we can experience God's goodness. In what ways have you tasted and seen God's goodness this summer?
When I ask people about Beer and Hymns, I am struck by two things. First, they always want to go back. Second, they love to invite others. If you go (or want to go), will you tell us your favorite part?
Here are ten of my top blessings from Inspire 2017, which happened last week in Detroit, MI. What are some of the blessings you experienced at Inspire?
In just over two weeks, something big is going to happen. For the first time ever, people across the CRC will board planes and pile in cars to meet in Detroit, MI, and be INSPIRED. What are you most excited for?
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?