#10 - Chicago Teen Gunned Down
Andre Taylor, a lifelong member of Roseland Christian Reformed Church in Chicago, was shot and killed in his front yard on evening of Sunday, March 13, just hours after worshiping at Roseland. He was 16.
Members of Ancaster (Ont.) Christian Reformed Church surrounded Sharlene Bosma with support during the trial for the men accused of murdering her husband, Tim Bosma.
An interview with Peter Hoytema clarifying what Synod 2016 said about same-sex marriage.
A year-and-a-half after sustaining a catastrophic brain injury and severe physical injuries in a car crash, Rev. Wes Collins preached his first post-accident sermon at Riverside Christian Reformed Church in Wellandport, Ont.
Synod 2016 showed a church increasingly diverse and also increasingly divided.
A member of the Committee to Provide Pastoral Advice re Same-Sex Marriage revealed in a video interview that she had participated in at least one same-sex wedding and planned to do more.
#4 - Making Room
In his last editorial, editor Len Vander Zee questioned the action of Synod 2016 that restricted membership on a new committee to study human sexuality to those who “adhere to the CRC’s biblical position on marriage and same-sex relationships” [the 1973 and 2002 reports on homosexuality] as a dangerous precedent.
Nicholas Wolterstorff provided a glowing evaluation of the report that was headed to Synod 2016 from the Committee to Provide Pastoral Guidance Regarding Same-Sex Marriage.
A brief summary of the report that was headed to Synod 2016 from the Committee to Provide Pastoral Guidance Regarding Same-Sex Marriage
Nicholas Wolterstorff spoke at an event in Grand Rapids, Mich., laying out how he came to his conclusion that biblical justice requires that people of homosexual orientation be granted “the great good of civil and ecclesial marriage.”