Imam Morsy Salem (center) speaks to group inside mosque.
Although some people claim Islam is a religion of violence, its roots are based in “peace, purity, and obedience to Allah,” Imam Morsy Salem said recently during Friday noon prayer at a mosque in Grand Rapids, Mich.
In a new video promoting the 2015 Christian Reformed Church Prayer Summit, Dr. Steven Timmermans, executive director of the Christian Reformed Church, says seeking God and offering prayer in today’s world is crucial.
About 20 people recently took part in the Blanket Exercise, an interactive tool to help tell the story of Indigenous people in the United States, as part of the Faith and International Development Conference at Calvin College.
In an era of growing tensions between religious communities, the rise of ISIS, the attack on the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, and other conflicts around the world, there is a need for honest dialogue between Muslim and Christian faith communities, says Rev. Greg Sinclair.
The Christian Reformed Church is experimenting with crowdfunding as a way of raising support for a large-print edition of the Lift Up Your Hearts hymnal, as well as to publish newly revised God Loves Me storybooks.