Teaching faith and science? This new website changes everything.

September 14, 2016

From TCF’s earliest days, our staff has worked closely with high school teachers to help students engage with difficult questions in the arena of faith and science. Young people so often feel the pinch of our culture’s inability to handle conflict well—but we’re convinced that the church can show them a better way. In order […]

Moving Beyond Cynicism

September 7, 2016

How weighty to me are your thoughts, O God! How vast is the sum of them! I try to count them—they are more than the sand; I come to the end—I am still with you. ~ Psalm 139:17-18 Dear Friends, I don’t know about you, but when I try to make sense of America’s current […]

The Colossian Forum’s New Look

August 31, 2016

The Colossian Forum is in the middle of a rebranding process, and today we’re excited to debut our new logo! As we’ve expanded our focus from the intersection of faith and science, a new look to reflect that focus became a priority. We’re moving from a science-centered look to one that reflects the broader facets […]

Listening and Tolerance: What’s the Difference?

August 24, 2016

The Colossian Forum advocates we should listen to those we disagree with. Do you mean we should tolerate all views, even errors?  Listening to Christian brothers and sisters certainly helps us understand where they’re coming from. Often we even start to sympathize with them. But what do we do after we start to understand someone we […]

Respect that Grows: A Colossian Way Story

August 17, 2016

Earlier this year, over 100 Christians went through the initial pilot phase of The Colossian Way. The Colossian Way equips pastors and lay leaders to change how their communities think about and handle challenging issues. You can read more about it here. Enjoy this story from one of our pilot groups! Getting to know someone you disagree with as […]

Welcome Kim Bosko to the TCF Team

August 10, 2016

Last week, The Colossian Forum welcomed Kim Bosko as our new Administrative Assistant. Kim previously served as the database coordinator for the Van Andel Institute’s development department. She has also worked at Kids Hope USA supporting local programs in Michigan and Ohio, and led a middle school mentoring program. Kim earned a bachelor’s degree in […]

From Shouting in a Hurricane to the Living Christ

August 3, 2016

“So if you have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God.” Colossians 3:1 Istanbul. Nice. Dallas. Baton Rouge. Minneapolis. Orlando. Outrage. Mourning. Despair. Defensiveness. Anxiety. Fear. Proclaiming the message of the Prince of Peace in times like these can feel like shouting […]

Recommended Reads: Podcast Edition

July 27, 2016

The booming medium of podcasts (digital audio series) provides an excellent way to learn and listen to thought leaders and those with a different life perspective. Whether you listen to podcasts on your commute, while exercising, or at home on a project day, it’s a great way to expand horizons and dig deeper into topics […]