TCF is hiring!

August 28, 2015

The Colossian Forum is currently accepting applications for the position of Director of Communications. This role helps set strategic direction for TCF’s marketing and outreach efforts to churches and audiences across the country, developing relevant and effective branding and content for a wide array of audiences. If you’re interested, please review the job description and follow […]

Farewell, friends!

August 26, 2015

Dear Friends, I’m writing with news of an upcoming change at The Colossian Forum, as the time has come for me to pursue new challenges elsewhere. I depart with gratitude for the four rich years I’ve been privileged to spend as part of the TCF team! During my time here, I’ve enjoyed a wide variety […]

TCF at Andrews University

August 21, 2015

The Colossian Forum was recently invited to participate in the Andrews University Faculty Institute. Through workshop and plenary sessions, our staff was privileged to share TCF’s work to equip Christians to engage divisive issues as opportunities for discipleship. Rob Barrett’s plenary address, The Scandal of Subordinating Truth to Love in Christian Scholarship, is now available for […]

TCF Accredited by National Financial Accountability Organization

August 19, 2015

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – The ECFA (Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability) announced today the accreditation of The Colossian Forum of Grand Rapids, MI. ECFA accreditation is based on the ECFA Seven Standards of Responsible Stewardship™, including financial accountability, transparency, sound board governance and ethical fundraising. The Colossian Forum joins a growing number of Christ-centered churches […]

Prayer Letter, August 2015

August 12, 2015

Have mercy on me, O God, according to your steadfast love. – Psalm 51:1 Dear Friends, We all know the feeling of getting it wrong, that sinking sense that we’ve missed an opportunity—or worse—perhaps hurt someone we love. These are moments we dread, but they are also moments we desperately need. For it is only […]

Evolution and Christian Faith – New Posts

July 15, 2015

Over the past three years, TCF has been grateful to participate in a program that explores questions surrounding evolution and the human fall into sin. In our work to serve the church, we seek to thoughtfully engage with challenges posed by scientific work—always with the goal of fostering faithful Christian discipleship. The team of scholars involved […]

Prayer Letter, July 2015

July 8, 2015

Therefore I am content with weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions, and calamities for the sake of Christ; for whenever I am weak, then I am strong. – 2 Corinthians 12:10 Dear Friends, As we here at TCF wrap up a remarkably active month, I’d like to thank you for your prayers on behalf of our team […]

TCF Receives Grant for Congregational Work

July 1, 2015

We are pleased to announce a generous grant from the John Templeton Foundation to support the development of a TCF program for congregations. In this specific project, TCF will work to design and pilot a church-based program that invites congregations to grow together in Christlikeness by pressing into divisive issues surrounding questions of faith and […]