Overture 8 asks Synod 2019 to withdraw two assertions made by Synod 2012 in accepting the Creation Stewardship Task Force. This commentary addresses Overture 8 and concludes that they fail to support the requested actions.
In an article in World Magazine, Scott Allen examines what he thinks is a repeat of the social gospel movement in the 1920s.
This post offers a link to four articles by Canadian writers on the upcoming synod of the CRCNA. The post also includes a conversation between Rev. Paul VanderKlay and Rev. Andrew Beunk.
One of the frustrations expressed at Synod 2017 was that calls for the church to serve the poor and the oppressed and to advocate for justice are too often expressed without reference to the church’s gospel mission.