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Time to Rename Classis?

Last year an overture came to CRC Synod asking for a name change of "classis." What are your thoughts, and if given the chance, what name would you give to classis?

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Praying for Meetings Since 1934

One way to honour the spiritual nature of classical meetings is by opening and closing with prayer. But what to pray? Here are two prayers buried deep in the back of the 1934 red hymnal. 

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Classis: Near and Far

Classis is like a set of bifocal lenses. There are times when we need to look close by, and times when we need to look farther. Do you agree that classis functions this way or is there a better metaphor? 

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Who Does Classis Serve?

In one classis where I served, most of our attention and energy was focused elsewhere. Even though we had our share of struggling congregations, time was mostly taken up with denominational issues.

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Trusting the Spirit

In response to the news that choosing by lot had been part of the selection process, someone commented that it was good to see us trusting the Spirit just a little. What do you think?

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Classis Renewal - The Momentum Builds

Classis was in the spotlight at synod—in part because of the big structure decision! Synod also asked to take a hard look at the purpose and structure of classis. This is momentous for classis leaders.

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