The CRCNA denominational offices have been asked about Religious Exemption requests for those wanting to be exempt from what may be required vaccinations by various institutions. In consultation with several staff as well as the President of Calvin Theological Seminary, we provide the following note.
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How Christians should regard same-sex marriage is a significant conversation for the CRCNA, and it is a conversation with a lot of history already. Here I share some of that history.
As we enter the decade of the new “roaring 20’s” many new words will find currency in our society. This piece looks at wokeness, virtue signalling, and intersectionality.
Tongue in cheek, I ask: Are pastors looking to ease up on the duties of their vocation? Are we drifting away from the faith of our fathers?
How will delegates to Synod 2019 theologically deliberate on overture #6?
In an article in World Magazine, Scott Allen examines what he thinks is a repeat of the social gospel movement in the 1920s.
If Graham is the model of political correctness, then I say to CRC clergy and members, "Say whatever you want. It is ok." Right?
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.
This Open Letter suggests that closing the Office of Social Justice misses the mark. What divides us is not the channels by which the denomination speaks to government and addresses politics. No, we divide on topics and what should be said.
As I'm going through the Agenda for Synod 2016, I found the report from the Liturgical Forms Committee is worth our attention. And I'm left wondering. . . what does it mean for belonging in the church?
As delegates, committee members, and the church as a whole prepare to discuss the topic of same-sex marriage, let’s share our short and simple three-word prayers.
We owe it to ourselves to listen to what the Doctrine of Discovery Task Force has to tell us. Does all of this make you feel uncomfortable?