Aaron Vriesman

About Me: 

Born, baptized, raised, married, confirmed and ordained in the Christian Reformed Church. From the Muskegon, Michigan area. Graduated from Calvin College in 2001. M.Div from Western Theological Seminary in 2004. Ordained in January of 2006. Serving as solo pastor at North Blendon Christian Reformed Church.

  • Thank you for sharing! Human trafficking is horrendous and infuriating. Thank you for doing something about it.

  • Thank you for the post! I appreciate your reframing the case of Angelina Grimke.

  • Good food for thought. The numbers of building the kingdom don't always translate into "members." Moreover, it seems that there are plenty of professing members who never darken the door of their...

    posted on: What Counts?
  • Keith,
    You are on to something here. Pornography is an industry bringing in billions of dollars each year and the statistics of even ministers using it are shocking. Plenty of studies have...

  • A better way for electing officers of synod sounds great, and your suggestion, Keith, sounds like a good one. Another way to address Terry's #1 hurdle is to have second and third alternates in...

  • Granted, some operations at 2850 are bearing fruit for the kingdom in major ways. Back to God Ministries comes to mind. The amount of countries they reach with radio programs and websites and text...

  • Sorry about getting the thread off track.

    You're exactly right about "self-perpetuating" and "broad authorization requests." One example: Someone from one office recently replied to a...

  • Going off of what Dawn is suggesting, it seems the CRC has bigger problems than the role and structure of classis. The CRC as an organization has become very top-heavy and it weighs down all the...

  • Exactly!
    I can name quite a few women who wouldn't want to be included as you say.
    Rights and power seem to be everything in mainstream culture and unfortunately in the church.

  • Antonio,
    If "Jesus" was not a revolutionary but "Christ" was indeed a revolutionary, then you must be talking about two different persons in such a way that Jesus Christ had a split-...