Al Hoksbergen

  • Note that the Belhar is solidly biblical.  No argument on that point at all.

    Second: None of our creeds or confessions are intended to stand alone.  Therefore we should not hold the Belhar...

  • Two comments: When I grew up, men and women usually occupied roles that were suited primarily to them.  Churches did not consider women as eligible nominees for the positions of pastor, elder or...

  • Let me try this again.  Apparently the last note I sent worked so here we go.

    I do not think classes are irreparably broken.  It is true that a lot of work is required to get classis back...

  • I appreciate the reflections re women attending classical meetings.  I have a few thojughts on this but not sure I can get it out this time.  Am working on it and might go through Paul to get it...

  • I think Paul is on the right track.  If we do not get classis back in the work of ministry, it will continue to be little more than an administrative body that does the grunt work for the agencies...