Dubito, ergo cogito, ergo sum.
I am an ordained minister in the CRCNA. I work in the publishing world. So, technically my work is read by millions, which scares me the heebie jeebies (in the apprehensive sense of the word).
…I am going to name one of the elephants in the CRC living room
the reason why the CRC was "succesfull" in the past is very simple, and it has more to do with anthropology and sociology...
I am sorry to hear that my comments riled you. But, frankly, your comments sound threatening and chastising, which is probably because you wrote them in anger... not a good mood...
You may download the latest CRCNA statistics and see these two elements. The link is here: http://www.crcna.org/welcome/membership-statistics
The irony of this topic is that in the CRC we have now more churches than ever, but our membership continues to decline. Could we draw some correlation between these two elements?
Dear brother Caicedo, I did not understand your second paragraph; it was unclear, at least to me.
Perhaps it is time to summon the help of the experts, because our conversations are in...
Salve Ioannes Exclusa! (Howdy John Zylstra!), originally I thought this topic is of such a low interest for readers, that it is no surprise that it has about 250 views. Nevertheless, as...
I am still trying to figure out how is it that pastor Caicedo's posted comments make sense? And, there is a statement (see quote below) on his part that needs to be clarified:
I was overwhelmed by so many comments in favor of a so-called "Reformed Charismatic" label. For me, as a convert to Reformed Christianity, who flirted with Charismatic Evangelicalism for a while,...posted on: What is a Reformed Charismatic?
I agree with James' observations about the so-called streams. It not only pigeon-holes people, but in my humble view, how can we possibly have a clear taxonomy of people in the CRC? When in...posted on: CRC Pamphlet on Theological Streams in CRC
Thanks, Joel, for this inspiring blog series.
I was struck by George's comments: "I think one of the biggest blessings we have to share with the church world wide is the education many of...posted on: Did You Notice How the World Has Changed?