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Chad Werkhoven

  • Sunnyside CRC - Washington State

    https://www.SunCRC.org/

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  • In the 90's we had separated our Council into three groups: Shepherding Elders, Administrative Elders & Deacons, and Service Deacons.  This resulted in a council of over 25 men, which was way...

  • Excellent article.  Thank you!

  • Thank you so much for your help.
     

    That document had exactly the information we needed.

     

    CW

  • This is good advice.  It's true that Kuyper's spheres are not independent circles.  They do overlap one another, however they do so in a very minimal way.  Where the spheres do overlap the Church...

  • Your list seems comprehensive enough, with the understanding that most churches employ a synthetic blend of these styles; a church could say they are mostly # 2 with just a dash of 6 & 7. This...

  • I'm not trying to be snarky here, but the responses to 1, 2 & 3 are lessons we all should have learned on the playground as first graders, but alas in this fallen world we all do poorly at...

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    It's difficult to answer all of your questions in a short reply (or even a long dissertation), but the summary I would offer is that the goal (telos) of a ecumenical relationship would...

  • The Apostle Paul needed neither a Synodical Study Committee nor a "robust theology of embodiment and sexuality" (???) to identify certain lifestyles as sinful and neither should we.

    People...

  • Thanks for the good questions.

    1) You're equivocating somewhat in your usage of 'authoritative' & 'essential'.  All doctrines taught in scripture are absolutely authoritative, but not...