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Chad Werkhoven

  •      The author asks the question "how far have we come in women’s ordination?"  As we approach another watershed moment in the CRC pertaining to whether or not the Church will fulfill her...

  • I'm not sure I understand the point of this challenge.  Do all of the words in the confessions need a synod approved definition before I can understand their prima facie meaning (not to mention...

    posted on: Status Confessionis
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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...