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About Me: 

Lifelong CRC member. Currently living in Sheboygan, WI. Not Dutch. Licensed to preach in Classis Wisconsin.

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Reading, baseball, soccer, travel, camping, food, politics, theology, etc.

  • Here's an option: sing a doxology after the benediction, during which the pastor has the opportunity to walk out of the sanctuary and get out into the lobby before being cornered. Note that the...

  • Let's set aside for a moment the specific agencies with changed names, because there are some specific factors there that don't necessarily fit in with the big picture that we are really dealing...

  • Hi, Pastor Gil--

    No good advice here, except to say that I wish I were closer to St. Louis--I'd drop in and buy some from you!

    I'm as much of a bibliophile (or book hoarder!) as my...

  • I am glad this think tank has been formed. Too often I have seen money raised for short-term mission trips that clearly were not going to benefit either the travellers or the folks in the...

  • If the denomination splits, can my U.S. congregation join the Canadian side? 

    I say this only half jokingly. Speaking as a US person who has served on one bi-national board in the CRC and...

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  • How young is too young for council? Shoot, before we ask that question maybe we ought to deal with the question of how young is too young to be allowed to vote at congregational meetings. My...

  • Larry--have you talked to anyone from Calvin Church's Safe Church team? One member did a lot of research on obtaining background checks when we created our updated Safe Church policy about a year...

  • Having served six years on CRWRC's board, I fully understand that our binational structure can seem like a burden. But as a U.S. member of the CRCNA, I am thankful for our strong Canadian...

  • I have an even better idea--let's find ways to make sure that the Christian day schools we support (whether in Grand Rapids or out here in the provinces) are capable of admitting children from...

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