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Darren Roorda

About Me: 

Canadian Ministires Director for the CRCNA

Origin: Book of Life

Destination: Glory

In the meantime: Fulfilling a Calling and LIVING a life

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A Response to Humboldt and the Toronto Van Attack

In the face of tragedy, hate, murder, violence, and death, living out our faith becomes difficult. How should we make sense of these situations and find God in them? How can we speak with a Christian voice to those who have been affected?

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Fresh Orthodoxy Five Centuries Later

Orthodoxy is not stuck or traditional. Orthodoxy is vibrant, life-giving and attractive. And the Christian Reformed Church in North America is increasingly working so that all of its parts foster these behaviours.

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It's Time to Say 'Thank You'

Just after the trial ended last Friday, a reporter commented with surprise on Sharlene’s “gratitude in light of all that she had been through.” But I'm not surprised. As Christians, we know the story is not over.  

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#CRClistens: Why We Need Robert's Rules

As stodgy as the rules of order seem, following Robert's Rules allows a church to have non-manipulative, open, low tension, thoughtful, and deliberative dialogue that leaves space for the Holy Spirit to speak a word to us if we are attuned.

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Pornography: Help for Churches and Leaders

Pornography is a pervasive yet largely unaddressed problem in today’s world, including the church. But, there's help! Check out these resources for leaders addressing pornography. 

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