David Dykstra

About Me: 

husband of Brenda
father of Hannah, Johnna, and Lydia
pastor of Faith Community CRC

Interests: 

being the best husband and dad I can be
reading many different kinds of books and magazines, especially history, theology, politics, philosophy, and fiction that grabs my interest
hiking, biking, camping
traveling

  • I know that I already signed off, and I promise this will be my last submission.  But after reading all of your comments I realized that I never explained how I would envision an amicable split...

    posted on: Status Confessionis
  • Henry,

    I think it is now clear where our disagreement lies.  If I understand you correctly, you are hoping to avoid a denominational split by classifying all of the disagreements our...

    posted on: Status Confessionis
  • My last line to my second to the last paragraph should have read:

    But because we have covenanted together to say that this is our understanding of God's Word, for CRC congregations to...

    posted on: Status Confessionis
  • Kent,

    Unless Synod 2021 repudiates the report on human sexuality and adopts a report to suggest what you are suggesting, Synod will say that the official stance of the Christian Reformed...

    posted on: Status Confessionis
  • Henry,

    The words I would focus on in this answer would be "and the like." Any sin can keep us out of heaven, even after we claim to trust in Jesus, if we deliberately travel that road...

    posted on: Status Confessionis
  • Henry,

    I have fond memories of studying Church Polity under you in seminary.  And I believed then and I believe now you are very knowledgeable and wise.  I too read the entire report.  But...

    posted on: Status Confessionis