Don Cowart

About Me: 

Member and ordained CRC, but serving as Pastor of Church of the Cross RCA, Modesto CA

  • Thanks Kieth, the security company calls you and you have to check it out and call the police yourself.  The security company will send someone at a charge.  The police are too over worked to...

  • Thanks for the answer.  I never do anything without having the law clearly behind me (part of the reason for my question), so integrity is not at issue here.  I was merely asking because according...

  • In Bible days there was the morning and evening sacrifice.  This was daily.  The synagogue had a service at the beginning and end of the Sabbath (Friday night and then again on Saturday) which...

  • Hey, I'm CRC but serve the RCA in Modesto CA so we might not meet your qualifications.  We have a community garden year round (about 130 plots).  Nearly all of the gardeners are from the community...

  • I think it is unwise (and more anabaptist than reformed) to say that a person who has fallen is unsuitable to ever serve again in the same or a different capacity.  If that were the case, Jesus...

  • I appreciate the points you make but I still do have some reservations.  There is definitely a difference between baptism and the Lord's Supper.  Sometimes I think we impose a sacramental...

    posted on: Invited
  • If emotional overtones disqualify the word "wrath", I guess we'll also have to be looking for a replacement for the word "love".  Besides the emphasis on satisfaction doesn't stand on its own (in...

  • Both God and the person wishing to profess her faith are important and the pastoral challenge is not to offend either.  I always underline that baptism is a sign of God's claim on a person.  God's...

  • Sorry, my comment got posted before I was finished and I couldn't delete it (so I have to do this way by leaving a remnant)

  • Josh,I don't write on here much, but racisism is more deeply imbedded in people than you think.  You just have to dig a little deeper beneath the friendly exterior people put on.   I initially...