Eric Van Dyken

  • Henry, as a Climate Witness Regional Organizer, I hope that your exhortations on limited travel begin close to home with the Office of Social Justice.  Director Smith is a regular Carmen Sandiego...

  • Denise, more directly to your question, my main approach is one of prayer and encouragement.  I'm not much for programs and such as much as I am the individual deliberative practice of love. ...

  • I think something really gets lost when "women in leadership" is equated with "women in ecclesiastical office".  The two are not the same, yet I think in the church too often we use the first as...

  • Thanks for interacting, Tim.  I pray for God's rich blessing on you.

     

     

  • Hi Tim,

    In context, my reference to "the issue" was to the pastor, his church and his writings.  That is clearly being kept under the carpet, so to speak.  Yet, the action of synod can only...

  • No hard feelings, Tim.  :)  It probably doesn't make much difference either way.

    If Synod was truly worried about Google hits and search engine algorithms, perhaps heresy hunting and all...

  • Is this forum a synodical conversation or classis?  Exposing his teaching does not further it, but allows it to be seen for what it is.  Hiding it allows it to fester moreso that if it is exposed...

  • Hi David,

    A few initial thoughts:

    What advice would you give to her?  Whenever possible, depersonalize the conflict.  This involves being willing to not take things personally and...

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  • Wonderful offering, Steve.  Your daughter sounds like an absolute joy.  You do well to challenge us to continually make room, particularly room in our hearts and lives, not just spaces.  May God...