Eric Van Dyken

  • To be sure, preaching and beliefs without action are empty - James drives that point home.  Of course that is true for all sins/teachings/challenges.  The question that it seemed your post was...

  • My answer to your question, Keith, is yes and no.  To be sure, the purest version of anti- (opposed to; against) racism is beneficial to the extent that it opposes unrighteousness.  That much...

  • Neil Shenvi offers balanced and biblical reflection on the term "anti-racism" and terms within the realm of anti-racism.  Shenvi reflects even-handedly on the positives and negatives of each term...

  • Definitely congregational singing for me, particularly to the extent that we view corporate worship here as a small picture of the heavenly throng singing praise to God in the vein of Rev. 5:9-14...

  • Hello Darren.  Thanks for interacting.  As to your response to Keith, I'm not sure what the statement that you signed has to do with the "fight for a legitimate opportunity for the freedom of...

  • How is it that we do not at all share a conception of "God" or "Creator" with Muslims, Sikhs, and Buddhists, but we jointly sign a document with such believers as if we are speaking of the same...

  • Like a River Glorious

  • Mark, absolutely. 

  • Mark, I'll offer one further thought to ponder.  According to what we confess in Heidelberg Catechism Q&A 112, part of the aim of the ninth commandment is that "I should do what I can to guard...

  • Mark, I would offer that it is not enough for the church to hope to offer articles and advice with mixed evil and righteousness and hope that people sort through, holding that which is righteous...