George Vink

About Me: 

I'm a rather recently retired pastor and former High School English teacher who's serving by doing some interim work, recently at Manhattan CRC, MT. Shirley and I have established a condo home in Byron Center, near some kids and grandkids, friends and the big lake.

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The Pastor's Perspective

As the interim pastor who doesn’t have “a pony in this race,” I have found it most interesting to be here and, in a minimal way, a part of the process. 

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A Banner Reporter's Impressions

Synod 2015 was an industrious synod. Now freed from the pure reporting mode, I share unsolicited insights eagerly anticipated by anyone desperate to read something...

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Interim or Interruption? A Look at Pastoral Interim Life

The 'dating dance' that congregations do can appear rather erratic. An experienced interim can certainly be most effective in helping a church determine the right person and direction...

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Reflections on the Retirement Journey

I want to do something, use my gifts, build on my experiences, and share learned insights. Am I still too concerned about being a pastor and not focusing enough on being a person?

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