Harold Winter

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  • I cannot speak for every CRC pastor, but I've always used the New International Version. For most of my life it was the 1984 NIV, but a few years back I purchased the 2011 NIV. While I consult...

  • Interesting question; one I've enjoyed discussing with colleagues in a different setting. I dislike naming sermons. Many times I've been tempted to take a trick from painters and label a sermon "...

  • The bylaws of the congregation I currently serve clearly state that the minister is an "ex-officio member of Council." Therefore the minister doesn't have a vote.  That has been the case in the...

  • Several resources that apply widely are:

    the letter of call: http://www.faithaliveresources.org/Content/Site135/FilesSamples/49710464065pdf_00000009268.pdf

    the charge to the minister...

  • We've been using Google Docs for almost 3 years.  It works well to allow the minister and music coordinator plan services online, although usually a phone call occurs while both are logged on to...

  • Judging from the posts above it's not just you, and writing from the Canadian maritimes, I understand the feeling of being a long ways away from "HQ."  It affects us on a classical level too,...