Participant

Jane Elzinga

About Me: 
Interests: 
  • Eric

    The problem is not what Eric is quoted as saying, the problem is one of semantics. Is it fair to hold Eric accountable for a word meaning that you inferred, but he did not intend? Eric...

  • Mr. Van Dyken: I have been surprised by your comments about Eric’s posting as they are so different from my takeaway. As Bonnie Nicholas points out in her post below, I, too, viewed Eric’s post as...

  • LaGrave CRC uses:

    Central Registry: When there is evidence that an individual has abused or neglected a child, and the future risk to the child is high or intensive, that individual's name...

  • Ms. Boelens-Groen: Your poem pierced my heart. I could feel your agony in your words, and understand your plea to churches for help and to make a difference. Churches must provide a safe place...

  • Ms. Spies: Thank you for such an insightful article. I wholeheartedly agee with Mr. Katz's call for a paradigm shift. He is spot-on about naming men’s responsibility in ending violence against...

  • Thank you for letting us know about Rachel Denhollander's upcoming event at Calvin College.

    While only indirectly related to the Murray article, I would also like to pass on another...

  • Mr. Hemstreet: Thank you for your comments on this topic. I found Professor Murray's article extremely insightful and informative. It gave me a greater knowledge of a topic I have been very...

  • Inspiring Bonnie. Thank you for this message.

    Shalom

  • Congratulations on your new position as a Safe Church classis coordinator; it is my hope and prayer that your work will bear fruit within the churches in your classis.

    The CRC Safe Church...

  • Thank you for sharing your story. My heart breaks for you; no one, much less a child, should experience such violence. It also reminds me that your response - crying out - is a good one to teach...