Jason Ellis

  • Hello

  • Jesus is the Lord of All Life, but the sinners who comprise the church are not. The Reformed tradition going back to Calvin has always affirmed the 2 Kingdoms (Right hand and Left hand) even if...

  • Nick, I would hope if we are being effective in discipleship that our members would be discerning when engaging Fox News, the New York Times or any other source. I find that most people, if you...

  • Nick, you obviously have strong opinions about this topic. What is it that you would hope to accomplish by getting the denomination directly involved? Are you not free to petition your own member...

  • The overture, I suspect is motivated by a couple impulses. The first is a desire by some in our denomination to embrace a mainline social gospel where the church works as a political activist...

  • New believers have to learn words like "propitiation", explaining our polity is just another part of discipleship. I didn't grow up CRC, the first time my pastor talked about "going to Classis" I...

  • Tom, 

    It would seem that the issue Doug raises is that the church *has* advocated particular solutions, whether that was the intent of your report or not. I don't see how the advocacy of...

  • Doug, you may also consider the Pickens Plan: http://pickensplan.com/

    It utilizes more natural gas, but also nuclear and hydro-power. Part of the problem with the Institutional Church...

  • In reading Kuyper's views on common grace, he seems to start not with creation order, but with the Noahic Covenant. 

    The PR's do indeed reject common grace, but they are an extreme outlier...

  • I have found, even in our small tradition, there are many different understandings of common grace. At a minimum we should be able to agree that certain institutions such as the government or...