I have been the pastor of the Lebanon Christian Reformed Church for 5.5 years. Now I'm serving as the pastor of the Forest Grove CRC in rural Hudsonville, MI. I am married with two children. We have an outdoor dog and a rabbit.
Exercise, reading, foosball, strategy games. Also, history, politics, some popular science is always fun.
Thanks for posting, Chelsey! I agree with you that Synod would be well served by including some times of silence. The Bible has a few things to say about speaking too quickly and too often...viewposted on: When a Contemplative Goes to Synod
I like the idea in many ways. Ecclesiastical piracy is a problem in the United States (Canada too?). However, I suppose that every pastor that splits a congregation in order to plant a "better"...viewposted on: Time for Non-Compete Clauses for Clergy?
Lived through it. Have the T-shirt. It seems to me like there is an absence of the Spirit. I don't know how else to explain why it is that the local congregation most often acts like a service...viewposted on: Mom and Pop vs. Big Box Church