John Suk

About Me: 

I am the pastor of Grace Christian Reformed Church in Cobourg, Ontario, and former editor in chief of The Banner, denominational magazine of the Christian Reformed Church.

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What are the necessary elements of a good church policy manual?

Our church is gathering together years of of old policy statements and council decisions in order to produce a policy manual that works. But we're working in a vacuum. We'd really like like to see the manuals some other churches have put together. Will you send me a copy of yours? Hard or electronic? And/or, can you share with this list some good insights you may have about such policy manuals? Thanks
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Wish I Could Be Afraid

I wish I could be afraid. Like Peter was afraid, once.
It happened this way. One day, after a fruitless night of fishing, Jesus told Peter to throw the nets out on the other side of the boat. Peter thought, "No way. Wrong place; wrong time." But to humor Jesus — who had, after all, just healed his mother-in-law — Peter did as he was told. And according to the story Luke tells, Peter caught a huge load of fish. It seemed a miracle.

Pastors
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