Participant

Karl Westerhof

About Me: 

Husband and father; part time Pastor of Congregational Life at Grace CRC,GR 

Interests: 

Reading, babies, puppies, organisational development, coaching, North woods, faith formation.

  • Thanks Bonnie. Nothing easy about standing up for justice in the church, is there?  And God forbid that we should try to have Christlike conversations about difficult issues. I'm stunned, frankly...

  • Thank you, my sister. My heart can't even bear what you HAVE to bear every day. May God give you strength and safety and grace to endure!  And may God give us justice. 

  • Lisa, I'm delighted to discover this piece and this program. Didn't know of it, or you!  I worked for crwrc/WR for a couple of decades and have been a member of Grace CRC in GR for longer than you...

  • I couldn't help but respond!   Back in 1971 I discovered Berry.  Oh my goodness.  When my daughter was being born in '71 I read A Place On Earth to my wife while she was in labor.  then just a few...

  • Dallas Willard's Renovation of the Heart.  Yes is sometimes dense, and sometimes wordy, but what an incredible book on sanctification and how we receive it as a gift AND how we respond with ...

  • I’m finding Harry B to be a helpful voice here.  Discerning fruitfulness....   slippery slope on the way to forgetting that it’s God who give the increase.   And yet...  I think there’s an awful...

  • This is a very helpful piece.  I wish I had read it weeks ago!  Thanks.  I certainly resonate with the idea that the campaign is creating stress in me!  Being more aware of that helps; I had never...

  • Thank you, Syd!
      Fear - the pit of fear that lives inside of me.  It casts out love, or tries to.  And fuels my racial junk.  You help express how deeply rooted my race junk is.  and how...