Pastor First Randolph CRC, Wisconsin
Hospice Chaoplain - Volunteer
I came from the Netherlands Reformed Church in 1973 and made a Public Profession of Faith in the CRC at that time.
As I understand, the PRC and NRC are very similar in their professions of...
Perhaps we just need to imnclude it in the oath of office for ordination and installation?posted on: Time for Non-Compete Clauses for Clergy?
Thanks Randy. Last year I had to pull out a copy of the Letter of Call to remind them of their obligation. Some were stunned to see that in writing. It did change the previous decision and a raise...
I agree with you Pete... to a degree. As someone who reads a good deal on the Network, but posts only occasionally, there were a long list of "HI" comments to get through. That said, if it helps...posted on: Mug winners...and a new challenge
During the years from 1995-2007 I served as NY State Certified Umpire. Looking back on those years,I can see how some of the best training I had for the ministry happened on the baseball diamond....posted on: Stop and Soak in the Complaints
The question is how to get deacons involved in Classis and Synod? Would a stipend for those losing wages be an effective measure? Some Classes have stipends for elders to attend Synod. Perhaps...posted on: Diakonia Redux: Will Deacons Get a Voice?
While I support the idea of including deacons at Classis meetings, I wonder about the participation. It is hard to find deacons that are able/willing to take a day off of work for a Classis...posted on: Diakonia Redux: Will Deacons Get a Voice?
I just want to join the chorus and say Thank You for being the guide on this forum. Your work is very much appreciated! I do more reading than posting, but have been following along...posted on: Sign On to Safe Church
Having read (and appreciated) this article, I just ran accross this today...
This supports what you have found...posted on: Sermon-centricity on Sunday
Thanks, Steve... well put! I guess if someone really wants to change that procedure they could send an overture :)