Kirk Riddering

  • The one question that I have and have been thinking about lately is how to properly listen to a sermon.  when we gather for worship the the foremost thing we try to do is bring glory to God,...

    posted on: Not Enough Time?
  • I think the author is right about these trends and they all seem to focus on the convenience of the worshipers. Sometimes we lose sight of the first priority of worship which is to bring glory to...

  • When the church advocates for our government to mandate caps on emissions we must be prepared for the effects. These types of mandates will most certainly make our energy prices to sky rocket, as ...

  • In the passages from 1 Tim. it begins with the assumption or requirement that there be a desire to serve in these offices, it seems this is lacking in many cases.  Currently in our church we are...

  • I may be wrong but I believe in a rapture and that it will be public and final as opposed to one that is secret, which we hear taught more often.

  • It is good to take time to think about the "bigness" of God, this past Christmas season I thought about it often as well.  The verse that stood out for me was Ephesians 4:10  ( He who descended is...

    posted on: God, He's Huge!
  • Q&A 81 which is used in this artical is very similar to the things we ask someone making public proffession of faith.  Our profession of faith is an examination of ourselves and people of very...

    posted on: Invited (part 2)
  • there has to be some level of understanding to participate, I am not sure how a young child examines himself carefully.

    posted on: Invited
  • In the Heidelberg catchism  L.D. 35 , images of God or Jesus are not permitted .  I would be interested to see if anyone else thinks that movies like this would be applied to this.

  •  In our church we are typically served in our seats and occasionally go up front to recieve it.  I think when we try to find different ways of doing communion people are concentrating more on the...