Mister B

  • I will consider looking at Faith Alive's material first, which I usually do.  Unfortunately, I often have to look through a great deal of material before I find something that is both interesting...

  • Brother Zylstra:

    I agree with you totally.  Please don't misunderstand me.  I am in no way saying that the church (or the denomination or seminary, for that matter) "owes" the candidate a...

  • Alejandro:

    I think that what I described above is that the CRC is no longer in a situation that is "normal" or "average."  For the first time in many years, the CRC is saturated with...

  • Good insights, Alejandro.  But you missed the question that Brother Koll is addressing:  Why are so many of our candidates still waiting?  To say that the "average" CRC candidate shouldn't fear...

  • I am one of those candidates in the waiting room.  I am available to go wherever God wants me to go.  I am not tied down to a wife who has her own career and cannot relocate or to children who...

  • Agreed - so let's get moving.  Let's stop talking about the problems and start talking more about solutions. Let's talk more about how we can implement the guidelines that were made by Synod...

  • Ministry to youth and young adults is a topic that has already been talked about openly within the denomination.  In fact, a number of years ago, a study committee presented its report to Synod...

  • The conclusions listed above are nothing new.  I've said the same thing over 20 years ago.  And yet the CRC still expects the pastors to be the primary influence in the lives of our youth and...