Simon_rj

  • Hi John.

    I value what you're saying.  I think you have good insights into this subject and appreciate your reflections; so thank you for sharing them.

    I too feel a huge lift when the...

  • Hi John,

     

    I believe your point about the worshippers liking the songs and other elements of worship is the core issue.  Have you noticed that when a member invites a friend to...

  • Hi Joe,

    Glad I found your article.  I miss your presence up here at Classis Columbia :(

    I'm joining the conversation pretty late, but the content of your article is still viable and...

  • I'm a church planter.  Starting from scratch-without a team.  I joined the CRC three years ago.  I have a broad and varied Christian background experiencially, but the one common thread throughout...

    posted on: Deck Chairs?
  • 1.  New Symbol is Way Cool !!!   Amazing how much more positive it makes me feel.

    2.  Regarding the terminology; handicapped vs disabled.  Frankly After chasing the latest "acceptable"...

  • Hi Sam,

    I too come from this "tribe" as K A Smith calls it in this thread.  I am also a Church planter for the CRC and am in the first few months of our church plant.  My ordination in the...

  • Mark, I must agree with Rob on this.  You do bring out a very good perspective that I was not aware of before reading your article, and for that I am truly grateful.  It will help me process some...

  • My wife and I have been attending a CRC church for about 5 months now.  Our 30+ years of Christian experience is in more non-liturgical and charismatic churches.  We find the CRC meets a need for...

  • You're very welcome.

    I'm glad you shared.  I've learned something from you that will help me be a better minister.  Please feel no obligation, but should you have the time and interest, I...

    posted on: Worship Vacation?
  • Hey, I'm glad you did "jump back into the conversation."  I much appreciate your comments; very clear and, I believe, faithful to the Biblical idea and history of worship.

    I think I might...

    posted on: Worship Vacation?