Steve Van Noort

About Me: 

Pastor of Lucas CRC

I am working on an D.min through Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis, MO.

  • I appreciate you sharing this. A smaller church needs a pastor to love them. A church that is dying still needs a shepherd. It takes someone of courage and great leadership skills to take a call...

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    Here are what I see to be the most disturbing trends:

    1. redefinition of the Gospel to be more of a social Gospel along the line of classical liberalism as see in some writings of...

  • This article was awesome. I hope this gets in the hands of congregation members. I have talked to many pastors who have had times of weeping because all they hear is criticism. Some pastors go...

  • Bev, you raise some good questions. And I have learned a lot from the discussions.

    You ask where in Calvin's Institutes does he talk about cessationism. I have found his remarks on this...

  • great comments Rob. I greatly appreciate your passion for a confessional foundatoin for churches.

     

    I have a question for you. Where do you see that the CO allows for people to be 3...

  • I am going to respond to you Jim, but it will only sound more contentious to you, probably. I hope not. But I feely unduly attacked by you calling me "contentious".  I wish you would debate more...

  • I am disapointed that you have singled me out, when ohters have said pretty the much the same things.

    My full response is at the bottom.

  • John,

    What a great illustration about your daughter comprehending deep and essential truths.

    We contemplated doing some VBS material. We looked at how it treated sin. It treated sin...

  • My passion is to strengthen the love for our confessions.

    It is beautiful to see six high school students in my profession of faith class be able to clearly explain verbally to me and...

  • James Dekker writes, "They recommended a few change in diction without seriously changing the tone or content of the proposed Covenant."

    How can you call the addition of "fully agree with...