Theology Teacher in Iowa
Master's Degree in Bible & Theology from Sioux Falls Seminary
Indeed. I had actually wanted to use the word "elder", but didn't want to cause confusion with the church office.
What Eric said.
It has been such a discouragement to me in this thread, and other threads, to see older men in my denomination work so hard, through synodical wording or procedural loopholes, to try to make space...
From the Executive Summary of the Human Sexuality Report:
"We also conclude that this status is warranted because these sins threaten a person’s salvation. The Scriptures call the church to...
Hence why Henry has to explicitly state that (for some reason) we CANNOT use Ursinus's definition of "unchastity", even though he wrote the Heidelberg Catechism.
Because, as the report...
"If Synod 2021 passes the recommendation that the church's teaching on sexuality already has confessional status - that statement in itself recognizes this teaching not in the pastoral advice...
"All previous synodical actions on the matter are explicitly and tellingly characterized as "pastoral advice.""
Exactly the problem, then?
My hope is that somebody (from the study...
Well done. Thank you for this!
Praying fervently that the CRCNA not only continues to follow scripture by upholding the traditional one-man/one-woman stance on marriage as shown in this...
Also, Mark, you did not reply to Dan's specific question:
"Your new policy seems to be saying that anyone who wishes to join in any discussions must first acknowledge and agree with certain...posted on: "Censorship" on The Network
"Posts to the Network that deny that whites have privileges in our society that people of color do not enjoy, denying that whites sit atop a racial hierarchy that our society has established,...posted on: "Censorship" on The Network