Participant

Trevor Mouw

About Me: 

Theology Teacher in Iowa

Master's Degree in Bible & Theology from Sioux Falls Seminary

Interests: 

Reformed Theology

John Calvin

Herman Bavinck

Geerhardus Vos

Church History

  • Indeed. I had actually wanted to use the word "elder", but didn't want to cause confusion with the church office.

    posted on: Status Confessionis
  • What Eric said.

    posted on: Status Confessionis
  • 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...

    posted on: Status Confessionis
  • 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...

    posted on: Status Confessionis
  • 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...

    posted on: Status Confessionis
  • "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...

    posted on: Status Confessionis
  • "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...

    posted on: Status Confessionis
  • 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...

  • "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,...