I've been a full time youth pastor since 1994 and have served 3 CRC and 1 RCA church. I'm currently in the 9th year of my ministry at Harderwyk CRC in Holland, Michigan. I'm a graduate of Fuller Seminary and am married to Dawn and our daughter Ella was born in the spring of 2009.
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I think you can start out small and work your way to a bigger picture when it comes to incorporating our reformed heritage and theology in youth ministry.
The best way I can put it,...
I think the reformed in our youth groups must start with us. As reformed Christians it it our opportunity to help instill that worldview we have been blessed with in our students through how we...
It's all of us, together, teaching the catechism, the faith, our biblical worldview, to our children!
It's unfortunate so many of us balked at our catechism...posted on: So is the Heidelberg Catechism Relevant?
In an attempt to keep people on the same page about what the purpose of the meeting was about, I'm including the document that was shared.
The youth ministry task force is...posted on: Synod Discussion on Adolescents
I've been an ordained Ministry Associate in the role of Youth Pastor at Harderwyk Ministries in Classis Holland. I was ordained as an "Evangelist" in October of 2001 and since...