Tagged: Canadian Reformed Church

Think Twice Before Joining a Canadian Reformed Church.

Think Twice Before Joining a Canadian Reformed Church.

As a blogger who happens to be identified with the federation of Canadian Reformed Churches, I sometimes receive messages from lovely people warning me about how bad the Canadian Reformed Churches are, that this denomination is...

Cashing the Cheque

Cashing the Cheque

Recently, over at Yinkahdinay, Pastor Wes Bredenhof wrote a blog post about issues facing the Canadian Reformed Churches (CanRC.)  It was met with mixed reaction, as some people thought it was too negative. His...

Usher: The 4th Office

Usher: The 4th Office

From an anonymous sister in Christ: Hi Ryan, I have a question for you. I know that the Bible teaches women cannot be pastors or elders, but what about ushers? I asked our head...

Conversion: The Story of How I Came to Believe.

Conversion: The Story of How I Came to Believe.

You mentioned recently in a post that you have been a believer for only a few years.   Didn’t you go to a church since you were a child and prefess your faith as an...

Random Thoughts about The Pipe Organ

Random Thoughts about The Pipe Organ

This post is a bunch of random thoughts I have had about the pipe organ. Disclaimer – please do not take this seriously. Although where there is smoke… When chatting with a  friends about the praise...

Are We an Outward or an Inward Looking Church?

Are We an Outward or an Inward Looking Church?

 “We are outwardly focussed. We believe our community is a mission field. We do not exist for ourselves, but for the glory of God and our neighbours’ salvation.”  That is a quote taken from...

Straightjacket Christianity

Straightjacket Christianity

The following article is written by guest blogger Paul Jubenvill, a friend of mine and a dear brother in Christ.  Both of us were born outside of the Canadian Reformed Churches and raised in...

Why Cities Matter (and Let’s Plant a Church in Burnaby)

Why Cities Matter (and Let’s Plant a Church in Burnaby)

After we were married, my wife and I lived, worked, played and went to church in Surrey, BC – Canada‘s 5th most populous city.  After 5 years of marriage and suffering 2 miscarriages, we...