Author Archives: PaulVK

About PaulVK

Husband, Father of 5, Pastor

Post-Synod Do Justice on Various Cultures

Our understanding of our big God can be enriched by the insights of Jesus-followers from various cultures. https://t.co/WwPxedHC5a #crcsynod pic.twitter.com/S8zPP2dVLO — CRC Public Dialogue (@cpublicdialogue) June 22, 2017 http://dojustice.crcna.org/article/diversity-and-discernment

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Why bother with church?

Source: Why bother with church?

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Fat Shaming and Seeking Acceptance

https://www.theatlantic.com/video/iframe/531117/ https://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/531117/roxane-gay-on-acceptance/?utm_source=feed “As a feminist I believe that acceptance is incredibly important especially for women.” Tim Keller observes, following Charles Taylor that human beings used to receive their identity from their parents and their village. This was of course terribly … Continue reading

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NYT on Betsy De Vos and CRC Christian Education

https://www.getreligion.org/getreligion/2017/6/15/surprise-nytimes-offers-balanced-look-at-betsy-devos-christian-high-school?rq=betsy%20devos

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Hulk Hogan, Peter Thiel, Donald Trump

https://www.vox.com/culture/2017/6/23/15844946/nobody-speak-review-netflix-hulk-hogan-sex-tape-gawker-sheldon-adelson

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Banner quick summary of Synod 2017

https://thebanner.org/news/2017/06/do-justice-love-mercy-but-how-and-when

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Skye Jethani and Russell Moore talk about declining church attendance

Frequency of attending. It’s about supply and demand The Internet offers a surplus of good Biblical teaching while the demand for teaching is going down therefore church attendance suffers especially for church traditions that rely on teaching as the centerpiece. … Continue reading

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