Rev Rodney Vermeulen

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Joy

“… our gospel came to you not only in word, but also in the power of the Holy Spirit and with full conviction … And you became imitators of...

The wisdom of God vs the wisdom of the world

 “… but we preach Christ crucified, a stumbling block to Jews and folly to Gentiles, but to those who are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of...

Two Kingdoms

Then the Lord said to Moses and Aaron, “When Pharaoh says to you, ‘Prove yourselves by working a miracle,’ then you shall say to Aaron, ‘Take your staff and...

Church Services – the new (ab)normal

Unsurprisingly our Canadian sister churches have also moved to live-streaming the church services. I pass on (below and slightly updated) a pertinent pastoral letter about this from Rev Rodney...

Lack Wisdom? Ask God.

“If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him” (James 1:5).Hands up if you lack...

Latest Posts

Classis North 20-11-2020’s bad decision

Last week Friday Classis North adopted a proposal submitted by the FRC Launceston to “propose that Synod decide to mandate the Deputies for Sister...

Are Human Rights Biblical?

Human rights are relatively new. It was only following the atrocities of WW II that human rights became a global movement. Already after WW...

Bonhoeffer: Dead End Theology

Seven years ago, Dutch DGK minister Rev E Heres wrote: “It is remarkable how much attention there is in our time for the German theologian...

Reformation Day

Some people say: doctrine divides but service unites, so let’s focus on what unites us, on what we have in common, rather than on...

A School of Sons and Daughters (2)

The following is the second and final part of Dr C van Dam's speech. Memory Work             Scripture makes clear that parents have to entrust the...