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Allan Janssen

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A View from the Pews

by Allan Janssen After forty years preaching, I now sit in a pew. And since I am a preacher’s kid, I have never before had a pastor. Both experiences are revealing I discovered that not only am I eager to…
Essay

Splitting is Sin

By Allan Janssen In the past few weeks, I have heard talk of a “split” in my church, the Reformed Church in America, from a number of folk, including denominational leaders. While the conversations don’t assume that a division is…