• Clergy Vestments, part 4

    Posted Mar 24th, 2013 By in Pastor Brian's Blog, Why We Do What We Do With | No Comments

    Everyday when we wake up we have a choice to make when it comes to choosing which clothes we will wear. My selection during the week often depends on whether or not I have to sit down in front of someone and who they are and the nature of that meeting. Ministers are especially mindful …

  • What’s Next

    Posted Mar 23rd, 2013 By in Cadets Blog With | No Comments

    Hey Cadet Families, We had a great time at Pinewood today, took home a lot of hardware. Thanks so much to Kjell for his guidance to our entire club. So on Wednesday we’ll be having Cadets, with our usual last-week Pizza night. Don’t forget we also have a campout coming up; we have sites 13-15 …

  • SoCal Council Derby SATURDAY

    Posted Mar 20th, 2013 By in Cadets Blog With | No Comments

    OK Folks, Just got home from a great time at our club derby, thanks all for coming out, it was a lot of fun. But not as much fun as this Saturday’s all-SoCal Council Derby is going to be! Here’s the scoop. The derby is at Crosspoint Church, 6950 Edison Avenue, Chino (click here for …

  • Clergy Vestmesnts, part 3

    Posted Mar 17th, 2013 By in Pastor Brian's Blog, Why We Do What We Do With | No Comments

    Last week I argued that ministerial garments are a circumstance of worship and something properly regarded as adiaphora. But even circumstances are to be governed by God’s Word and Christian prudence. Therefore, while the minister must wear something while ministering, he cannot wear anything. There is some latitude here and that must be affirmed. What’s …

  • Race Time!

    Posted Mar 14th, 2013 By in Cadets Blog With | No Comments

    All right, race fans! We’re ready for Pinewood Derby! Well, most of us anyways. Kjell is willing to help out in the workshop after Sunday School, but nobody came last week, so if anybody wants his help this week, you’ll need to let us know, otherwise he’ll just take a well-deserved break. Lots of important …

  • Clergy Vestments, part 2

    Posted Mar 10th, 2013 By in Pastor Brian's Blog, Why We Do What We Do With | No Comments

    Those of you who remember the Sunday school class and series of bulletin articles I did a couple of years ago on the subject of Reformed worship will remember the phrase “Regulative Principle of Worship” and the categories of elements and circumstances of worship, and adiaphora. The RPW is the principle that governs all Reformed …

  • Almost There!

    Posted Mar 7th, 2013 By in Cadets Blog With | No Comments

    OK Cadet families, We’re getting really close to pinewood derby now, I’m starting to see cars being almost ready! Here’s what’s left, schedule-wise: Sun Mar 10: optional extra work with Kjell Osness in the workshop after Sunday School Wed Mar 13: last Wed. night to work on cars! Sun Mar 17: last optional extra work …

  • Clergy Vestments, part 1

    Posted Mar 3rd, 2013 By in Pastor Brian's Blog, Why We Do What We Do With | No Comments

    What should a minister wear when he is leading the congregation and functioning in his official capacity? Anyone who has thought about that question or about the way clothing plays a major role in societal structures and sociological conventions knows that while a minister must wear something he can’t just wear anything. Just as it …

© 2014 New Life Presbyterian Church of La Mesa. Customization by CreativePY & D3 Solutions. All Rights Reserved. Valid (x)HTML and CSS