Leadership Conferences 2019

Two leadership conferences have been organized for the Spring of 2019.

The conference in April will be on the operations of general synod, in view of General Synod 2019 (Edmonton-Immanuel). Rev. G. Nederveen, emeritus minister of Burlington-Ebenezer and clerk at GS 2010 (Burlington-Ebenezer) will be the main speaker. Following his speech a panel consisting of Rev. Nederveen, Rev. Dave deBoer, br. Harold Leyenhorst, and br. John Roukema will field questions from the audience.

When: Thursday, April 11 : 8:00pm – 9:30pm-ish

Where: Abbotsford Canadian Reformed Church

Who: especially office bearers and aspiring office bearers; but all are welcome

The conference in May will be on something relating to the practical work of office bearers. The speaker that evening will be Br. John Siebenga, of Houston, BC. Br. Siebenga has served as an elder in more than one Canadian Reformed Church, and was, before his retirement, employed as a teacher and a clinical counselor. Following his speech he will field questions from the audience.

When: Friday, May 3 : 8:00pm – 9:30pm-ish

Where: Abbotsford Canadian Reformed Church

Who: especially office bearers and aspiring office bearers; but all are welcome

At both conferences there will be a book table hosted by Vanderheide Publishing.


Recordings of past leadership conferences

  • 2016: The Role and Operations of Synods  (by Rev. Dr. Karlo Janssen)
  • 2016: Leadership Training (by Rev. Joe Poppe)
  • 2018: Visiting (by br. Heres Snijder)
    • Handout (PDF of power point slides)
  • 2018: The Dutch churches and us (by Rev. J. Moesker). Regrettably, due to circumstances beyond our control, no recording was made of this evening. A sound recording of an event at which the same presentation was held can be found here.

Come Back Day 2019

Do you wonder how your classmates are doing?  Would you like to talk about the challenges you have faced after high school? Are you wondering about your future, and your place and role in God’s unfolding world?

The Reformed Bible College, in cooperation with Credo Christian High School, and Cornerstone Christian School, has organized a “Come Back Day.”

We start with a pizza dinner where you can reconnect with former classmates and teachers. After dinner there will opportunity to discuss how high school prepared you for your life now, and how the Reformed Bible College might help you.

This invitation is open to all those who graduated from Grade 12 in the last two years.

Date and Time: Wednesday, May 1, 7:00-9:00pm

Place: Credo Christian High School

Cost: free (but please register so there will be enough pizza)

To register, click here. Note, there’s a limit of 1 ticket per registration


Psalms conference

The recording of Rev. P. Holtvluwer’s speech in november 2018 on The Importance and Relevance of the Psalms can be found here .