David Rylaarsdam

David Rylaarsdam is associate professor of historical tehology, Calvin Theological Seminary, Grand Rapids, Michigan.

 

Articles by this author:

  • In Christ Alone

    A Profession of Faith Service Using Font, Pulpit, and Table

    The following service was planned by David Rylaarsdam for the profession of faith of his 10-year-old son, Andrew. The service clearly connects profession of faith with baptism and uses the font, pulpit, and table to lead Andrew through his profession of faith.

     

    Gathering

    Prelude

    Song: “Be Still, for the Presence” SNC 11

    Call to Worship (from RW 27:42)

  • "You Shall Be My Witnesses": Pentecost Service

    The love of God has been poured into ourhearts through the Holy Spirit that hasbeen given to us” (Rom. 5:5). By pouringlove for God into our hearts, the Spiritgathers and forms a new community.