George Vink

George Vink

Pastor George Vink has served as a pastor in the Christian Reformed Church for more than 30 years in British Columbia, Montana, Michigan, and California. He and his wife, Shirley, have four married sons and nine grandchildren.

November 30, 2017

From the Heart

Ephesians 5:8-21
Be filled with the Spirit. . . . Sing and make music from your heart to the Lord, always giving thanks to God the Father.

November 29, 2017

True Hospitality

Matthew 25:31-40
Love each other deeply. . . . Offer hospitality to one another without grumbling.

November 28, 2017

Living Means Loving

1 Peter 4:1-11
Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins. Offer hospitality to one another without grumbling.

November 27, 2017

Submission Involves Service

Ephesians 5:21-33
Submit to one another out of reverence for Christ.

November 26, 2017

Loving Means Submitting

Matthew 20:20-28
Submit to one another out of reverence for Christ.

November 25, 2017

Kindness, Compassion, Forgiveness

Ephesians 4:29-5:8
Be kind and compassionate . . . forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you. Follow God’s example, therefore . . . and walk in the way of love. . . .

November 24, 2017

The New Way of Love

Ephesians 4:17-5:2
Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.

November 23, 2017

Freedom Leads to Humble Service

Galatians 5:1, 13-15
It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery. . . . Serve one another humbly in love.

November 22, 2017

Free to Serve One Another

Galatians 5:13-14
You, my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the flesh; rather, serve one another humbly in love.

November 21, 2017

Getting Along Is Essential

1 Corinthians 1:4-17
God is faithful, who has called you into fellowship with his Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.

November 20, 2017

Living in Harmony Is Necessary

Romans 12:9-16
Rejoice with those who rejoice; mourn with those who mourn. Live in harmony with one another.

November 19, 2017

Acceptance With No Favoritism

James 2:1-13
Believers in our glorious Lord Jesus Christ must not show favoritism.

November 18, 2017

Accepting One Another

Romans 15:1-13
Accept one another, then, just as Christ accepted you, in order to bring praise to God.

November 17, 2017

“I’m Praying for You; Please Pray for Me”

Romans 1:8-10
God . . . is my witness how constantly I remember you in my prayers at all times.

November 16, 2017

Too Busy to Pray?

James 5:13-20
Confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.

November 15, 2017

Praying for One Another

Ephesians 6:10-20
Pray in the Spirit on all occasions. . . . With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the Lord’s people.

November 14, 2017

Loving Means Using My Gifts

1 Peter 4:7-11
Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins. . . . Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others. . . .

November 13, 2017

Using Our Spirit-Given Gifts

1 Corinthians 12:4-27
Now you are the body of Christ, and each one of you is a part of it.

November 12, 2017

More About Encouragement

Romans 12:1-8
If your gift is . . . serving, then serve; if it is teaching, then teach; if it is to encourage, then give encouragement.

November 11, 2017

The Urgency of Encouragement

Hebrews 10:19-25
Spur one another on toward love and good deeds . . . encouraging one another—and all the more as you see the Day approaching.

November 10, 2017

Encouragement

1 Thessalonians 5:1-11
Encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing.

November 9, 2017

Confession and Forgiveness

James 5:13-18
Confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.

November 8, 2017

Room for David, Room for Me

Psalm 32
Blessed is the one whose transgressions are forgiven, whose sins are covered. . . . When I kept silent, my bones wasted away through my groaning all day long.

November 7, 2017

It’s All About Humility

Philippians 2:1-11
Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves.

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