My Problem with the PCA Study Committee Report on Human Sexuality
In my view, the pro-Greg Johnson and pro-Missouri Presbytery group were actually the winners with the publication of this Report.
The poignant issue for the PCA is…the ordination of men who publicly identify as gay-Christians. On this issue the document leaves the progressive side a wide-open pathway to capture the PCA. On page 31, the document says, “Insofar as such persons display the requisite Christian maturity, we do not consider this sin struggle automatically to... Continue Reading
PCA Report of the Ad Interim Committee on Human Sexuality
The Report of the Ad Interim Committee on Human Sexuality to the 48th Presbyterian Church in America General Assembly
To the 48th General Assembly, The following Ad Interim Committee Report has been prepared for the 48th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in America originally scheduled for June 2020. As a consequence of the postponing of that Assembly due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our Report will now not be officially presented to the General... Continue Reading
Presidential Transition At Covenant Theological Seminary
Covenant Seminary in St. Louis, MO, is beginning the search for a new president to succeed Dr. Mark Dalbey.
From Dr. Miles Gresham, Chairman of the Board of Trustees for Covenant Theological Seminary: Dr. Mark Dalbey has been a faithful example of wise and godly leadership as President of Covenant Seminary the past eight years. His calm and humble demeanor paired with an unwavering trust in the Lord have been a source of steady... Continue Reading
2020 RPCNA Synod Cancelled; Will Meet Next in June 2021
The 2020 Synod of the Reformed Presbyterian Church in North America has been cancelled and will meet next in Marion, IN in June of 2021
None of this is ideal or preferred, but Providence has dictated, and the voice of Christ through the ordained leadership of His Church has clearly communicated. We trust our Lord will bless your ministries in this coming year, that He will give you strength and creativity to meet the needs of your particular flocks, and... Continue Reading
PCA Administrative Committee Votes to Hire Bryan Chapell as Stated Clerk Pro-Tempore
The AC voted unanimously to hire TE Bryan Chapell as stated clerk pro-tempore and provisional AC coordinator.
The 48th General Assembly will vote on Dr. Chapell’s election as stated clerk in 2021 (RAO 3-4). Chapell, currently senior pastor of Grace Presbyterian Church in Peoria, Illinois, is tentatively scheduled to start Sept. 1. Current Stated Clerk L. Roy Taylor will continue in the position until Chapell begins. The Presbyterian Church in America’s... Continue Reading
The OPC Postpones Its General Assembly to June 2-8, 2021
The Orthodox Presbyterian Church postpones its 87th General Assembly to June 2-8, 2021.
As recommended by the Committee on General Assembly Arrangements, the new place, date, and time for the 87th General Assembly of the OPC will be the campus of Trinity Christian College in Palos Heights, IL, beginning with a worship service at 7 PM on Wednesday, June 2, 2021, and concluding no later than noon on... Continue Reading
Statement from the PCA Ad Interim Study Committee on Human Sexuality
The study committee will make the report available to the PCA at the originally scheduled time.
The Ad Interim Committee’s study of the assigned issues is complete, but there may be a delay of the final editing and publication for a short time,. The report will not be officially presented to the General Assembly until its next scheduled meeting in 2021. Nevertheless, the committee will make the report available to the... Continue Reading
The 48th PCA General Assembly Postponed: Some Questions to Consider
While the PCA Administrative Committee’s action is understandable the Assembly cancellation raises important and unavoidable questions.
A small number of PCA churches have already departed to other denominations or are attempting to form a new denomination, largely precipitated by Revoice-related concerns. It seems likely that a year without an assembly, especially under the present circumstances, may help protect the health of presbyters, but may be harmful to the health of the... Continue Reading
48th PCA General Assembly Postponed Until 2021
The postponed 48th PCA General Assembly, scheduled to meet in Birmingham in June 2020, will meet in St. Louis June 29-July 2, 2021.
The 48th General Assembly scheduled to meet in Birmingham on June 15-19, 2020 has been postponed and has been scheduled to meet on June 29-July 2, 2021 in St. Louis, Missouri, hosted by Missouri Presbytery. The 49th General Assembly will meet in Birmingham in 2022 hosted by Evangel Presbytery. At a special meeting on... Continue Reading
URC Synod Redeemer 2020 Postponed For One Year
The convening committee of the United Reformed Churches (URC) for Synod Redeemer 2020 has postponed the Synod meeting for one year.
The convening committee of the United Reformed Churches (URC) for Synod Redeemer 2020 met Tuesday, March 17th, to discuss the possibility of postponing Synod in light of the current global situation surrounding the corona virus outbreak. After prayerful consideration, and upon the approval of the convening consistory of Wellandport URC, we have come to the... Continue Reading