Rejoicing with Phil Ryken, Wheaton College’s Eighth President

It was a joy to represent the Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals and my own congregation, the First Presbyterian Church of Jackson, Mississippi (PCA) at the Inaugural Festivities at Wheaton College. As most of the folks reading this blog will know, The Reverend Dr. Philip Graham Ryken is a Council Member of the Alliance of Confessing... Continue Reading

ARP Pastor’s Family thanks community that supported them in time of grief

The following story, written by Ben McNeely of the Kannapolis-based Independent Tribune describes the service and many of the related stories for the funeral of Jamie McClamrock, son of ARP Pastor Mark McClamrock in Concord, NC. Details of the incident in Iraq are available at When Mark and Susan stepped on board a plane... Continue Reading

Albert Mohler says he’s embarrassed by past support of women in ministry

Carl Henry “looked at me with a look that surprised me, and he simply said to me, ‘One day this will be a matter of great embarrassment to you.'” A seminary president who served on a committee that 10 years ago revised the Southern Baptist Convention’s confessional document to declare that only men should be... Continue Reading

Breaking News: Southeastern Baptist Seminary receives huge donation of Francis Schaeffer’s unpublished works from his daughter, Deborah

At a ceremony during Tuesday morning’s chapel service, Schaeffer’s daughter, Deborah Middelmann, handed seminary professor Bruce Little a black, leather-bound copy of her father’s copiously noted King James Version of the Bible. Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, located in Wake Forest, NC (near Raleigh/Durham) has landed the collected papers of one of the most important evangelicals... Continue Reading

Charlotte (NC) TV Station interviews family of ARP Soldier killed in Iraq

Schedule for viewing and funeral of James McClamrock are included at the end of the article. Amid tears, Susan McClamrock talked about her son Monday. “I think that’s what hurts so badly is that we lost a good man that day,” she said. “A good son and a good husband.” 22-year old James McClamrock and... Continue Reading

Facebook Withdraws, Restores Pastor’s Access over Qur’an Controversy

As a Florida pastor faced pressure to call off his plans to burn Qur’ans, Facebook revoked a Portland minister’s posting rights to his page opposing the burning. By late Thursday (Sept. 9), the Quran burning was on hold and the Rev. Chuck Currie was back on Facebook. Currie’s page, “People of Faith Opposed to the... Continue Reading

Rev. Peter J. Marshall, founder/director of Peter Marshall Ministries, dies at 70.

The Rev. Peter J. Marshall, founder and director of Peter Marshall Ministries died suddenly in Orleans, Mass. this past week. He was 70 years old Born Jan. 21, 1940, Peter John Marshall was the son of the Scottish minister, Dr. Peter Marshall, who became pastor of the New York Avenue Presbyterian Church in Washington, DC,... Continue Reading

Korean-American Student dies in Japan – family wants answers; Anti-Korean racism suspected

Wosniak, who teaches Sunday school at Salt and Light Presbyterian Church in Buford, where the Kangs are members, said Scott Kang’s death has rattled the Korean-American community. A Buford, Georgia family is struggling to unravel the mystery of their son’s death in another country 6,800 miles away. Hoon “Scott” Kang, 20, was vacationing in Tokyo... Continue Reading

Runaway Christian teen convert from Islam granted U.S. residency

The girl was later moved into foster care after she said in an affidavit that her Muslim father had threatened her after finding out about her conversion. Her father denies the allegation. A runaway who said her father threatened to kill her for converting to Christianity from Islam has been granted permanent residency in the... Continue Reading

Rich DeVos, co-founder of Amway, to Receive Faith and Freedom Award from the Acton Institute

The award recognizes an individual who exemplifies commitment to faith and freedom through outstanding leadership in civic, business, or religious life. Richard M. DeVos will receive Acton Institute’s Faith and Freedom Award in October for his remarkable accomplishments in business, American cultural life and philanthropy. Rev. Robert A. Sirico, president and co-founder of the Acton... Continue Reading