Seminary Professor Challenged by Homosexuals at College Speech

Pittsburgh Seminary Associate Professor of New Testament, Dr. Robert Gagnon, has written an essay titled “Back to the Oppressive Future: Homosexualist Attempts at Suppressing Rational Debate at BowdoinCollege and the Maine ‘Gay Marriage’ Referendum,” which describes his experience when he spoke at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine on the October 30, 2009. He was speaking... Continue Reading

Jeanne Patterson Called Home to Glory

Jeanne Taber Patterson, 86, widow of Donald Patterson, passed away on Monday, November 2 in Ridgeland, Miss. Jeanne and Don Patterson were married in 1947 in Hackensack, N.J. They had children: Elizabeth, James, and Shirley. Don entered glory on December 25, 1998. Her daughter-in-law, Mary AlicePatterson stated: “Mama Jeanne peacefully entered the presence of her... Continue Reading

An Egyptian PCA Pastor Ministering to the Dutch

Teaching Elder James Hakim is an ethnic Egyptian (Coptic) from Detroit, Mich., who went to seminary in Mississippi but is now serving as a minister in the rural, ethnic Dutch enclave of Orange City, Iowa. He has been serving as the first pastor of Harvest PCA for the past two years. James’ family is actually... Continue Reading

Covenant Alumna Receives Fulbright Award to Make Art in Iceland

Covenant College alumna Elizabeth Tubergen ’08 was awarded a U.S. Fulbright Student Scholarship to Iceland. The Fulbright, a U.S. Department of State international exchange program, allowed for Tubergen to move in July to Iceland, where she will stay for a year. She is the third Covenant College graduate and the first Covenant College art major... Continue Reading

List of PCA Men Who Blog

The ‘Men in the PCA’ website has started a list of PCA men who blog. To be added to the list contact Harvey. Go here to see the list.

Deborah Taylor awarded Pearl & Floyd Franks Scholarship

Fiddler Deborah Taylor, 17, was recently awarded the Pearl & Floyd Franks Scholarship from The Share America Foundation during a recent Sacred Sounds Fridays concert at the Ringgold Depot in Ringgold, GA. Taylor appeared at the event performing three songs including “Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing,” and Dottie Rambo’s “We Shall Behold Him.” Taylor,... Continue Reading

Eric McQuitty, PCA Pastor, Called Home to Glory

Eric McQuitty, 79, was called home to glory on October 26, 2009. He pastored Presbyterian churches in North Carolina, West Virginia, Alabama, Texas, Kentucky, and Louisiana. Of his three sons, two are ministers: Eric Andrew (Andy) McQuitty is pastor of IrvingBibleChurch in Texas, and Timothy James McQuitty is pastor of Trinity Presbyterian Church (PCA) in... Continue Reading

Harold Hight, Twice Retired, at 70 and 92

by Don K. Clements Most of us who attended Covenant Seminary in the 60’s and 70’s had lots of opportunities to preach in a number of RPCES (and even an RPCNA) congregations in the St. Louis and Southern Illinois area. I always enjoyed the opportunities I had in the coal fields across the river, in... Continue Reading

Films and faith

Four-part series Movies are a significant place of common ground for all people. But, how do we learn to ‘read a movie’ through the eyes of faith? One method I’ve developed is the acronym B.M.I.C.- beauty, metaphors, idolatry and common grace. The second category, metaphors, is a bit tricky. Religious folk can start reading all... Continue Reading

Plantinga to Step Down as CTS President

Rev. Dr. Cornelius Plantinga, Jr. has informed the Calvin Theological Seminary Board of Trustees that he will step down as president of the institution at the end of the 2010-2011 academic year. In a letter to the board, Plantinga said that he decided to step down as president of CTS following a great deal of... Continue Reading