America’s Newest Medal of Honor Recipient

“I’VE MADE PEACE WITH GOD” – America’s newest Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient By retired Navy Chaplain Don K. Clements On July 24, 2009, by a vote of the Congress, Sergeant First Class Jared Monti of Raynham, Massachusetts, was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor. On September 17th President Obama made the posthumous presentation of... Continue Reading

PCA Leaders Comment on the Legacy of Bethany Christian Services Co-Founder

In response to the announcement of the death of Mary Vanden Bosch, co-founder of Bethany Christian Services, two PCA ministers who worked with her reflected on her life and recounted her legacy. Fred Marsh, Associate Coordinator of Mission to North America (MNA), who served in the late 80s and early 90s as a Southeast Region... Continue Reading

Professor Griffith Reports on Teaching in Japan

RTS Washington, DC Professor Howard Griffith Reports on Teaching in Japan During Summer 2009 When I arrived at RTS/Washington D.C., 2 1/2 years ago, I recognized that God has given me my heart’s desire—teaching theology in seminary. But it’s never a good idea to be too comfortable—we are called to take up the cross—so I... Continue Reading

Jewish Believer’s Bakery Ruled “Kosher”

Religious tensions remained in Israel Thursday, July 16, after the Israeli Supreme Court ruled that a Jewish baker’s belief in Jesus Christ does not make her baked food unkosher. In its verdict, the Court overturned a decision by the Chief Rabbinate of Israel, the country’s highest religious governing body, to remove the ‘kashrut‘, or Jewish... Continue Reading

Recently Passed Notable Christian Leaders

Following is a list of some notable Christian leaders who have recently died. Go to the Read More section for more details and links to full obituaries. Geoffrey W. Bromiley, theologian Ernest W. Lefever, Ethics and Public Policy Center Bob Lehnhart, Mission Aviation Fellowship/Airserv Graham Stanton, New Testament scholar Frank Toews, Africa Inland Mission Mary... Continue Reading

Rev. John A. Little Called Home to Glory

Rev. John A. Little, retired pastor of the First Presbyterian Church (ARP) of Tucker, Georgia, died Tuesday, Sept.15, 2009. The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 18, 2009, at Bill Head Funeral Home, Lilburn/Tucker Chapel. Interment will be in Georgia Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Thursday from 2 – 6... Continue Reading

Q & A with Episcopal Bishop

The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori, presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church, will be visiting Diocese of Central Pennsylvania in early September 2009. In advance of her visit, she responded to questions from the York (PA) Daily Record, in which she made her first public response to recent criticisms made by the Archbishop of Canterbury,... Continue Reading

Study: 3 Percent of Women Victims of Clergy Sexual Advances

(RNS) More than 3 percent of adult women who attend religious services at least once a month have been victims of clergy sexual misconduct, according to researchers at BaylorUniversity. Put another way: in a congregation of 400 people, seven adult women have been targets of sexual advances by clergy, the study says. In addition, in... Continue Reading

Presbytery News: PCA Great Lakes

The Great Lakes Presbytery of the PCA announces the following moves: TE Kreg Bryan from Hudson, OH to Kansas City, MO TE Brian Allred from Demotte, IN to Yorktown, IN RE Ron Jakubowski, Hudson, Ohio to be Stated Clerk of the new Ohio Presbytery TE Kreg Bryan has resigned as Pastor of the Grace Church... Continue Reading

Presbytery News: PCA Houston Metro

Recent Ministerial changes in Houston Metro Presbytery, PCA include Bill Combs, Robert Cook, Dennis Hermerding, Kyle Bobos, and Nat Davidson. TE Bill Combs has retired after serving 23 years as the pastor of Westminster Presbyterian Church in Webster, Texas. Combs, a 1970 graduate of Reformed Theological Seminary (back in the day when it was only... Continue Reading