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

PCA Minister Called to Pastor Church in Nicosia, Cyprus

The Reverend Terry Burns, who had served the Trinity Presbyterian Church in Charlottesville, Virginia for nearly 5 years as an assistant pastor, has accepted a call to serve as the pastor of the NicosiaCommunityChurch on the Mediterranean island nation of Cyprus. Terry will replace a Church of Scotland minister who had served this English speaking... Continue Reading

Not Even Cancer Diagnosis Can Shake Harwell’s Spirit

Legendary Tigers broadcaster reflects on career, looks to future with resolve. His voice was clear, his spirit strong, his words tinged with humor. But legendary broadcaster Ernie Harwell had bracing news to deliver Thursday: He has a tumor in the area of the bile duct. It is incurable. Yet Harwell said he feels calm and... Continue Reading

Calvin College Professors Call for Discussion about Memo Warning Against Homosexual Advocacy

CalvinCollege professors say they want a campus discussion about academic freedom after being told it is “unacceptable” for them to advocate for homosexual issues and same-sex marriage. College employees received a memo last week saying the Board of Trustees has revisited issues surrounding the college’s position on homosexuality, concluding it is “unacceptable” for faculty and... Continue Reading

Bob Clarke to be Director of PCA Ministerial Relief

Rev. Bob Clarke has accepted the position as Director of Ministerial Relief for PCA Retirement & Benefits, Inc. While serving on our Board of Directors, Bob exhibited a love for our Relief ministry and he brings to the position a wonderful set of spiritual gifts, ministry experience, maturity, and business skills. I know this change... Continue Reading

Evangelical Left Pushes for Obamacare

WASHINGTON, /Christian Newswire/ — Religious Left activist Jim Wallis is leading a new “40 Days for Health Reform” campaign for President Obama’s proposed government dominated overhaul of U.S. health care. Wallis unveiled the campaign during an August 10 media conference call. Next week, President Obama will join Wallis and others on a national call in... Continue Reading

John Robbins Called Home to Glory

John William Robbins, 59, died at his home in Unicoi County, Tennessee on Thursday, August, 14. Dr. Robbins founded and presided over The Trinity Foundation for more than 30 years. The youngest child of Seamon L. and Edith S. Robbins of Wayne County, Pennsylvania, Dr. Robbins is survived by his wife of 35 years, Linda;... Continue Reading

New Release: “Great Words” of Redemption

Great Words by Jack Arnold It took so little a sin to plunge the world into all the misery we live in every day, but it took a great deal for God to be able to restore His relationship with us. This study, written by the late PCA pastor Jack L. Arnold, who died while... Continue Reading