Report of Recent Actions by Providence Presbytery (PCA)

For those who may not be familiar with this name, Providence is a relatively new Presbytery that was formed of churches in Northern Alabama, formerly part of Evangel Presbytery The Fifth Stated Meeting took place at First Church, Tuscumbia on February 9th. At this meeting the Presbytery took the following actions: The presbytery adopted the... Continue Reading

Super Surge scheduled for Monday in Ponte Verda, Florida

Joe Ehrmann, subject of the New York Times bestseller Season of Life, and one of the country’s most noted coaches in sports education, will talk about his philosophy concerning raising boys and girls for others. Ponte Vedra Presbyterian Church youth ministries will present Super Surge Monday at 7 p.m. at the University of North Florida’s... Continue Reading

Founders Conference announces ‘Breakfast With R. C. Sproul’ at the Southern Baptist Convention in Orlando.

Tickets are available for order online and the price of the ticket includes breakfast Messengers to the Convention (and others in the area) are invited to attend the annual Founders Fellowship Breakfast The event will be held on Tuesday morning, June 15, 2010 at 6:30AM and will take place in the Orange County Convention Center,... Continue Reading

Scripture is not a ‘human-made, subordinate source of authority’

The following Letter to the Editor, concerning overtures passed by a PCUSA Presbytery, was addressed to and first printed in the online version of The Layman. On Feb. 20, Heartland Presbytery, which to my profound shame is the presbytery to which my Bible-believing, Bible-preaching church belongs, passed three overtures. Two of them seek to remove... Continue Reading

Special Meeting of ARP Synod votes to deal with long standing issues at Erskine College and Seminary – Full Report

“The ARP really did take care of their business as a family.” (Editor’s note: The following article fills nearly 12 pages in a Word format, which is much longer than most web postings. Some may want to consider printing off the article for full reading.) The meeting started on Tuesday, March 2nd in the middle... Continue Reading

Breaking News: ARP Synod votes to reorganize Erskine Board of Trustees, erects Committee to rewrite Bylaws

The ARP Synod spent 5 hours of Wednesday, March 3rd, working on the matter of governance of Erskine College and Seminary With Tuesday’s snowstorm behind them and a bright, sunny day welcoming the delegates to the Chapel at Bonclarken Conference, the ARP Synod spent 5 hours working on the matter of governance of Erskine College... Continue Reading

Japanese pastor dismissed for giving communion to unbaptised

Japan’s largest Protestant denomination has dismissed one of its pastors for continuing to allow unbaptised people to receive Holy Communion at his local church. The sacked minister, the Rev. Jiro Kitamura of the United Church of Christ in Japan, is appealing the decision because he says he cannot accept it. The pastor has campaigned for... Continue Reading

EPC Minister finds wide-spread religious fervor in South America

During his 13-day stay in Colombia, Galardi found Christian leaders were working to make Colombia the center of religious reformation in Latin America. In the past ten years, MINTS has built 37 seminaries Pastor Don Galardi has visited countries as diverse as Russia and Peru in the past to do missionary work. But his recent... Continue Reading

Dissident Lutherans forming new denomination

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – A new Lutheran denomination is being formed for congregations opposed to the homosexual-friendly policy of the EvangelicalLutheranChurch in America. Last August, the ELCA national assembly voted to allow pastors in committed same-sex relationships. Opponents say the new policy contradicts scripture, and have announced plans to establish the North American Lutheran Church, a... Continue Reading

Report of the Moderator’s Commission on Erskine College and Seminary

Presented to the Called Meeting of the ARP Synod at its meeting March 2-3, 2010 The delegates of the 2009 meeting of the General Synod instructed the Moderator to “form a special commission to investigate whether the oversight exercised by the Board of Trustees and the Administration of Erskine College and Seminary is in faithful... Continue Reading