ARP Church Session forwards allegations against Erskine Seminary professor

The Session of Unity ARP, Piedmont, SC alleges that The Reverend James Hering filed a “public civil suit against his brother in Christ in the denomination” which is contrary to Biblical principles According to a story filed overnight on the web site of the Greenwood, SC based Index-Journal newspaper, the Session of Unity Associate Reformed... Continue Reading

Fort Myers (Florida) Planning Commission approves project for EPC congregation’s first building

New Hope EPC, which split from the Covenant PCUSA two years ago following a publicized schism, is looking to purchase 20 acres, which will be part of a mixed-use tract The City of Fort Myers approved a plan on Monday night for a 75-acre development on Colonial Boulevard near the intersection with Veronica Shoemaker Boulevard.... Continue Reading

Report of Actions at Mississippi Valley Presbytery (PCA) on May 4th, 2010

Mississippi Valley Presbytery met Tuesday, May 4, at First Presbyterian Church, Yazoo City, MS. Due to divine providence the Stated Clerk, Roger Collins was hindered from being to the meeting on time and so, the retiring Moderator, RE Phil McDade, led the men in a Season of Prayer. The focus of most of the prayer... Continue Reading

“Tea Party” Style Insurgence Ripples Through Lutheran Missouri Synod Election

The president of Concordia Seminary, said Harrison “has more conservative supporters, who are active in the blogosphere. He is seen as more confessional, adhering to the teachings and practices of the Lutheran confession” When the nominations for president of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod were tallied and released earlier this month, a collective gasp went up... Continue Reading

Déjà vu? Denomination Releases Proposed Vision Plan; commissioners will vote in June (this time it is the Southern Baptists messengers)

A Southern Baptist panel released on Monday the final draft of a report that is expected to set the nation’s largest Protestant denomination on a new course. With the denomination in decline, the Great Commission Resurgence Task Force is challenging the Southern Baptist Convention to adopt a new compelling vision for the sake of its... Continue Reading

Death Toll Rises as Nashville River Crests; PCA General Assembly site not involved

Jack Watkins, Stated Clerk of Nashville Presbytery, told to The Aquila Report that downtown flooding has not impacted the PCA General Assembly site; a few restaurants and tourist sites are closed Muddy waters poured over the banks of Nashville’s swollen Cumberland River on Monday, spilling into Music City’s historic downtown streets while rescuers using boats... Continue Reading

Westminster Church (PCA), Muncie, Indiana denies liability in infant’s death

In their suit, the parents say they left their son in babysitter’s care based on the recommendation of the associate pastor at Westminster. An attorney for a Muncie church has denied it shares any responsibility for the events that led to an infant’s death in January. Westminster Presbyterian Church is a defendant in a lawsuit... Continue Reading

Episcopal Bishop swoops in, locks doors, evicts clergy and parishioners in Largo, Florida

“It is very sad. How can seven people (out of 207) keep a church open and viable? The property will either be shut down or put up for sale. It is pitiful. The end came swiftly for the priests and parishioners of St. Dunstan’s Anglican Church. “At 5pm last Friday, we got an e-mail from... Continue Reading

First RPCNA (Covenanters) in Georgia – Organizing Pastor Frank J. Smith

On Saturday, April 24, 2010, the first congregation of the Reformed Presbyterian Church of North America (RPCNA) in the state of Georgia was organized. A total of 86 people, including church dignitaries and other visitors from ten states, attended the organizational and installation services of Northminster Reformed Presbyterian Church in Atlanta’s northern suburbs. The new... Continue Reading

PCUSA leaders criticize Arizona immigration law

An April 29 letter echoes opposition and warns that church workers could be at risk if they help illegal immigrants The issue of immigration enforcement in Arizona has been a hot topic in recent days. So hot, in fact, that it has inspired boycotts on travel to the state and public demonstrations, such as the... Continue Reading