Actions of the ARP Synod – Wednesday AM Session (June 9, 2010)

The initial business meeting of the 2010 ARP Synod began at 8:30AM in the Youth Activity building (think gymnasium) at Bonclarken Conference Center in Flat Rock, NC. A brief worship service, including a sermon by The Reverend William C. (Bill) Marsh of Christ Community ARP in Greensboro, NC began the day. Following the service, the... Continue Reading

PCA General Assembly Luncheon: Navigating The New Health Care Reform Market AND Volatile Markets of 2010

Attendees at the PCA General Assembly this year are invited to a very special, and very free, lunch sponsored by the Retirement Benefits Board of the PCA The luncheon will be on Wednesday, June 30, 2010, 12:00 noon – 1:30 pm. It will be held in the Nashville Convention Center in Room 206. No advance... Continue Reading

ARP Synod meets for 206th Annual Meeting; this time without Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper

For what most could recall, and what those who could research had determined, 2010 was the first time in a long time, if not forever, that the opening worship service of an ARP Synod meeting did not include the celebration of the Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper. As the outgoing Moderator, the Reverend Dr. John... Continue Reading

South Florida Presbytery Overtures PCA GA to encourage action on Sanctity of Human Life issues

Abortion is wrong; it is sin. God as the righteous and holy Judge will not permit sin to be justified by human “situations.” Over the years the PCA has received a number of overtures and requests on the issue of the Sanctity of Life. At one stage there were three significant votes in a row... Continue Reading

Former commissioner to PCUSA Assembly offers ‘GA HELP’ to this year’s class

In anticipation of the first “paperless” Presbyterian Church (USA) General Assembly, Charlotte, N.C. pastor and 2008 GA commissioner Robert Austell wants to ensure that participants are fully equipped for the strenuous week. Hoping to help GA commissioners sort through an immense amount of information on dozens of complicated issues, in addition to an exhausting schedule... Continue Reading

Great Commission Resurgence in a Nutshell – Top Issus at Southern Baptist Resurgence

In this article, I wish to cut through the hype by briefly summarizing the final GCR proposal and the contending viewpoints, providing clarity regarding these recommendations. It’s easy to be confused about the recommendations of the Great Commission Task Force. Through state papers, blogs and websites, the conversation about the future of the Southern Baptist... Continue Reading

Memphis Ruling Elder, Colorado Pastor To Be Moderator and ‘Moderator-Elect’ of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church

Elder Rob Liddon of Second PC, Memphis, TN and Pastor of Faith EPC, Aurora, CO are the picks for Moderator and Moderator-Elect, respectively. Mr. Rob Liddon, ruling elder at Second Presbyterian Church in Memphis, Tennessee has been nominated as the Moderator of the 30th General Assembly of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church (EPC). The Moderator, elected... Continue Reading

Reyes-Chow Elected PCUSA GA Moderator

The Layman Online reports that the Rev. Bruce Reyes-Chow, of San Francisco, Calif., was elected moderator of the 218th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (USA) on June 21, 2008.  He was elected on the second ballot with 55 percent of the vote, after receiving 48 percent on the first ballot. Moderators must be elected... Continue Reading