Two PCA Ministers Celebrate 30 Year Pastorates

  Two ministers in the Presbyterian Church in America are celebrating 30 years as pastors in the same church. TE Rob S. Rayburn is pastor of Faith Presbyterian Church in Tacoma, Wash. He began his ministry at Faith PCA in May 1978. The congregation is planning events to commemorate this significant milestone. Click here to... Continue Reading

Conveners for PCA GA Committees of Commissioners Announced

RE E.J. Nusbaum, moderator of the 35th PCA General Assembly has announced the conveners for the Committees of Commissioners for the 36th General Assembly. The Committees of Commissioners review the reports of PCA committees and agencies and make recommendations to the General Assembly regarding their work. The following have been appointed conveners for the respective... Continue Reading

RPTS Hires Dr. George C. Scipione to Establish New Biblical Counseling Institute

PITTSBURGH, (Christian Newswire) — The Reformed Presbyterian Theological Seminary (RPTS) in Pittsburgh announces the hire of Dr. George C. Scipione to establish and be the director of its Biblical Counseling Institute in a building the Seminary recently purchased at 7401 Penn Avenue, across the street from its Point Breeze campus. Scipione will also serve as... Continue Reading

J.I. Packer Withdraws from the Anglican Church

The Vancouver Sun reported on May 7, 2008 that one of the world’s most famous evangelical theologians quit the Anglican Church of Canada recently because he believes many of its bishops are "arguably heretical" for adhering to "poisonous liberalism." James I. Packer, whom Time magazine recently named as one of the planet’s 25 most influential... Continue Reading

Virginia PCA Pastor Wins Screenwriting Contest

PULASKI, VA — Rusty Whitener, who pastors Pulaski Presbyterian Church (PCA), has won the 2008 Gideon Screenwriting Contest. His First Place Award was announced at the Gideon Media Arts Awards Banquet on April 17, the culmination of a week long Conference at Ridgecrest, North Carolina. “I was told in the weeks leading up to the... Continue Reading