Dwight Linton Funeral and Memorial Service Scheduled – UPDATE

Detailed plans for both the funeral and memorial service for Dwight Linton are now in place. Funeral and burial will be in Black Mountain, NC on Saturday with the Memorial Service still scheduled for Monday at Chestnut Mountain Presbyterian, Flowry Branch, GA (near Gainesville). Full obituary notice is below Rev. Thomas Dwight Linton, Sr., 82,... Continue Reading

Dwight Linton Fatally Wounded in Car Accident

Rev. Dwight Linton was at Chestnut Mountain Presbyterian Church in Georgia on Monday, January 9, for Rev. Bob Sweet’s funeral and on his way home had an accident, hitting a police car that had stopped another car. He was fatally wounded in the crash. Please pray for his wife Margie who is in an Alzheimers... Continue Reading

Robert G. Sweet Called Home to Glory

PCA minister, Robert G. Sweet, 78, of Hoschton, Ga., died January 9, 2010, from a head injury as a result of a fall on the ice. The funeral service was held on January 11 at Chestnut Mountain Presbyterian Church. He is survived by his wife Shirley and three children. Sweet graduated from Reformed Seminary in... Continue Reading

Don Sweeting Called as President of RTS-Orlando

Reformed Theological Seminary has announced the appointment of Dr. Don Sweeting as president of the Orlando Campus and as professor of church history by unanimous vote of the RTS Board of Directors. He will begin serving in this role by June 1, 2010. Don is ordained in the Evangelical Presbyterian Church (EPC). He has been... Continue Reading

New Book About a Famous Monk Stirs Up Controversy

Rarely has a romance seemed so star-crossed. He was 51, she 25. She was a pretty, petite student-nurse; he was stocky and bald, with a roving intellect and a boisterous laugh. He was also the most celebrated Catholic monk in America. Margie Smith had read at least one of the books that made Thomas Merton... Continue Reading

Brit Hume: The Two Most Explosive Words in the English Language: ‘Jesus Christ’

Journalist Brit Hume said: “If you’re trying to find the two most explosive words in the English language, those two words are ‘Jesus Christ.’ WASHINGTON – (AP) Fox News analyst Brit Hume says he doesn’t regret urging Tiger Woods to become a Christian so the golfer can find forgiveness for marital infidelity. Hume told CBN... Continue Reading

PCA Attorney Announces Run For Circuit Court Bench in Mississippi

A RankinCounty attorney, a member of Brandon Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Brandon, Miss., announced January 4 that he had qualified to run for circuit judge in Rankin and Madison counties. Craig Brasfield is seeking the 20th District Circuit Court judge seat, Place 1. The position is currently held by Judge Samac Richardson, who has not... Continue Reading

Teen convert from Islam to Christianity case may test Islamic religious law application in U.S.

A Muslim girl who converted to Christianity in Ohio fled her family because she said she felt her life was in danger. A judge ruled in December that the family must discuss their religious views, though they are not required to meet in person. The Muslim teenager who converted to Christianity and ran away from... Continue Reading

Joel Osteen blesses Houston’s new (gay) mayor Annise Parker

Annise Parker, the newly-elected happens-to-be-lesbian mayor of Houston was sworn in Monday and the opening prayer was given by … Rev. Joel Osteen. Is your head spinning? Osteen heads the nation’s most mega of evangelical non-denominational megachurches, Lakewood Church in Houston where about 45,000 people cycle through a revamped sports stadium for services every weekend.... Continue Reading

S. Herbert Rhea, Elder Emeritus at Second Presbyterian, Memphis (EPC) Called Home To Glory

Editor’s Note: We have include both a news story and an obituary notice from the Memphis Commercial-Appeal S. Herbert Rhea was an accountant and financial consultant with clients ranging from his own son to Holiday Inns founder Kemmons Wilson, but his clients would argue he wasn’t all business. One said Mr. Rhea’s advice and insight... Continue Reading

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