Calvin College Professors Call for Discussion about Memo Warning Against Homosexual Advocacy

CalvinCollege professors say they want a campus discussion about academic freedom after being told it is “unacceptable” for them to advocate for homosexual issues and same-sex marriage. College employees received a memo last week saying the Board of Trustees has revisited issues surrounding the college’s position on homosexuality, concluding it is “unacceptable” for faculty and... Continue Reading

Bob Clarke to be Director of PCA Ministerial Relief

Rev. Bob Clarke has accepted the position as Director of Ministerial Relief for PCA Retirement & Benefits, Inc. While serving on our Board of Directors, Bob exhibited a love for our Relief ministry and he brings to the position a wonderful set of spiritual gifts, ministry experience, maturity, and business skills. I know this change... Continue Reading

Evangelical Left Pushes for Obamacare

WASHINGTON, /Christian Newswire/ — Religious Left activist Jim Wallis is leading a new “40 Days for Health Reform” campaign for President Obama’s proposed government dominated overhaul of U.S. health care. Wallis unveiled the campaign during an August 10 media conference call. Next week, President Obama will join Wallis and others on a national call in... Continue Reading

John Robbins Called Home to Glory

John William Robbins, 59, died at his home in Unicoi County, Tennessee on Thursday, August, 14. Dr. Robbins founded and presided over The Trinity Foundation for more than 30 years. The youngest child of Seamon L. and Edith S. Robbins of Wayne County, Pennsylvania, Dr. Robbins is survived by his wife of 35 years, Linda;... Continue Reading

New Release: “Great Words” of Redemption

Great Words by Jack Arnold It took so little a sin to plunge the world into all the misery we live in every day, but it took a great deal for God to be able to restore His relationship with us. This study, written by the late PCA pastor Jack L. Arnold, who died while... Continue Reading

Gordon-Conwell Seminary Names Dr. Dennis P. Hollinger as President

Dennis P. Hollinger, Ph.D., President and Professor of Christian Ethics at Evangelical Theological Seminary (ETS), Myerstown, PA, has been named the sixth President of Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and Professor of Christian Ethics, effective August 1. Dr. Hollinger succeeds Dr. Haddon W. Robinson, who has served in an interim capacity as President since May 2007. Dr.... Continue Reading

Male Priests Marry in Anglican Church’s First Gay ‘Wedding’

  An Anglican church has held a homosexual "wedding" for the first time in a move that will deepen the rift between liberals and traditionalists, The Sunday Telegraph in London reported.  Two male priests exchanged vows and rings in a ceremony that was conducted using one of the church’s most traditional wedding rites – a... Continue Reading

Jean Clowney Called Home to Glory

Jean Wright Clowney, 88, died Saturday, June 7, 2008 in Charlottesville, Va. She had been married for 63 years to the Rev. Edmund P. Clowney, who died in 2005. Her life is celebrated with thanks by her five children- -David (and Tina) of Philadelphia, Penn., Deborah of Charlottesville, Paul (and Tessa) of London, England, Rebecca... Continue Reading

Human Life Amendment Will Be on November Colorado Ballot

  DENVER, /Christian Newswire/ — For the first time in US history, the issue of personhood will be decided in the public forum by a constitutional amendment. Colorado for Equal Rights has been notified on May 29, 2008 by the Colorado Secretary of State’s Office that enough valid signatures were submitted to put the Every... Continue Reading

Study on Women as Deacons Requested of PCA GA

  The 36th General Assembly Presbyterian Church in America will be meeting in Dallas, Texas June 10-13, 2008. Four of the nineteen overtures coming before the GA regard the question of whether women can and should be ordained as deacons.   Overture 9 from Philadelphia Presbytery requests GA to create a committee to study the... Continue Reading