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The Presbyterian Church USA Defects

On March 17, 2015, the once great Presbyterian Church (USA) slinked to the other side in the battle between the Gospel and the World. Last June the PCUSA at its General Assembly voted to approve an “Authoritative Interpretation” of its governing documents, and changed the definition of marriage from between “a man and a woman” to “between two persons, traditionally a man and a woman.” Thus they approved same sex marriage. 940 more words

The Importance of College Ministry

I was once a college student. I guess you could say that I took my leisure earning an undergraduate degree (six years). I attended five different schools, took time off to work, and was very uncertain about what I wanted to do in life. 820 more words

I'm all about that GROWTH

As I’ve reflected on my life as a whole trying to find a unified theme that connects all the seemingly random events and achievements, that one piece of yarn that is the thread through the entire story, providing some sense of unity, I have often come to the theme of relationships. 653 more words

Bible

What keeps the ECO and the PCA from becoming one?

About a year ago, in response to an article that appeared on The Layman Online entitled, “Newest Presbyterian Denomination Experiences Continued Growth”, a poster asked, “What keeps the ECO and the PCA from becoming one?”  Another poster answered, “The role of women.”  The following is the essay I wrote in response to the first poster’s question and the second poster’s answer. 1,782 more words

Polity

The PCA is a Multi-Site Church

Ok, so let me just play naive young pastor for a moment. One of the reasons I’m part of the Presbyterian Church in America, as opposed to the Presbyterian Churches in America, is that I understand the church as one entity, and each gathering of the church a site, or congregation. 628 more words

Faith And Theology

Why I am Unfit to be an Elder or a Deacon in a Bible Believing Church And Some Other Thoughts on the Church and the Law

A version of the this article was originally published in THEOOSE an online Christian Magazine Sep 14, 2002 

I have broken all of the Ten Commandments countless times with a deliberate will, in my heart and mind, and also in reality with the exception of murder, which I have come pretty close to actually accomplishing a couple of times.  2,797 more words

Louis William Rose