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God Save Morton Smith

Dr. Morton H. Smith is dead
God save Dr. Morton H. Smith.
Dec. 11, 1923 – Nov. 12, 2017

Honoring those human beings who have left us to be with the LORD can often be complicated, but these complications increase in relation to the nature of the person being mourned. 1,370 more words

A Tribute to Dr. Morton H. Smith (1923–2017)

The Reverend Doctor Morton Howison Smith is dead.

Word reached me of his death last night; I was saddened by the news, though I was not surprised by it. 930 more words


center of center, or How I learned to stopped worrying and love the PCA

This is a long thought… so buckle up…

The PCA (Presbyterian Church in America) is a relatively new marvel in my life. I was raised in a Conservative Baptist church. 1,726 more words


“Signs, signs, everywhere signs…” Part IV: “Reformed”

In the last several blog posts I have been discussing what our sign says about Reformed Presbyterian Church. To begin with I wrote about our identity: we are a “ 393 more words

The Church

“Signs, signs, everywhere signs…” Part III: “Presbyterian”

The late 1980s and early 1990s were the great heyday of the Church Growth Movement. Everybody had some kind of quick and easy formula to “ 419 more words

The Church

"Make It So!"

During our worship service this morning we had the formal installation of Nick Napier as our pastor at Reformed Presbyterian Church. He has been a vital part of our church life since our congregation extended a call to him back in February. 482 more words


Dream Realized: Teaching a Seminar at the PCA General Assembly 

Back in January, Tammy, my wife and biggest encourager, saw that proposals to teach a seminar were due at the end of the month.  It would be at the 2017 General Assembly, an annual gathering of the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA), my church’s denomination. 536 more words

Faith And Work