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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

What I Miss (and Don’t Miss) about Attending General Assembly

I have now been “Honorably Retired” for two years (Every time I write that I think, “I love my denomination’s lingo”), so that means this is the third Presbyterian Church in America General Assembly in a row that I have not attended. 554 more words

Presbyterian Church In America

on why the PCA's General Assembly should be the epitome of kingdom come

Every year, the teaching and ruler elders of the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA) come together for their annual General Assembly. Much like many governing bodies, the PCA functions on the idea that a majority of people will come to the best decisions – a kind of “safety in numbers” type of thinking – hopeful that the Spirit of God will move most people toward a peaceable, reasonable agreement on matter of the utmost importance. 522 more words