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The Point of Being Presbyterian

Yes, Presbyterianism is historic — it predates the conversions provoked by Jonathan Edwards. But that doesn’t mean that Presbyterianism uses whatever bits of Christian history that also qualify as historic. 1,075 more words

Adventures In Church History

Letter from America: Women’s roles in the Presbyterian Church in America

This June, the 45th General Assembly (GA) of the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA) met in Greensboro, North Carolina, to carry out the business of the church. 1,343 more words


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. 1,369 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. 935 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