Former Congressman Calls Bill Clinton 'Shameless'
In an exclusive interview, former Unites States Representative Bob Inglis (R-S.C.) comments on impeachment and the state of the nation. A member of the Presbyterian Church in America, Mr. Inglis served on the House Judicary Committee when it voted for four articles of impeachment against President Clinton.
Monasticism and a Mountaintop School
At Covenant College, a student and the college chaplain recount their experiences in monasteries.
Loving One's Enemies While Battling for Righteousness
Bill Devlin and his Urban Family Council make their mark on Philadelphia and New York. Mr. Devlin, a pro-life and pro-family Democrat who opposes the death penalty and favors gun control, is an elder at New Life Presbyterian Church (PCA), Philadelphia, Pa. He is also running for an at-large seat on the Philadelphia City Council.
Sunday Afternoon Dance Fever in New York City
Redeemer Presbyterian Church, prominent PCA congregation in New York City, has announced Sunday afternoon ballroom dance classes. Advertisements for these classes use the phrase, "Dance Fever at Redeemer."
Sunday Disco Dance
Redeemer Presbyterian Church of New York City has announced its winter retreats for its flock. One of the retreats was scheduled to feature a disco dance on a Sunday evening.
Woman Delivers Messages at Cedar Springs Presbyterian Church
Miss Linda Eure, Director of Women's Ministry at Cedar Springs Presbyterian Church, Knoxville, Tenn., twice in August, 1998, delivered the messages at the Sunday evening worship services. According to John Wood, Senior Pastor at Cedar Springs, having a woman preach is "nothing new" for the congregation. Her sermons can be found here.
Jack Williamson: Women Preaching is a Disciplinable Matter
According to the Moderator of the First PCA General Assembly, female preaching is a violation of the church's Constitution, and should be disciplined.
Joint Ecumenical Service Features Woman Preacher
Lookout Mountain (Tenn.) Presbyterian Church co-sponsored a joint ecumenical thanksgiving service. A United Methodist clergywoman gave the sermon. And a Roman Catholic priest also participated.
North Georgia Addresses Concern over Parkview Baseball Service
North Georgia Presbytery addressed concerns raised by Ascension Presbytery over a unique worship service (previous article) conducted by Parkview Church, Lilburn, Ga. The Parkview Session has apologized for this worship service, which had a baseball theme.
Update on Mike Hall
The Summer 1998 edition of our publication featured an article on Mike Hall, a PCA minister who also serves as a West Virginia state legislator. On November 3, 1998, he was re-elected to the West Virginia House of Delegates.
Don Patterson Remembered
One of the founding fathers of the Presbyterian Church in America, Don Patterson, finishes his earthly sojourn, and is remembered by denominational leaders and friends.
We comment on the newly-revised Statement of Identity. We also hold up Bill Devlin as a godly example for all of us.
P&R News Changes in Format and Price; Announces Ministerial Advisors
Presbyterian International News Service (PINS) has announced changes in format and price for its publication, Presbyterian & Reformed News. PINS also has announced its initial Ministerial Advisors.
Letters to the Editor
Our readers express their views.
Bill Rushbrook Murdered
Bill Rushbrook, long identified in conservative Presbyterian and Reformed circles as a leader in mercy ministries, was murdered on December 8, 1998. His adopted teenage daughter, Marika, has been charged with the slaying.
$108 Million Judgment Rendered Against Pro-Lifers
A Presbyterian Church in America minister is one of twelve defendants hit with a huge $108 million judgment as a result of a lawsuit brought by abortionists.
Closed Trial of Illinois Pastor
Judicial proceedings of a Carbondale, Illinois, pastor continue in closed session. A large segment of his congregation appears ready to walk away from his church, at least partially as a result of the way in which the whole controversy has been handled by Illiana Presbytery.
Here are the latest reports on the following PCA Presbyteries: Ascension, Calvary, Central Carolina, Central Georgia, Covenant, Eastern Carolina, Fellowship, Grace, James River, Louisiana, Mid-America, New Jersey, New River, North Georgia, Northern California, Philadelphia, Southeast Alabama, and Westminster.
Philadelphia Presbytery Votes for Church Unity
Philadelphia Presbytery (PCA) has overtured the 27th Presbyterian Church in America General Assembly to consider a proposal which could bring a number of Presbyterian and Reformed denominations under the same general assembly or general synod.
Quotes from the Quorums
Here are some "quotes from the quorum" of North Georgia Presbytery.