The following quotes were heard on the floor
of the January 15, 2000, meeting of North Georgia Presbytery:
"My youth group leader in seventh grace never
would have dreamed that I'd be standing here one day. My parents
are equally shocked."-Ralph Kelly, being examined to become
a ministerial candidate.
"I have a youth ministry degree that is almost
totally useless. . . . I'm not at 'liberty' to tell you which
school I went to."-Greg Tinkle, speaking of the Christian
college in Virginia he attended.
"I'm sure you're wondering about the $64,000
question. . . . How is it that you grew up in West Philadelphia,
got saved in a Pentecostal church, and are now standing here as
a Presbyterian? . . . In the last millennium, we became members
of Tenth [Presbyterian in Philadelphia]."-Lance Lewis.
"I became a Christian at the age of six. However,
after that, it didn't take too long to grow up into the child
my mother didn't want me to play with."-Bernie Kuiper.
Ted Lester: "Who are the proper subjects of baptism?"
Dong Soo Rhee: "Children of believers, [too]."
Ted Lester: "We wanted to make sure you got
past New Orleans Baptist Seminary!"
Ted Lester: "How much water should be used in baptism?"
Dong Soo Rhee: "It depends on number of hairs."
Harvey Anderson: "What does Presbytery do?"
Dong Soo Rhee: "In my case, ordination."
"I was embarrassed by the number of our churches
that have not turned in their statistical reports. . . . In the
old denomination, when a church didn't turn in a statistical report,
it was always assumed that it was because they were ashamed. .
. . So, if you're not ashamed, please turn in your statistical
report."-Kennedy Smartt, Moderator of the 26th PCA General
Heard on the floor of Western Carolina Presbytery,
during a church polity exam:
"What is an 'associate member'?" "A
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