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For a Continuing Church: A Review, Part Two

Note: Part One of this review offers an evaluation of For a Continuing Church and its main thesis concerning the PCA’s identity. Applying Our Identity As Dr. Sean Lucas convincingly establishes throughout For a Continuing Church, the PCA was formed as a “conservative ‘mainline’ Presbyterian body.” The founders chose to establish broader boundaries for the […]

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For a Continuing Church: A Review, Part One

Introduction: Identity and Reformation “Nearly all the wisdom we possess, that is to say, true and sound wisdom, consists of two parts: the knowledge of God and of ourselves.”[1] Wisdom, according to John Calvin, requires an accurate self-assessment. That Calvin sets this assertion at the very head of his magisterial Institutes shows that the calling […]

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Dr. Doug Green Affirmed by New Life Presbyterian Church Session

On his blog The Ecclesial Calvinist, Dr. Bill Evans of Erskine College has just posted a statement issued by the session of New Life Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Glenside, Pennsylvania, unanimously affirming the confessional orthodoxy of one of its Ruling Elders, Dr. Doug Green (the statement is also available on New Life’s website). Dr. Green—under whom I briefly had […]

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Erskine Board Calls Paul Kooistra as President.

According to this latest post at The Aquila Report, Erskine College’s board of trustees has elected Paul Kooistra as the school’s next president. Dr. Kooistra formerly served as president of Covenant Theological Seminary and president of Mission to the World. Erskine College belongs to the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church, a small, mostly rural conservative Presbyterian denomination. They […]

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Summer GA Roundup

The summer avalanche of GAs is over.  Here a quick roundup and links to further info. The PCA GA has video archives here.  Rev. Dr. Bryan Chapell was elected moderator, the Cooperative Ministries Committee identified five key issues for future focus, and a universally approved Overture 6 to protect children.  The statistics for 2013 are […]

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