If the words of Jesus trump all other voices, then when the words of Jesus don’t fit our preferred picture of him, one can always object that the words in question were not truly spoken by Jesus, but were invented by the early church…click here to read more
- New Blog by David True: What the Hell? Rob Bell and the Puritans
The dispute appears to have burst onto the scene from nowhere, but in reality, this is the latest in a long history of intense debates, dating back to the early modern world of the Westminster Divines. Click here to read full blog post.
- Macky Alston opens Covenant Network conference: Hope for the “in-between spaces”
CHICAGO – Macky Alston has a love story to tell his 10-year-old daughter, Alice – and to the Presbyterian church. Macky Wallace McPherson Alston III – who is a documentary filmmaker, the son and grandson of esteemed Presbyterian ministers and a gay man – left the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) after he…
- MGB commission leery of presbyteries freed from lines on a map
The Oct. 8 vote against recommending thatthe assembly take that step was 11-8. But then thecommission immediately began discussing waysto include non-geographic presbyteries amongother possibilities it might present for the churchto consider.Other concepts the commission might put forthinclude presbyteries with more “porous” boundariesthat are regionally rather than nationally based;missional orders;…