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What the PCUSA confessions say about marriage

What the PCUSA confessions say about marriage By Carmen Fowler, The Layman, December 14, 2009 Recognizing that what is not said can be as instructive as what is…

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Is anyone (really) listening?

Is anyone (really) listening? By Carmen Fowler, The Layman, September 14, 2009 Having a mother who was a university professor specializing in professional presentation, I learned early in…

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‘War,’ ‘Go Fish,’ ‘Manipulation’ in the PCUSA

Pastoral letter ‘War,’ ‘Go Fish,’ ‘Manipulation’ in the PCUSA July 3, 2009 A pastoral letter to congregations in presbyteries that switched their vote on ordination standards: Greetings, my…

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The quicksand of antinomianism

The quicksand of antinomianism March 17, 2009 If the voting in the national referendum on the “fidelity/chastity” ordination requirement in the Book of Order continues as it now…

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Advice that could heal the breach

Advice that could heal the breach The Layman – January 2009 – Vol. 42, No. 1, January 5, 2009 By lashing out against the Presbyterian Lay Committee and…

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Gay preacher speaks of an ‘unfamiliar Jesus’

Gay preacher speaks of an ‘unfamiliar Jesus’ Volume 41, Number 5, The Layman, October 14, 2008 Don Stroud of Baltimore is one of a number of Presbyterian Church…

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Joining the cultural predators

Joining the cultural predators The Layman – General Assembly 2008 Volume– 41, Number 4, August 13, 2008 We are accustomed to lamentations about American crime rates, the devastation…

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PCUSA at a crossroads

PCUSA at a crossroads The Layman 218th General Assembly Preview (2008) Volume 41, Number 3, May 29, 2008 PCUSA at a crossroads Commissioners to the 218th General Assembly…

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‘Beware of false prophets’

‘Beware of false prophets’ The Layman Spring 2008 Volume 41, Number 2, April 14, 2008 Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing but inwardly…

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