Sunday, April 20th, 2014

All posts in Major PCUSA Issues

Should the Church get out of the marriage business?

Andrew Walker asks and answers the question, “Should the Church ‘Get out of the marriage business?” on The Gospel Coalition Blog: Christians are frequently tempted to excuse themselves…

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Twenty-something Matthew Vines seeks to change evangelicals through ‘Reformation Project’

Editor’s note: The Presbyterian Lay Committee (PLC), the publisher of The Layman and The Layman Online, does not support same-sex marriage. Instead, the PLC “believes with Scripture that…

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Johnson: The gospel demands the PCUSA open its understanding of marriage to LGBT people

Editor’s note: The Presbyterian Lay Committee (PLC), the publisher of The Layman and The Layman Online, does not support same-sex marriage. Instead, the PLC “believes with Scripture that…

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Pauw Wows with ‘It’s time’ to support marriage equality

Editor’s note: The Presbyterian Lay Committee (PLC), the publisher of The Layman and The Layman Online, does not support same-sex marriage. Instead, the PLC “believes with Scripture that…

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Seminary president: Genesis text is not about ‘male and female’ but instead ‘human isolation’

Editor’s note: The Presbyterian Lay Committee (PLC), the publisher of The Layman and The Layman Online, does not support same-sex marriage. Instead, the PLC “believes with Scripture that…

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Coming soon to a Thanksgiving table near you: The journey to belief in another gospel

Editor’s note: The Presbyterian Lay Committee (PLC), the publisher of The Layman and The Layman Online, does not support same-sex marriage. Instead, the PLC “believes with Scripture that…

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Same-sex marriage advocates seek re-write of marriage liturgy

Editor’s note: The Presbyterian Lay Committee (PLC), the publisher of The Layman and The Layman Online, does not support same-sex marriage. Instead, the PLC “believes with Scripture that…

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Presbyterian sheep shifting; as the lost remain lost

The Presbyterian landscape is changing, but much of it is just sheep shifting. The 200-year trend of loss of U.S. market share continues for all Presbyterian denominations combined….

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All is not quiet on the western front: the changing landscape of the PCUSA in Texas

The Presbytery of New Covenant (PNC) centered in Houston, Texas is the 4th largest presbytery in the Presbyterian Church (USA) and home to several of the denomination’s largest…

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What does the Bible say about transgender identity?

By Tyler O’Neil Last month, a professor and former dean of theology who changed gender identities argued that the Bible defends those who renounce their birth gender, while…

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