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FAQ: Timeline of “How We Got Here” (updated 3/27/15)

BRIEF TIMELINE OF THEOLOGICAL ISSUES IN THE PCUSA 1910-2015 1910 – Essential and Necessary Doctrines Defined; tension between fundamentalists and modernists 1924 – Auburn Affirmation – modernist response 1927 – Ordination is no longer based on national standards but presbytery local option 1936 – Orthodox Presbyterian Church founded under leadership of J. Gresham Machen 1965 …

Seminar leader: Even in the midst of the Middle East troubles, ‘God is alive and well’

Sasan Tavassoli

DALLAS, Texas — While acknowledging that these are dark days for the Christian church in the Middle East, Africa and other parts of the world because of so much persecution, Sasan Tavassoli, an ordained Iranian pastor involved with ministries within the Iranian world, urged those in his seminar to remember that “God is alive and well, sitting …

My mixed birth metaphor coming out of the ECO/Fellowship Dallas Gathering

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After the official Synod meeting of the ECO: Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians, the Dallas Gathering continued for another two days and included The Fellowship of Presbyterians, which birthed ECO, but which is now conjoined with Presbyterians for Renewal (PFR) as the Fellowship Community.  That admixture made for awkward moments, like when Paul Detterman, who …

TAP(ping) mission leaders

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The Antioch Partners (TAP) is a missionary agency that works with local Presbyterian churches in the United States to send followers of Jesus to participate in God’s mission in the world. TAP works through multiple Presbyterian denominations to develop missionaries and send them into the mission fields to do God’s work. Those participating in kingdom …

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