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PCUSA pastor is influencing Church of Scotland gay clergy vote

Rev. Lindsay Biddle is ordained by the Presbyterian Church (USA) and is serving in Scotland. She is not identified in the articles as a PCUSA minister but as…

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The PCUSA, the IRS and the whole question of 501c3 status

A complaint has been filed with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) against the Presbyterian Church (USA) alleging a breach of the U.S. federal standards for organizations that hold…

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Group files IRS whistleblower action against PCUSA

By Ari Yashar, Arutz Sheva Israelnationalnew.com In response to the Presbyterian Church (USA)’s decision to divest from American companies doing business with Israel, Shurat Hadin (Israel Law Center)…

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If I had a vote … an analysis of the amendments to the PCUSA constitution

Presbyteries in the Presbyterian Church (USA) have begun voting on the eight amendments sent down by the 221st General Assembly. While The Layman Online and other web sites are “tracking” the…

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Not just LGBT issues

By David Briggs, Writer, Association of Religion Data Archives In 2005, two congregations left the Presbyterian Church (USA) In 2006, three churches departed. But the floodgates have lifted since then…

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Liberal Church Groups React to Ferguson Grand Jury

By Mark Tooley, Juicy Ecumenism, the blog site of the Institute on Religion and Democracy Two liberal church groups responded immediately to the Ferguson grand jury verdict. Here’s the National…

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Clergy housing allowance, the bigger questions

In 1954, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) amended the tax code to allow religious clergy in the United States to exclude part or all of their gross income from…

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No silver bullets

The Rev. Donna Marsh, Fellowship Community In stressful times, everyone wishes for a silver bullet: one simple way out of a difficult mess, one thing to do to resolve…

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News Flash: Court issues order in First Presbyterian Houston case

Judge Wesley Ward of the Harris County District a Court issued a Temporary Injunction on behalf of FPC Houston, blocking the Presbytery of New Covenant from taking any action…

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Highland Park reaches property litigation settlement with Grace Presbytery

Letter from the session of Highland Park Presbyterian Church Dear HPPC Family,After much deliberation and prayer, last night HPPC’s elders, trustees and pastors unanimously approved the settlement agreement…

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