Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

All posts tagged Presbyterian Church (USA)

Fate of Presbyterian Church USA effort to redefine marriage to include same-sex unions uncertain

By Michael Gryboski No certainty exists over the fate of an amendment brought before the regional bodies of Presbyterian Church (USA) that would redefine the denomination’s marriage definition…

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Largest Presbyterian denomination in U.S. demands Obama push for Israeli-Hamas ceasefire

By Michael Gryboski The largest Presbyterian denomination in the United States released a statement Tuesday demanding that President Barack Obama push Israel and Hamas towards negotiating a ceasefire…

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Judge in Episcopal schism trial: It’s a civil matter

By Jennifer Berry Hawes ST. GEORGE – The judge presiding over the local Episcopal schism trial said Wednesday that she considers the case a matter of neutral, secular…

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Presbyterian Church criticizes Israel, ignores Christian persecution

By Raymond Ibrahim Days before the recent Israel/Hamas conflict erupted, the Presbyterian Church in America [Presbyterian Church USA] withdrew $21 million worth in investments from Israel because, as…

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Presbyerian Church (USA)’s very special interest in Israel

By Mark Tooley The stated clerk of the Presbyterian Church (USA), Gradye Parsons, has released a verbose statement demanding an end to the “violence” between Israel and Hamas…

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The 221st GA – my final thoughts and advice to the orthodox

By Viola Larson Putting away the event of the 221st General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church would probably be the best of all worlds as far as my…

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Essay: Local Presbyterians respond

By Val Fowler and John Wilkinson The 221st General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church met in June in Detroit and took several actions regarding the Middle East. Because…

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ECO executive clears up ‘misconceptions’ and encourages ‘a more gracious tone’

The Synod Executive of ECO: A Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians has written to the Presbyterian Church (USA)’s middle governing council leadership to “both clear up some misconceptions…

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Stated Clerk asks president to honor protections afforded to children

From the Office of the General Assembly LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The Reverend Gradye Parsons, Stated Clerk of the General Assembly, wrote a letter to the President of the…

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Pastors ‘deeply regret’ Presbyterian Church USA divestment from Israel

By Greg Garrison BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Two Birmingham pastors have written an open letter expressing their objection to the recent vote by the Presbyterian Church USA to divest in…

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