Presbyterians Standing for Apostolic Love and Truth

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A Christian Understanding of Homosexuality

In light of the confusion regarding the church’s teaching on homosexuality and the pastoral need to care for those suffering in particular from the social trend to regard it as “natural” or a thing to be accepted as part of human nature, "A Christian Understanding of Homosexuality" was presented as a “reference text” at a ... Read more

Church Property Conflict and the Hope for Future Unity

Winner take all contests over a congregation’s property legacy leave deep and lasting wounds and divisions. But the Presbyterian Church in Canada (PCC) has a precedent that could open the way to a better future. By Paul Johnston. Years ago, while working in the United States, I was carpooling to a meeting with a long-time ... Read more

Great Lakes Catechism on Marriage and Sexuality

Q 1: Is human sexuality a good thing or not? A: It is good! We see in Scripture that God created us male and female as part of the creation order, that our sexuality is an inherent part of being human, and that our sexuality is part of what God calls “very good” in the ... Read more

A Visitor’s View of General Assembly

By Dr. Jonathan Dent We in the Presbyterian Church in Canada (PCC) thought that we would be able to put the issue of sexuality to rest at this year's General Assembly. The Church Doctrine Committee (CDC) was recommending, by a slim majority of 9 to 7, that the Assembly deny the prayers of the overtures ... Read more

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PSALT — Presbyterians Standing for Apostolic Love and Truth — is a national movement which aims at building the Presbyterian Church into a thoroughly biblical and Reformed expression of Christian discipleship and witness.

Supreme Court TWU Decision and EFC Webinar

Editor's Note: Bruce Clemenger's recent message to PSALT at the "Thriving in Babylon Conference" tied the outcome of this legal case to the church, because it sheds light on the question of the right of religious individuals to have freedom of conscience and action in the matter of performing same-sex marriages, in spite of the ... Read more

2018 Conference – Thriving in Babylon

More than 100 Presbyterians and friends from coast to coast filled a sanctuary at Vaughan Community Church, Thornhill, Ontario, on April 20-21 for Thriving in Babylon, two days of encouragement and challenge for the Christ-centred, Bible-believing church. When the Israelites were exiled to Babylon, they found themselves spiritually and morally challenged … Read more

PSALT Speaks to the Moderator’s Letter of Repentance

It’s been over a month since the Letter of Repentance to the LGBTQI Community was issued by the PCC Moderator and you may have been wondering if Psalt was going to issue any response to the letter. We have crafted a response which we are pleased to send to you now. The timing of our ... Read more

The Fall of Jerusalem

By Rev. James Statham Actually, it was spring in Jerusalem, and nine of us Canadian Presbyterian clergy were standing about 50 feet from the Western Wall listening attentively to our guide, Sheera. She awed us with the news that this last vestige of Herod’s wall, which once surrounded the temple mount, was composed of not ... Read more

Letter from the Chair, PSALT Leadership Team

By Rev. Dr. Martin Kreplin Have you ever wanted to give a standing ovation to a sermon? For the first time in my life, I really wanted to do exactly that when the Rev. Douglas Rollwage, the outgoing Moderator of the General Assembly (GA), provided an incredible address to the crowded sanctuary at St. Andrew’s ... Read more

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