The Vision Driving the High Cost of Dismissal from the PCUSA

Written by Jerry M. Roper, Ph.D. and John W. Daniel, D.Min., Crestwood Presbyterian Church, Richmond, Virginia “Churches paying big bucks to get out of the PCUSA” was The Layman’s October 28, 2015 headline story.  Crestwood Presbyterian Church in Richmond, Virginia wasn’t mentioned in the article, because the dismissal terms of $1.5 million were not yet agreed …

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What Kind of Unity?

Reflections on how affirming same sex relationships could affect our unity as Presbyterians in Christ, by Paul Johnston. On the issues of human sexuality and sexual orientation, there is no question that diverse and even conflicting perspectives are present in The Presbyterian Church in Canada. The real question that remains is whether we can maintain …

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Anglican Primates’ Decision

An important decision was issued yesterday by the Anglican communion (represented by the senior bishops of its 38 provinces)concerning church unity and the redefinition of marriage. The Episcopal church USA had voted to depart from the traditional definition of marriage. The question was whether this would divide the Anglican communion, with each jurisdiction being allowed …

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