Secret Caucuses & the PCA

By Jared Nelson | January 28, 2022 Every Christian ought to heed Paul’s warnings to “have nothing to do with irreverent, silly myths” (1 Timothy 4:7) and not to be found in “quarreling, jealousy, anger, hostility, slander, gossip, conceit, and disorder.” (2 Corinthians 12:20). Thus, we must be especially cautious when approaching a subject such … More Secret Caucuses & the PCA

7 Reasons Presbyters Should Read Dissenting Opinions

By Jacob Gerber | December 30, 2021 In the previous post, TE Zack Groff laid out a plan for understanding the Standing Judicial Commission (SJC) decision on Judicial Case 2020-12 (Speck v. Missouri Presbytery). As part of the post, TE Groff recommended that readers carefully consider the Dissenting Opinion drafted by RE Steve Dowling and … More 7 Reasons Presbyters Should Read Dissenting Opinions

Understanding the “Greg Johnson Case” Majority Decision and Dissenting Opinion

by Zachary Groff | December 28, 2021 Since the Standing Judicial Commission (SJC) of the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA) decided Judicial Case 2020-12 (Speck v. Missouri Presbytery) – a.k.a. the “Greg Johnson Case” – in October of this year, several official documents and unofficial commentaries relating to the decision have circulated the Internet. While … More Understanding the “Greg Johnson Case” Majority Decision and Dissenting Opinion

The Biblical Foundations of Parliamentary Procedure

By Jacob Gerber | December 20, 2021 “Behold, how good and pleasant it is when brothers dwell in unity!” (Ps. 133:1).  Life in Christ’s church can be hard, especially when we must deal with complicated, difficult, and controversial questions. Nevertheless, we purposefully close every General Assembly by singing Psalm 133 together as a prayer that … More The Biblical Foundations of Parliamentary Procedure

Aquila & Greco on Polity

By George Grant | December 8, 2021 Quick on the heels of the historic 48th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA), former moderator Dominic Aquila and current chair of the Standing Judicial Commission Fred Greco came to Franklin, Tennessee to record a series of sixteen videos on our denomination’s polity. Designed specifically … More Aquila & Greco on Polity