By Zachary Garris | September 17, 2022 It is no secret that Overture 15 (O15) barely passed the 49th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA). The Overtures Committee recommended rejecting it, but RE Matt Fender delivered a minority report that convinced the Assembly to make a substitute motion in favor of the … More Why the PCA Needs Overture 15
By Ryan Biese | July 26, 2022 Scripture uses the word “deacon” in a variety of ways. So do PCA congregations.Modernism was characterized by a quest for objectivity and certainty, but it failed to deliver. Post-Modernism arose in response and questions all objectivity and certainty. Post Modernism thrives in the society of our exile. Perhaps … More What is a Deacon?
By Jared Nelson | November 22, 2021 A few years ago, I conducted a funeral for a godly woman in our congregation. In conversation with friends and family, several people mentioned that she had served as a deacon in our church. This surprised me since we – like other congregations of the Presbyterian Church in … More Did the RPCES have Deaconesses? Yes and No.
by Zachary Groff | November 8, 2021 The worship service which included your ordination to sacred office has just concluded. When the fathers and brothers lift their hands off your shoulders, the benediction rolls down from the pulpit, and the coffee begins to pour in the fellowship hall, a sobering thought dawns on you. What … More So You Want to be a Churchman?