Wide range of responses to 2016 PCA GA’s actions

  The 44th General Assembly (GA) of the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA) met from June 20-23, 2016. Responses to its actions ranged from trivial humor to full approval to serious concern. A new denominational logo, which depicts a cross and an open Bible, occasioned social media remarks noting a resemblance to the helmet of … Continue reading Wide range of responses to 2016 PCA GA’s actions

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PCA GA: Déjà vu on many issues

At the 41st General Assembly (GA) of the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA) commissioners may have felt a sense of déjà vu as they dealt with many issues that have been considered at previous assemblies. The PCA GA met from June 18-21, 2013, in Greenville, SC. Online reports gave the Assembly mixed reviews. Some aspects … Continue reading PCA GA: Déjà vu on many issues

PCA GA handles a variety of issues

The 40th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA) met from June 19-21, 2012, in Louisville, KY. The 1,120 commissioners, consisting of 832 Teaching Elders (ministers) and 288 Ruling Elders (elders), elected Dr. Michael F. Ross, pastor of Christ Covenant PCA in Matthews, NC, as Moderator. Dr. Roy Taylor serves as Stated Clerk … Continue reading PCA GA handles a variety of issues

PCA GA accomplishes work without controversy

The following article by Glenda Mathes appeared on pp. 22-23 of the July 27, 2011, issue of Christian Renewal. Photos by "pcagal" linked from PCA GA website. When the 39th General Assembly (GA) of the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA) met from June 7-10, 2011, funding matters turned out to be a non-issue, while paedocommunion … Continue reading PCA GA accomplishes work without controversy

PCA General Assembly, Part 1

It seems awkward to post this article, which previews the PCA General Assembly, after the GA has already taken place and while I'm writing another article about the event. But out of consideration for Christian Renewal, I generally wait until my articles appear in print before posting them here. I've been holding off on posting … Continue reading PCA General Assembly, Part 1