Presbyterian Church in America

Presbyterian Church in America votes to leave National Association of Evangelicals

"At issue... is the NAE’s advocacy work....specifically names the Fairness for All Act drafted by the National Association of Evangelicals and the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities." - RNS

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Presbyterian Church in America leaders say those who identify as gay are not qualified for ordination

"The overture includes any identity Christians may profess 'that undermines or contradicts their identity as new creations in Christ,' though it singles out 'gay Christian,' 'same sex attracted Christian' and 'homosexual Christian' among those identities. The denomination already bars any 'practicing homosexual' from ordination." - RNS

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Honest Thoughts on the Open Letter to the Presbyterian Church in America

"In anticipation of the 48th stated meeting of the PCA General Assembly in St. Louis, Missouri, an open letter ... was published on June 2nd, 2021 for the purpose 'of encouraging others about the present and future of the Presbyterian Church in America and also to address and put to rest some assertions that are being spread about the PCA that we feel to be inaccurate and harmful.'" - Ref21

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A Plea to the PCA on Critical Race Theory

"If you care to read the architects of Critical Theory—Benjamin, Horkheimer, Fromm, Adorno, Marcuse, etc.— you will find that their project was animated in large part by a desire to undermine Christianity and its moral and philosophical norms....How strange, then, that some in the PCA are urging us to employ Critical Race Theory (a species of Critical Theory) as an important lens through which we can better understand God, the Gospel, and humanity." - Ref21

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PCA Committee Releases Human Sexuality Report, Signals Agreement with Nashville

"While the PCA was not able to assemble this year due to COVID-19, today the study committee released their report on human sexuality for denominational consideration. This PCA report represents a significant development in the ongoing debate about Side-B 'Gay Christianity.' You can expect the report to be debated both within and without the PCA over the next year ahead of the 2021 General Assembly." - CBMW

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