Written by Albert Mohler
Sunday, 26 February 2012
Gambling corrupts the culture, polluting everything it touches. Recent scandals in college basketball are proof positive that gambling is not a problem limited to casinos and horse tracks. Ominously, industry executives see …Read More
Written by Liz Carey, Independent Mail
Friday, 24 February 2012
Erskine College said it wants to keep dialogue with the General Synod of the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church open, its President David Norman said.
The school released another news release …Read More
Friday, 24 February 2012
“I am writing this paper to ask a question of our presbytery and by extension our denomination. The question is ‘If I am biblically persuaded that women can serve as deacons in the church, am I …Read More
“And so what can we learn from Daniel about how God wants us to live?” And as I said those words it was as if I had literally laid a …Read More
Her parents sent Hua to America because she could continue to excel academically and also have time for hobbies like painting and calligraphy. What …Read More
Do not be afraid to preach biblical stewardship and how to handle money. If you do not know how, acquire resources to help you. Stewardship and generosity are sure signs …Read More
Erskine trustees look forward to a continued, cooperative, and mutually beneficial relationship with the ARP General Synod
Every message has at least two parts: content and delivery. Delivery becomes especially important when the content of a message is not what …Read More
RAPHINE, VA — Nellie Brown Coyner Harris, 97, of Raphine passed away at her residence Friday, Feb. 17, 2012. She was preceded in death by her husband of 39 years, William Martin Harris. She was born Jan. 4, 1915, in
By DAVID BROOKS
Jeremy Lin is anomalous in all sorts of ways. He’s a Harvard grad in the N.B.A., an Asian-American man in professional sports. But we shouldn’t neglect the biggest anomaly. He’s a religious person in professional sports.
We’ve …Read More
Written by William H. Smith Monday, 20 February 2012
Here is where sad songs come it, particularly country ones. They tell you that your misery has company and is understood: “Once upon a time there was tomorrow, but that was …Read More
ERSKINE COLLEGE & SEMINARY COMMUNICATIONS
DUE WEST, S.C. — Trustees of Erskine College & Theological Seminary voted today not to alter its charter and bylaws to grant its sponsoring denomination authority to remove trustees.
This action affirms the conclusions and …Read More
Visitation for Mrs. Nellie Harris, mother of Rev Bill Harris, will be held Wednesday night, February 22, 2012, from 7-9 p.m. at Henry Funeral Home in Staunton, VA. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, February 23, 2012, at …Read More
Section 1 is titled “Response Summary” and it states that the requested changes would not be ‘in the Institution’s best interest, nor in the best interest of the General Synod’ Four reasons are highlighted: impact on accreditation, legal liability, impact …Read More
What I am saying is that most of our varying critiques of musical forms are often just narcissism disguised as concern about theological and liturgical downgrade. That’s why I think we need more, and better, worship wars.…Read More
Scripture tells us (Hebrews 13:17) that some people will be hard to pastor, and tells us not to be those people. Knox and Ginger are the exact opposite –they have always been more of a blessing to me than I …Read More
Narrative in the Bible is always descriptive, in that it describes for us what happened. Additionally, it’s sometimes prescriptive, in that it tells us what to do and/or how to do it. It is the task of the exegete to …Read More
The new brief filed by ADF in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York argues that while the DOE’s policy was analyzed under the free speech clause of the First Amendment, it did not consider the …Read More
Union University professor C. Ben Mitchell will testify before a congressional committee Feb. 16 regarding the Department of Health and Human Services’ recent decree that religious organizations provide contraceptives and abortifacient drugs to their employees.…Read More
Mr. Kristof is a serious man, and he raises serious issues in this column. But with this one simplistic and condescending sentence he throws religious liberty under the bus and reveals what makes sense to so many in the secular …Read More
Crossroads hopes to meet in an abandoned movie theater at a cost of $6,500 more per month than they were paying at the school. But they’re sort of in a bind because the schools have kicked them out and they …Read More
It should be observed that the reason intinction developed as a method for receiving the wine was the fear that the laity might spill the precious blood. It is intimately related to the doctrine of transubstantiation and therefore out of …Read More
Presbyterians are inseparable from Charlotte’s history. The city’s first churches all came under the denomination, and many of the city’s key political and business leaders remain Presbyterians. The Presbytery covers seven counties. With 40,000 church members, it is the country’s …Read More
High School Retreat (Catawba, First & Second Presbyteries)
When: March 2-4
Where: Bonclarken Conference Center (Flat Rock, NC)
Speaker: Rev. Matt Lucas (Reformation ARP Church)
Music: Brandon Auten & the Worship Team (Crossings Community ARP Church)
Register: firstname.lastname@example.org…Read More
David Howell, a student in the Master of Divinity degree program at Erskine, appears in a special section of the current Christianity Today. The “Rediscovering the Book” section includes an article on distance learning, in which David and his family …Read More
Some of Erskine Seminary’s faculty have been involved in the renewal movement in the Presbyterian Church (USA), calling the PC(USA) to repentance and a return to its historic faith. We are pleased that a majority of presbyteries have now reaffirmed …Read More
The Calvin Quincentenary is an international, interdenominational and interdisciplinary celebration of the life and work of John Calvin, the great reformer who left such an indelible impression on the modern world. If you plan to be in Geneva this summer, …Read More
On August 19th, twenty pilgrims, most of them Associate Reformed Presbyterian pastors, departed our shores for a 2-week Holy Land tour. Unlike many Holy Land excursions, this particular trip was designed for pastors, with an intentional emphasis placed upon their …Read More
It is with great sadness that we report the death of our dear friend, colleague, mentor, and professor emerita, Dr. Mary-Ruth Marshall. Dr. Marshall suffered a fall in her home that resulted in a closed head injury. Emergency surgery was …Read More
Erskine Theological Seminary is pleased to announce that our Columbia campus is fully accredited.
The Association of Theological Schools Board of Commissioners has voted to grant approval for Erskine to offer the complete Master of Divinity, Master of Arts in …
Dr. David A. Norman was chosen Friday as the 15th president of Erskine College and Seminary by unanimous vote of the Board of Trustees.
Norman, 34, was presented with unanimous support for election by the Presidential Search Committee, which was …
Mary Harrington Steele, 97, of. Due West, SC, passed away Friday, Feb. 10, 2012, at the Carlisle Nursing Center.
Mrs. Steele was born in Lee County, NC, the daughter of Raymond and Dora Bell Black Harrington. Educated in Lee County …Read More
Rev. Charles Bradley, pastor of Hopewell ARP Church in Culleoka, TN, died this afternoon of an apparent heart attack. Rev. Bradley was also the stated clerk of Tennessee-Alabama Presbytery.
The son of Charles William and Margaret Bechtel Bradley, Rev. Bradley …Read More
Rev. Troy Pritt will have a very serious heart surgery on December 19 at Baptist Hospital in Little Rock, Arkansas. The retired ARP minister is scheduled to have a growth removed between two valves; one valve replaced; one valve repaired …Read More
New Albany, MS – Martha Emma Shannon, 86, died Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011, at Baptist Memorial Hospital – Union County.
She was born in Tippah County to Emma Lewellen Thurmond and Charlie Rooker Thurmond, Sr. She was a homemaker and …Read More
Mrs. R. B. Wilson (Carrie) passed away Sunday morning, Dec. 18, in Gastonia, NC. She was the mother of Rev. Boyce Wilson (Ebenezer ARP, Rock Hill, SC) and Mary Lineberger (whose husband Mike is pastor of Linden ARP, Gastonia, NC). …Read More
The Lake Wales (FL) Church is looking for the book Leading in Worship by Terry Johnson. If you have a copy you are willing to sell, please contact Maria Herman at First Presbyterian Church of Lake Wales. 863.676.0711 ext 101 …Read More
Rev. Pritt had triple bypass surgery, and his Aortic and Mitral valves were replaced. His son, David Pritt says, “During the surgery, the surgeon used a vein and an artery from Dad’s leg to create a ‘Roman archway’ as it …Read More
Annual Spiritual Life Conference
We are excited about the prospect of welcoming Dr. R.C. Sproul as the speaker for our annual Spiritual Life Conference here at First Presbyterian Church in Columbia, SC, on February 10-11, and would like …
ROCK HILL – The Rev. William Franklin Mitchell Sr., 95, of 1611 Constitution Boulevard, passed away Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012, at Harbor Chase of Rock Hill, SC.
Burial will take place at the Neely’s Creek ARP Church cemetery in Rock …Read More
Mrs. John R. (Jane) de Witt passed away suddenly during the night Friday night. Her funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7, at First Presbyterian Church, Columbia, SC. Dr. John R. de Witt is a former moderator …Read More