Tag Archives: PC(USA)

4 Minute Devotions: One Church

I have ministered to churches in Scotland and the United States. What would happen if they all became one congregation?   2 Corinthians 7:4       I have great confidence in you; I take great pride in you. I am greatly … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: Stoning Jesus

Should we as Christians give up some of our sacred beliefs about Christ in order to accommodate other peoples’ beliefs?   Podcast version here   Last week, our General Assembly in its own way, tried to begin the peace process … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: First and Last

When I gave my heart to Jesus more than thirty years ago, I tried to put Him first in my life. He had saved me from self-destruction and I was truly liberated by His Loving Spirit. It felt so good … Continue reading

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Hot New Presbyterian Game: Jesus Says!

All week long, I watched the 218th PCUSA General Assembly. It astounded me how many times people stated that Jesus would do this or say that to bolster their arguments. What a load of baloney! None of us were around … Continue reading

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Devotions: Pledge of Allegiance???

1 Corinthians 15:30   And as for us, why do we endanger ourselves every hour? The First Christians were incredible people. They came from all walks of life. Some were slaves and others were slave owners. Some were fishermen and … Continue reading

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4 Minute Devotions: Holding On

The PC(USA) is holding its General Assembly in San Jose this week and I’m worried about the cultural decisions it may make. Why do we think that 21st century Christianity is any better than 1st century Christianity?   Podcast version … Continue reading

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