The PCUSA: Proudly Dying Since 1936

Now that the number of persons departing the denomination has increased from 89,296 to 92,433, and the statistical rate of decline has bumped from 4.83 percent to 5.54 percent, Parsons can no longer soothe fellow church bureaucrats in Louisville that decline is . . . Continue reading →

Guilty Until Proven Innocent. In America

“We don’t have to prove that the person is guilty,” Sean Waite, the agent in charge at the DEA’s Albuquerque’s office, told the Journal. “It’s that the money is presumed to be guilty.”   —Nick Wing, “DEA Steals $16,000 In Cash From . . . Continue reading →

Why Churches Are Tax Exempt In America

Religious institutions are exempt from taxation because our government has not been given the power to govern religion. This is an expression of the basic principles behind the founding of this country—that is, there is an Authority above the government that has . . . Continue reading →

Heidelberg 67: The Sacraments Are True Signs And Seals Of Christ And His Gospel (1)

6th Century Genevan Baptismal Font

67. Are both the Word and the Sacraments designed to direct our faith to the sacrifice of Christ on the cross as the only ground of our salvation? Yes truly, for the Holy Spirit teaches in the Gospel and assures us by . . . Continue reading →