What Presbyterians Believe
This ongoing series of articles on "What Presbyterians Believe" explores the Biblical and theological foundations of our faith.
The authors have given permission for these articles to be reproduced. We hope this series will be useful for adult church school classes and discussion groups, new member classes and individual enrichment.
How to Speak Presbyterian
It has been estimated that 58 percent of the members of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) did not grow up in the denomination. For readers in that category, here is a short rundown of the lingo you are likely to hear in a Presbyterian church that you may not have heard in another church.
Dear servant of the Lord, Receive my heartfelt greetings in the name of the living God.My names are Benard Chuma from Kenya,God blessed me with a wife and 3children plus 17 orphans I am caring for.More than this I am a christian leading a group of 33 believers with the purpose of spreading the Gospel to the whole world(Mark 16:15,James 1:27)I thank God very much for what you are doing after i visited your webpage.I ask you if you can extend your ministry to our community that you affiliate with our small fellowship.We warmly welcome you to come,teach us and establish your ministry. May God grant you desire and strength as you stand strong in His word for the end is near,May He sustain you in His Love and peace in the whole of your life until you serve Him again before the throne in the world of eternity.Please pray for us. Looking forward to hear from you, Faithfully in Christ our Savior, pastor Benard Chuma.
My daughter is a practicing Catholic, her fiancee is a Presbyterian, their daughter was christened a Catholic last year, now it is the wish of the father that their second daughter 8 weeks old at present to be baptised a Presbyterian, I am confused, any opinions ?
Concerning Chris on 08/19/2015 at 4:22 p.m. comment, let me ask you this one question, did God destroy Sodom because they were liars?
I love my Presbyterian
To Julie: I believe it is wrong to be gay just as it is wrong for me to lie, steal or be proud. If you are gay it doesn't mean you're going to hell. It's whether you act upon being gay or whether you fight it. I am a liar, and was born a liar. I fight my urge to lie because it's against Gods commandments.I hope this has helped!