Presbyterian News Headlines For The Week Ending April 21, 2012 -- Federal Vision, Ghana Elections and Economics
[ Greetings - It has been pointed out that my subject line gives you little to go on so I have added a few key words, or keywords, to highlight the subjects I found in this week's headlines. ]
PCA Missouri Presbytery overwhelmingly finds Teaching Elder Jeff Meyers not guilty of charges against his views on theologyThe Aquila Report, 16 April 2012
In a trial before the whole Presbytery, not a judicial commission, TE Meyers was found not guilty of holding views regarding covenant, or federal vision, theology that are outside the bounds of the Westminster Standards. The source for this article was a post by Wes White on his blog Johannes Weslianus. [ed. note: If you are not familiar with both of these they are good sources of info on the PCA as well as the other non-mainstream Presbyterian branches.]
With the fall elections approaching in Ghana there have been messages from the Presbyterian Church in Ghana including a call from the Moderator of the General Assembly to move up the election date to allow more time if a run-off is needed and for transition.
And there have also been calls to:
Similar calls were made at the opening of the Anniversary celebration for a Akuapem Presbytery
One of the reports coming to this year's Church of Scotland General Assembly, the report of the Special Commission on the Purposes of Economic Activity titled 'A Right Relationship with Money', made headlines in the media this week. As the second article summarizes it, the report makes the case that "good economic practice is embedded in social relationships." Coverage was prompted by a Church of Scotland press release.
Those are some of the things in the news last week. Coming up this week the news includes the big happenings in Colorado Springs.