Donations for the month of October


We have received a total of $60 in donations towards our goal of $175.


Don't want to use PayPal? Go HERE


Search

Featured Member
Registered: Yesterday at
Posts: 1
Forum Stats
791 Members
30 Forums
5889 Topics
47252 Posts

Max Online: 41 @ Saturday, June 30, 2012 7:54 AM
Top Posters
Pilgrim 13355
J_Edwards 4843
Tom 3909
Wes 3553
chestnutmare 2483
CovenantInBlood 2375
MarieP 2311
RJ_ 2288
John_C 1908
gotribe 1767
Top Posters (30 Days)
Pilgrim 10
chestnutmare 9
Tom 8
Robin 6
John_C 5
rstrats 3
jonboy 1
Dvan34 1
Recent Posts
The love of Christ constraineth us.
by chestnutmare
Yesterday at 07:20 AM
Eternal justification
by Pilgrim
Yesterday at 05:05 AM
Wholly Other
by Pilgrim
Monday, October 20, 2014 10:37 AM
What must I do to be saved?
by chestnutmare
Sunday, October 19, 2014 9:07 PM
13 October 1605 A.D. Theodore Beza Dies
by chestnutmare
Monday, October 13, 2014 4:14 PM
The Disturbing Legacy of Charles Finney by Dr. Michael Horton
by Pilgrim
Thursday, October 9, 2014 5:00 AM
Topic Options
Rate This Topic
Hop to:
#48889 - Monday, June 18, 2012 2:41 PM Any EPC experts
John_C Offline

Permanent Resident

Registered: Saturday, September 15, 2001
Posts: 1908
Loc: Mississippi Gulf Coast
I came across info saying that in 2011, EPC allowed a congregation to move from their presbytery (boundary lines) to another one (outside of boundary lines) due to the former (Central South) forbidding the ordination of women. This particular congregation supported women ordination and wanted to unite with a presbytery-friendly one.

Okay, that is how it works. However, I notice that the two EPC churches on the coast have been placed in the Central South Presbytery upon leaving the PCUSA. I know for a fact that they have women elders, so I assume the churches support women ordination. I now wonder if the Central South Presbytery has changed its views over the last year, or what will happen?
_________________________
John Chaney

"having been firmly rooted and now being built up in Him and established in your faith . . ." Colossians 2:7

Top
#48890 - Wednesday, June 20, 2012 8:33 PM Re: Any EPC experts [Re: John_C]
Pilgrim Offline

Head Honcho

Registered: Tuesday, April 3, 2001
Posts: 13355
Loc: NH, USA
I was under the impression that each individual congregation within the EPC could do whatever they wanted and that the presiding presbytery had no authority to demand that a particular congregation adhere to their decisions. Being a "loose" denomination, there is much "freedom" given to the individual congregations. The EPC uses the old "lowest common denominator theology" as its base. rolleyes2
_________________________


simul iustus et peccator


Top



Who's Online
0 registered (), 12 Guests and 0 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Newest Members
jonboy, Kyle Russell, nathan douglas, Leonard, samfromindia
791 Registered Users
Shout Box

October
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31
Today's Birthdays
No Birthdays
(Views)Popular Topics
Is man required to "choose" in order to be saved? 471720
...The people miscalled Antinomians ? 369491
Westminster Larger Catechism 345119
The importance of going to church 265107
Roman Catholicism and salvation 262826
Double predestination 252085
"Christ died in a general way for all."? 227368
Gospel truth 203434
Creation 182499
Continuity in Old and NT 151752