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A series of thoughts on liberal theology in the PCUSA from the viewpoint of an evangelical

When “Either-Or” Is a Lousy Alternative


According to The Center for Progressive Christianity (TCPC), the fifth defining feature of progressive Christians is that they “…know that the way we behave toward one another and toward other people is the fullest expression of what we believe.”  There … Continue reading

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All Are Accepted — Except Perhaps Biblical Christians


There is much to like in The Center for Progressive Christianity’s(TCPC) fourth point of self-description.  Sort of like a cake recipe with many of your favorite ingredients, except that it also contains rat poison. Here is their main declaration: “We … Continue reading

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The Dangers of Little Knowledge


What is true in every other profession is true of theology as well — a little knowledge is a dangerous thing.  The Center for Progressive Theology demonstrates this with utmost clarity in their third statement defining what progressive Christians believe: … Continue reading

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There Is No Truth, Only Preference


As its second defining point, The Center for Progressive Christianity (TCPC) characterizes progressive Christians as those “…who recognize the faithfulness of other people who have other names for the way to God’s realm, and acknowledge that their ways are true … Continue reading

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Following the Progressive Jesus


The PCUSA still formally believes in following the Jesus revealed in the Bible to be the Lord of Creation and sole Savior of the human race.  These two titles, Lord and Savior, are to be used in vows of membership … Continue reading

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An Unrepentant Apostate Liberal


The de facto leadership of the liberal mainline church has lost its mind, but does not know it.  For as long as it has been living in the sanitorium populated by secular cultural and intellectual elitists, most of whose beliefs … Continue reading

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