Friday, December 15, 2017

‘Editor’s Message’

Should Cornerstone Ministries Investments Have Existed? – Part One

Monday, August 15, 2011 0:00

  . . . . . . . . . The Role of the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA) Stated Clerk and Administrative Committee in the Establishment of the Presbyterian Investors Fund (PIF) and Cornerstone Ministries Investments (CMI)...

In the Throes of Ecclesiological Crisis

Monday, June 6, 2011 18:51

[Editor's Note: This article originally appeared  on, the online magazine of the Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals.] . Article by Guest Editor William B. Evans June 2011 . The Trials and Tribulations of the ARP Church, Part 2 . Last year about this time I wrote ...

Unfinished Business for the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA)

Tuesday, March 15, 2011 0:00

10 February 2011 marked the third anniversary of the Cornerstone Ministries Investments (CMI) Chapter 11 Bankruptcy filing in the United States Bankruptcy Court....Perhaps the saddest aspect of this financial, fiduciary, and ethical debacle, is the fact that in the early 1990’s, the PCA General Assembly, as the supreme church court ...

BCO 14 Amendments, An Unintended Consequence: Jeopardizing the PCA’s Non-hierarchical Connectionalism

Friday, September 3, 2010 12:16

. Guest Editor's Message by Dr. Dominic Aquila . The Presbyterian Church in America [PCA]’s non-hierarchical structure could be placed at risk if the [Book of Church Order] BCO 14-1, 2 amendments are passed. . There may be an unintended consequence of using the word “requirement” in proposed BCO ...

Guest Editor’s Message – Dean Turbeville Writes . . .

Saturday, May 1, 2010 0:11

. [Dear Readers - The May 2010 Christian Observer Editor's Message is presented by the Rev. Dr. Charles Wilson, Editor of the ARPTalk Blog and the Rev. Dr. Dean Turbeville, Pastor of the All Saints Presbyterian Church (Associate Reformed Presbyterian (ARP)) in Charlotte, ...

The 2010 and 2012 Election Campaigns

Thursday, April 1, 2010 0:01

. (Editor's Note: This article, originally titled "The 2008 Election Campaign," appeared on 11 August 2007 as the opening article for the Paleohuguenot Blog, which has experienced much neglect since the blog's editor became the Managing Editor of the Christian Observer. The article references a 1999 article by ...

Two Godly Men for Our Season

Two Godly Men for Our Season

Saturday, December 19, 2009 20:50

Full Bible Theology is, in essence, that the entire Bible is to be preached and applied to every aspect of one's existence.

Dr. Edwin Elliott, John Brown, and The Christian Observer

Dr. Edwin Elliott, John Brown, and The Christian Observer

Saturday, October 17, 2009 21:59

Dear Christian Observer Readers, Dr. Edwin P. Elliott, Publisher, long-time Managing Editor, and reviver of the Christian Observer – first published in 1813, Creator and Publisher of Presbyterians Week, and a pioneer in Internet ministry communications, died 11 October 2009, from ...

Five Out of Work Preachers

Tuesday, September 1, 2009 0:01

. By Bob Williams, Managing Editor – Christian Observer and Presbyterians Week . Introduction . One of the most magnificent stories in Presbyterian history began when five out-of-work preachers decided to say “Enough.”  The Associate Presbyterian Church organized to insist on Presbyterian integrity.  Across the centuries ...

Happy Birthday Protestants

Sunday, March 1, 2009 0:01

. March 1, 1457 the Unity of the Brethren began.  Better known as Moravians, the original Protestant Church was a product of John Huss ...