Shane Waldron was once skeptical of the term "emotional abuse". As an associate pastor at Faith Covenant Presbyterian Church in Kalispell, Montana, Waldron was assisting with a marriage counseling session when the wife said her husband ...
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Eight presbyteries have sent overtures to the 45th General Assembly regarding changes in their boundaries. These overtures have been sent to the MNA Committee for review and recommendation to the Assembly.
Overtures aimed at instituting a similar procedure at the at the presbytery level have been sent to the two previous Assemblies. In both cases, the overture was returned to the originating presbyteries — Chesapeake and Pacific Northwest — for “perfection of deficiencies” identified by the Overtures Committee and approved by the Assembly.
Of the 63 overtures submitted to this year’s General Assembly, 42 deal with the confession and repentance of race-related sins.
The overture demonstrates that the PCA takes seriously its past and current sins, and it is always healthy for the denomination to confess. By confessing specific sins of racism, the PCA creates a more welcoming environment for all minorities.