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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The stated clerk has 20 specific responsibilities associated with the gathering of the denomination’s highest court. ByFaith asked Taylor to talk about a few of the specific things he does before and during the Assembly.
“I think the passing of Overture 43, and the fruit that will come of it, will be a help in recruiting African-American pastors into our denomination. It demonstrates to them that we are real, not trying to cover up sins of the past or present, but owning them and seeking to grow from them.”
Potomac Presbytery took a unique approach by adopting a collaborative strategy in formulating its proposal.
The General Assembly has approved Overture 45 from Potomac Presbytery by a vote of 814-87 with 15 abstentions. The overture authorizes the moderator to create a “Racial and Ethnic Reconciliation study committee, comprised of multiple ethnicities with ruling elder participation.”
The 44th General Assembly has overwhelmingly approved the amended version of Overture 43 from Potomac Presbytery, called “Pursuing Racial Reconciliation and the Advance of the Gospel.” After the vote, the assembly stopped to pray and sing together.