One of the many blessings of our denomination is the mountaintop campground called Bonclarken. At the sight of that word, most of y’all will probably be filled with joyful memories of camps, conferences, and retreats.
Summer greetings, Centennial! Not only has the season officially changed but the flow of our church family has, too. I’m sure you’ve felt it in one of two ways (or both!). Do any of these thoughts fit your own?
Four things came together to form this Postscripts article: two sermons and two situations. The first sermon was preached at General Synod in the beginning week of this month. The Gospel was proclaimed by a fellow seminary grad of mine from the Scripture of Nehemiah 4, where the returned Jewish exiles were rebuilding the wall around Jerusalem.
Greetings from Synod! For those who don’t know (or need a slight refresher!), General Synod is the largest convening body of the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church. Each church in our denomination is or should be represented in order to conduct the business of our church family as a whole.
These verses cover every chapter of Paul’s letter to the church in Philippi. Can you feel the depth of connection being expressed? The words in brackets are translated slightly different for the English reader’s benefit, but the root remains the same: koinonia (partnership, fellowship, participation).