The General Assembly is the yearly gathering of our denomination’s ministers and ruling elders. It’s at this meeting that the denomination business is carried out. This year it was in Louisville, Kentucky and I attended along with Pastor Rochester. Among the necessary and benign items there were four controversial matters at hand.
1. Theistic Evolution. In the last year a couple of men in our denomination, including Tim Keller, have gotten some attention because of the way they were saying things about creation and evolution. As a result, some presbyteries wanted the denomination to affirm a declaration that we are opposed to theistic evolution. I was opposed to this. Not because I believe in theistic evolution. Of course not. Rather, I was opposed to this because I believe our confessional standards are clear on this subject and that any … Read More »