Compromised by Immorality

  The attempt to resist from within forces those who remain into moral compromise Jefferis Kent Peterson, Posted Thursday, May 19, 2011 in the Presbyterian Layman I was a PC(USA) pastor in Grove City, PA who resigned from the denomination in 1990 because I could see what was coming. In my letter of resignation, I wrote:   … I have watched with admiration the devotion and dedication of many fine pastors, who have truly been called by God to work in His vineyard. I have seen the grief in their spirit as they cry over the course our denomination has taken, turning from the Word of God as the authority for matters of faith and practice. They have witnessed, as I have, how human opinion and contemporary cultural values have become as authoritative as Scripture in General Assembly decisions and positions; whether that be political or moral. As a result, our debates, which should have the character of godly deliberation, have degenerated into mere political posturing to bring about a majority rule for one side or the other.  God’s truth is not decided by majority vote, but discerned with reverential fear by men seeking the voice of God in His revealed … Read more…

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