Posts from October 2021

Posts from October 2021

Presbytery of the Southeast Resolution on Vaccine Mandates

At its October 15-16, 2021 stated meeting, the Presbytery of the Southeast passed a resolution intended to be a help to those in our congregations who have liberty of conscience concerns related to federal, state, and corporate polices that require the COVID-19 vaccine as a condition for employment. That resolution is similar to the one adopted by the RPC session on September 29, which may be found here. The PSE’s resolution reads as follows: Whereas, the Holy Scriptures command “Honor…

Rev. Dr. George Knight III Asleep in Jesus

You may never have heard of Dr. George Knight, but he was one of the godliest and most scholarly men I’ve ever had the privilege of knowing. He was the kind of man, who, when he was still active in presbytery meetings (just a few years ago), the room would grow still when he spoke. You needed to strain a bit to hear his voice, but his mind was still razor-sharp, and when he felt it necessary to rise to speak to…

New Testament Puritanism

The Puritans are often maligned as “legalistic” or even “gloomy and morose” by those who, it would seem, have little familiarity with their writings, or with the depth of their pastoral sensitivity and devotion to God. B. B. Warfield was a professor at Princeton Seminary during the great controversy between biblical Christianity and theological liberalism during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He was a beloved professor and friend of J. Gresham Machen, who would, along with others in…