Complaints

On July 5th and 8th, two COMPLAINTS were filed with the Executive Board regarding actions taken against Second Presbytery at the June meeting of General Synod. With regard to the first COMPLAINT, Rev. Anthony Locke argues two points. ECCLESIASTICALLY: there is a Form of Government (FOG) issue, for the FOG prohibits Synod from influencing the…

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Synod of Thieves

The Court of Thieves on Display. Can you find those who are not thieves? Breaking from tradition, I have been told delegates did not sing Psalm 133 (No. 280 in the Bible Songs: “Christian Unity”). Instead, with hearty voices, the delegates gleefully sang, A thieving we will go A thieving we will go Hi-ho, the…

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Follow the Money

Follow the Money At sixteen, I was chosen out of my Civics class to spend a day with a councilman on the Winter Haven, Florida, City Council. I attended a council meeting and was the councilman’s guest for a very nice lunch. I was so excited. I was to watch how democracy worked and report…

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An Open Letter by Bill Marsh to the ARP Church

An Open Letter by Bill Marsh to the ARPChurch

Dear Chuck, You have been an ARP for more than twice as long as I have, so I write you with you a question. I was struck this afternoon by the apparently-terrifying fear of sunlight shown by the Executive Board in the matter of my complaint As you recall, I complained in March to the…

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