Public Deceit

Flashback 2005: “Arrogance Out of Moscow” Part 2

“Remarkable things are happening in Moscow”

Definition of Arrogance

“When he speaketh fair, believe him not: for there are seven abominations in his heart, whose hatred is covered by deceit, his wickedness shall be shewed before the whole congregation.” —Proverbs 26:25–26 Continue reading

Monday, October 16, 2017 |

“We want to hold our pastors and elders to the highest possible standards of integrity, humility, charity, and pastoral sensitivity.”

“We want to hold our pastors and elders to the highest possible standards of integrity, humility, charity, and pastoral sensitivity. While we are certainly concerned that our churches operate in accordance with civil law in these matters, the bar is set far higher than basic legal compliance. We are concerned not merely with the civil administration of justice, but also with assuring that the Church’s ministry of truth, grace, and compassion has been faithfully carried out in the situations under review.”
CREC Presiding Ministers

Saturday, September 23, 2017 |

The Presiding Ministers’ Report: “effectiveness as a contender for the faith”

Bad Religion: “separatist . . . fundamentalists . . . paranoia, crankishness, and all the other pathologies of the religious ghetto”

Bad Religion

“How did anybody in Christ Church think it was a good idea to encourage and enable a young woman in their community to marry a convicted pedophile? I cannot comprehend it. And I cannot comprehend the apparent unwillingness of the congregation to hold themselves and their pastor accountable for this catastrophe that has befallen the Sitler wife and child.” —Rod Dreher Continue reading

Saturday, September 9, 2017 |

“the point of Canon Press”

But the point of Canon Press is to — when they make money from it — is to turn the money back around into books, the publication of additional books. So it would be inaccurate to say that Canon Press is functioning as a cash cow for the church. The church oversees the ministry, but the funds that Canon Press makes cycle back into the publication of more books. The same with Credenda; Credenda receives donations to publish the magazine. The money that comes in is used to publish more magazines, it’s not a — the church is not siphoning funds out of these lucrative businesses.
Douglas Wilson