(This article received a huge amount of affirmation, but a major cyber attack against our web site prevented many people from reading the whole article.
I have gotten some push back on the term “Liberal Progressivism” I appreciate the demands for clarification which I will be happy to provide in the next Discerning the Times article. But for now it is critical to get out the facts about the most un-Christlike way that the Presbytery of Western North Carolina and the PC(USA) is persecuting this faithful congregation in the town of Montreat.)
This week my focus is liberal progressives.
Liberal progressivism has over the years infiltrated once great Christian denominations including the Presbyterian Church in the USA (PCUSA).
These denominations persecute the true Church of Jesus Christ, thus blocking the advancement of the Gospel. The one to which I belong is the PC (USA). For more than five years now, I have observed the Presbytery of Western North Carolina’s ill-treatment of a faithful, Christ-centered, congregation, Montreat Presbyterian Church.
What has taken place at Montreat is outright persecution of the Church of Jesus Christ. I am a PCUS/PC (USA) missionary and ordained pastor in the PC (USA). Members of my family were founding lot holders in Montreat. I have observed this persecution first hand. I have watched the insidious, often subtle, and now, blatant, persecution of this faithful congregation. The persecution intensified five years ago when the congregation started the process of seeking to continue its tradition of faithfulness to Jesus Christ by leaving the PC (USA). [Read more…] about The Persecution of Jesus Christ by His Own Church Part II: A call to pray for the Church of Jesus Christ Persecuted by Liberal Progressivism