PURITAN NEWS WEEKLY

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5/14/07

 

 

PRC

 

By Parnell McCarter

 

 

Based upon my observations, it would seem there are various questions that divide the Presbyterian Reformed Church (PRC - http://presbyterianreformed.org/ ) from the Free Presbyterian Church of Scotland (FPCS - http://www.fpchurch.org.uk/ ).Below are some of those questions I have observed.In the parenthesis following each question I have placed links to articles explaining my personal view on the question.

 

1.     What should be the churchís policy regarding Sabbath public transport?( http://www.puritans.net/news/sabbathpublictransport042605.htm )

2.     Is the US ready to sustain its own affiliate church with the FPCS, or is mission status still appropriate for the US?( http://www.puritans.net/news/name041207.htm )

3.     Should movie and other stage-play entertainment be tolerated among elders and communicant members?( http://www.puritans.net/movie%20reviews/moviereviews.html )

4.     Should wearing of earrings be tolerated among elders and communicant members?( http://www.puritans.net/news/attire040604.htm )

5.     Should make-up be tolerated among elders and communicant members?( http://www.puritans.net/news/attire040604.htm )

6.     Should hair-dying be tolerated among elders and communicant members?(http://www.puritans.net/news/hairdying041207.htm , http://www.puritans.net/news/attire040604.htm )

7.     Should pro sports entertainment be tolerated among elders and communicant members?(http://www.puritans.net/news/olympics081904.htm )

8.     Who should be allowed to partake in the Lordís Supper?(http://www.puritans.net/news/fpcs062804.htm , http://www.puritans.net/news/lordstable041405.htm )

9.     How should the church respond to those who lack a local congregation in nations in which they minister? (http://www.puritans.net/news/thoughtexperiment121306.htm )

10.  What are just grounds for the formation of and joining with a new and/or separate denomination?(http://www.puritans.net/news/biblicalrealism021207.htm , http://www.puritans.net/news/bend021907.htm , http://www.puritans.net/news/denominations050707.htm , http://www.puritans.net/news/bannerman051107.htm )