You’ve heard, no doubt that the GS adopted the Belhar. Continue reading “Worship Resources for the Belhar”
Yesterday was perhaps the most remarkable day in the memory of this long-time synod observer and participant. Continue reading “Synod Report V”
It is an historic morning. The General Synod provisionally adopted the Belhar Confession. The vote was strong and clear. The delegates from South Africa were delighted and grateful. This is a culmination of years of work, prayer, study and struggle.
Much of the time dedicated to business on Sunday centered on the Belhar Confession. The Belhar was presented in the morning and the “major issue advisory groups” met in the afternoon to discuss the issue. Informal reports suggest that most groups went heavily in favor of adoption. However, some were issuing caution. Continue reading “Synod Report IV”
Next time you see Jim Reid, thank him. His report to the synod yesterday was dynamic, punchy, graphic — and on time. He got all the talking points and more in. This observer usually dies when power point comes on the screen, but Jim used it extremely well (an example of how this technology helps to condense a lot of information in a short time). Continue reading “Synod Report III”