(Charisma News) 34,000 Black Churches Break Ties With Presbyterian Church USA

The National Black Church Initiative (NBCI), a faith-based coalition of 34,000 churches comprised of 15 denominations and 15.7 million African-Americans, has broken its fellowship with Presbyterian Church USA (PCUSA) following its recent vote to approve same-sex marriage.

The Presbyterian General Assembly, the top legislative body of the PCUSA, voted last June to revise the constitutional language defining marriage. This arbitrary change of Holy Scripture is a flagrantly pretentious and illegitimate maneuver by a body that has no authority whatsoever to alter holy text.

Rev. Anthony Evans, NBCI President noted:

“NBCI and its membership base are simply standing on the Word of God within the mind of Christ. We urge our brother and sisters of the PCUSA to repent and be restored to fellowship.”

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One comment on “(Charisma News) 34,000 Black Churches Break Ties With Presbyterian Church USA

  1. Archer_of_the_Forest says:

    So, is this some sort of “this denomination being in communion with that denomination” thing? I’ve read this report in different places, and it appears that most of these churches are not even Presbyterian at all. So how exactly did this group have ties to PCUSA? What did that mean exactly? In fact, most of the articles I have read lead one to believe that there are 34000 black Presbyterian churches breaking ties, and that is patently not true.