Response to “Creative Conversations Group”

This letter is addressed to the Moderator yet, like the one signed by 232 Ministers and Elders,  it does not specifically state what the signatories wish the Moderator to do. The origins of this group “Creative Conversations” is unknown, other than “Our Group, made up of members of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland”. Was his group open to all, or

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RESPONSE TO ‘A cry from the heart’

This document ‘A cry from the heart’ issued to the media on 6 July 2018, was signed by 36 Ministers, 21 of whom are retired – 18 from active parish ministry and 3 from alternative ministry.  Of the 15 active ministers who signed 13 are in parish ministry and 2 in alternative ministry. 196 Elders signed but the vast majority

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Rev Brian Kennaway: ‘Kyle Paisley is wrong to say the Presbyterian moderator is travelling south at the invitation of the Pope’

May I take issue with some of the comments of (“Kyle Paisley: Protestant church leaders seem to be ashamed of their faith”, August 23)? I note that Kyle states in reference to the Pope’s visit; “it is quite something else for Protestant church leaders, particular in the north, to run to meet him.” May I respectfully point out that the

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“The Historical and Social Impact of Flags and Symbols on Society”

You can access a presentation on “The Historical and Social Impact of Flags and Symbols on Society” with The Rev. Brian Kennaway and Dr. Dominic Bryan presented in The Canada Room, Lanyon Building, Queen’s University Belfast on Tuesday 12th May 2015 – BELOW: Brian Kennaway and Dominic Bryan on ‘The Historical and Social Impact of Flags and Symbols on our

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Moral ground moves but church must stand on the rock of Christ

Anyone reviewing the media clamour, over the decision of the Presbyterian General Assembly on Friday 8th June 2018, may well find the reports both confusing and incomprehensible. Some of the headline writers have done themselves no favours as they postulated the great untruth: “Presbyterian Church in Ireland votes against gay membership” (BBC), “Presbyterian Church in Ireland votes to deny gay

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Presbyterians adhere to Biblical teaching.

May I take issue with, and correct, some of the statements of your Religion Correspondent (Saturday Review June 9)? “Presbyterian traditionalists appear long on preaching and short on love”. To identify those who hold Biblical truth as ‘traditionalists’ – is ironic given the fact that the Presbyterian Church holds to the ‘supreme authority of the Word of God’ as opposed

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