Resolution 81:05: Tribute to Reformation 500

Five hundred years ago the Protestant Reformation brought untold benefits that are still felt today. As opposed to the centralized, monolithic Church of Rome under the authority of one man, the Protestant Reformation began the decentralization of the western church. Escape from a remote ecclesiastical hierarchy that was detached and self-perpetuating led to the ultimate establishment of reformation churches through … [more]

Resolution 81:01 – Resolution of Thanks

The 81st General Synod of the Bible Presbyterian Church, meeting in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, from August 3-7, 2017, desires to express its heartiest appreciation for the splendid hospitality extended to it by the congregation of our host church, the Edmonton Bible Presbyterian Church, and to the church ladies, who provided a tasty breakfast each morning. The Christian fellowship has been … [more]

Resolution 81:02 – Intolerance of Christians

Whereas, recently, an individual nominated for deputy director of the Office of Management and Budget, by the president was taken to task during his confirmation hearings, by two US Senators, one of them a former presidential candidate; and Whereas, this nominee was declared to be unfit by one of the Senators, because, as a professing Christian, who believes the only … [more]

Resolution 81:01 – Christian Colorado Case and the United States Supreme Court

Whereas, the United States Supreme Court recently ruled that it will hear the appeal of the case involving the Christian Colorado baker, Jack Phillips, who, because of his religious convictions, would not make a wedding cake for two gay men who were planning on getting “married;” and, Whereas, one of the homosexual men said, “Businesses should not be allowed to … [more]

Resolution 80:05: Thanks to the Grace Bible Presbyterian Church

Resolved, that we the delegates to the 80th General Synod of the Bible Presbyterian Church, meeting at Grace Bible Presbyterian Church of Sharonville, Ohio, August 4-9, 2016, in appreciation of the distinguished hospitality received from the members of this welcoming congregation, do hereby express our profound thanks to the church staff, volunteers, and the entire Grace Church family, for all … [more]

Resolution 80:04: Is Living by a Biblical Worldview Becoming Illegal

With the recent Supreme Court of the United States announcement on June 27, 2016, that it left standing a lower court decision that Washington state pharmacists who are Christian must violate their faith in order to practice their profession. “The Supreme Court’s move alarmed Justice Samuel Alito, who warned there was evidence that the ‘impetus for the adoption of the … [more]

Resolution 80:02: The Proliferation of Sexual Perversions

King Solomon, by divine inspiration, taught that there is nothing new under the sun. Fallen humanity is rife with sexual perversion; this is nothing new. In all ages, the Church of Jesus Christ must faithfully address these issues with both the Law of God (which condemns) and the glorious Gospel of Jesus Christ (by which God saves sinners, including the … [more]

Resolution 80:01: The Mandate of god’s word

The Church of Christ is called to be salt and light in the world. If society does not hear the truth concerning God, man, sin, and salvation from its mouth, it is failing in its duty to the Lord and to mankind. “Ye are my witnesses, saith the Lord, and my servant whom I have chosen: that ye may know … [more]

Resolution 79:07: Resolutions of Thanks

The 79th General Synod of the Bible Presbyterian Church, meeting at Grace Bible Presbyterian Church in Cape Canaveral, Florida, from August 6-11, extends its heartfelt thanks to this congregation for its kind hospitality in hosting this year’s synod meetings. We know that entertaining delegates and their families involves extensive advanced planning, concerted cooperation of your church members, improvements to your … [more]

Resolution 79:06: The Rev. Dr. John Janbaz memorial Resolution

Reverend John E. Janbaz of Redlands, California, passed away at his residence on March 12, 2015 at the age of ninety-nine. Born September 20, 1915 in Philadelphia, PA, Reverend Janbaz was the son of Elisha and Arusiag Janbaz of Armenia, who immigrated to the United States during the Turkish genocide of Armenians. As a teenager John was a member of … [more]

Resolution 63:2 – Memorial Resolution Albert Rule

Deacon Albert Rule of the Bible Presbyterian Church in Knoxville, TN went home to be with the Lord on January 19, 1999. Deacon Rule was a unique servant of the Lord Jesus Christ and a man of uncommon gifts. Though he was a perennial nominee for the office of elder, he consistently refused as a maffer of personal conviction relating … [more]

Resolution 64:1 – Memorial Resolution Elder Edward C. Schumacher

Edward Schumacher came from a large family that lived on a farm in the Cincinnati area. He grew up in the Lutheran Church, and benefitted from its teaching of the Catechism. Ed was a hard worker, and even during the years of the Depression was able to make money because of his willingness to work. He enjoyed various jobs throughout … [more]

Resolution 64:2 – Memorial Resolution Elder Paul Cox

Elder Paul Cox was ushered into the presence of the Lord March 13, 2000. He was born into a Christian home March 12, 1920 and was raised a Presbyterian. At the age of 13 he was saved after having talked to his pastor about the Lord. In June, 1942 he went into military service and continued to faithfully attend the … [more]

Resolution 64:3 – Memorial Resolution Marlan Justus Michel

The Rev. Marlan Justus Michel, age 75, husband of Myrtle Robertson Michel, born on June 15, 1924, died Thursday, March 2, 2000, in Taylors, South Carolina. He was born in Lakemills, Wisconsin, and was the son of the late Henry Eric and Amanda Elbert Michel. He served in the U.S. Air Force during World War II, and was a missionary … [more]

Resolution 64:5 – Memorial Resolution William Thayer 1921-2000

William Thayer served for the past 18 years as an elder of the Bethany Bible Presbyterian Church of Glendale, California and prior to that he had served as a deacon at the Long Beach Bible Presbyterian Church. Mr. Thayer, a veteran of World War II, greeted visitors each week, and brought joy to all at Bethany. Before moving to Glendale, … [more]

Resolution 64:6 – Resolution of Thanks

The members of the 64th General Synod of the Bible Presbyterian Church express their appreciation to the pastor, staff and congregation of the Grace Bible Presbyterian Church of Sharonville, Ohio for their gracious hospitality. Your provision of facilities for our meetings and fellowship, the delicious meals and snacks, and many other services on your part have more than met our … [more]

Resolution 64:10 – Memorial Resolution Alford Vincentius

Alford Vincentius was born on October 17, 1918. He was ushered into the presence of the Lord in November 1999. He served in the merchant marine during World War II and then later was a boat contractor. He began attending the Lakeland Bible Presbyterian Church in 1983. He loved the Scriptures, having memorized the books of John, Romans and Ephesians. … [more]

RESOLUTION 73:02 – Memorial Resolution for Kenneth Robert Reinhard

Kenneth Robert Reinhard was born in Springville New York on September 25th, 1920.  He grew up in the suburbs of Buffalo and attended Church during that time.  Ken enjoyed sports especially basketball, baseball and football.  He attended Riverside High School and his High School football team won the Harvard Cup Championship in 1936.  He went on to play Semi pro … [more]

RESOLUTION 73:03 – Thanks to the Congregation of Ryder Memorial Presbyterian Church

Whereas we the members and guests of the 73rd General Synod of the Bible Presbyterian Church, meeting August 6-11 in Bristol, Tennessee, have been the recipients of delicious meals, ideal accommodations, and overall gracious southern hospitality, and Whereas we have witnessed an evident outpouring of Christian love through the hearts of the members of Ryder Memorial Presbyterian Church in preparation … [more]

RESOLUTION 74:01 Thanks to Grace Bible Presbyterian Church

Be it resolved that we, the members of the 74th General Synod of the Bible Presbyterian Church, meeting at Grace Bible Presbyterian Church in Sharonville, Ohio, August 5-10, 2010, do extend our heart-filled thanks to Rev. Miessler, the Church Session, as well as the entire congregation of Grace BPC, for their warm Christian hospitality. The delicious meals, the well-prepared facility, … [more]

MEMORIAL RESOLUTION 74:03 Elder Félix Irusta Choque

Félix Irusta was born in November 12, 1922, in Pocoata province Omasuyos , La Paz, Bolivia. By the grace of the Lord he received Jesus Christ as his personal Savior in 1958 in the city of La Paz. In the year 1970 He decided to reside in the town of Caranavi Nor Yungas, for reasons of his personal health and … [more]

MEMORIAL RESOLUTION 74:07 Rev. Dr. William R. Kane

Pastor William R. Kane served as a faithful servant of our Lord Jesus Christ for over 47 years. He was ordained in 1961 in the Bible Presbyterian Church. A deeply humble and knowledgeable man, he taught Biblical studies and other classes at many colleges and universities including Highland College, Clearwater College, Cohen Seminary, Pepperdine College and Los Angeles State University. … [more]