Bulletins of
The Concerned Presbyterians

No. 1 (March 1965) - No. 37 (1976)

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Bulletin No. 1 (March 1965)
cp01 Why We Are Concerned
We Are Concerned because . . .
Our Spiritual Objectives
Our Officers - Trustees
Be "Concerned" – But Also Be Informed
Make Your Copy Do "Double Duty"
The Truth About The National Council of Churches
St. Mark's Vestry Report
Enrollment Blank
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Bulletin No. 2 (October 1965)
cp02 On Handling Benevolence Gifts For General Assembly Causes
A Pledge of Dedication
Paul's Gospel and Today's Social Problems
Public Notice
The Peace of the Church
Evangelicals—Divisive or Dynamic?, by the Rev. W. Stanley Mooneyham
What Christ Really Preached
Seminary Graduates Hold Future of Our Church
Our Primary Concern Must Be Spiritual
UPUSA Recommends "Another Country"
Texas Church Omits NCC From Budget
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Bulletin No. 3 (January 1966)
cp03 Lay Group Organized in United Presbyterian Church
What the Figures Reveal
Academic Freedom
New Trustees
Are Churchmen Ready For One Church?, by Dr. C. Darby Fulton
Presbytery Agenda Should Be Released Prior to Meetings
The First (Scots) Presbyterian Church Resolution
We Cannot Be Neutral
A Call to Presbyterian Laymen—Here Are Goals of Recently Organized U.S.A. Lay Committee
Caring Means Proclaiming Message of Salvation
Bible Imparts Vitality, Purpose to Church Task
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Bulletin No. 4 (April 1966)
cp04 Pray—Pray—Pray
Where Our Money Goes: Stewardship Program jeopardized by "equalization" of gifts
What of the Sunday (Church) School in This Day?
More Evangelism Needed
New Wine Skins?
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Bulletin No. 5 (June 1966)
cp05 The 1966 General Assembly!
Savannah Churches Vote to Withdraw
Are We "Divisive and Destructive"?
The Commission on the Minister and His Work
World Council of Churches: Acts on Vietnam and Red China
Christ's Way of Fighting Sin
The Truly Wise Man
On Church Union
Field Director's Office Open
Concerned Presbyterians in Church Budgets ; Speakers Available For Meetings
Is NCC Qualified to Speak On Foreign Policy?
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Bulletin No. 6 (January 1967)
cp06 Statement of Purpose and Policy [adopted 18 August 1966]
C.O.C.U. Super-Church to be Ruled by Bishops
Dr. C. Darby Fulton Views Now on Tape ; "Apostles of Deceit"
Answering Mr. Hartley
"New Morality" in the Pulpit
True Unity
Strange Bedfellows
C.O.C.U. and the Roman Catholics ; Books Worth Reading ; "Principles of Church Union"
The Church, Politics, and the NCC
Virginia Church Urges Withdrawal from C.O.C.U.
Strategy of the "Liberals"
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Bulletin No. 7 (June 1967)
cp07 A Reply to That Open Letter
Our Speakers Bureau
Now Is The Time For Comment On The RCA-PCUS First Draft
No Time for Seceding
Your Gifts Are Needed
Dangers of a Giant Church, by Carl E. Glasow
The CLC and The Bible
Strange Bedfellows — The Methodist Church
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Bulletin No. 8 (November 1967)
cp08 They Are Taking My Church Away From Me, by Harold H. Lytle
The Memphis Convocation
Your Gifts Are Needed!
On Choosing Presbyters
Project Equality in Nashville
Presbyterian U.S. Professors: Directors of Notorious SCEF
The Choice Today
Informative Literature
Taped Messages for Members
Heart Cry for Revival
Don't Leave the Church
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Bulletin No. 9 (May 1968)
cp09 The Moderator's Meeting
Controversy Is Necessary [quote by L. Nelson Bell]
Why General Assembly Should Drop COCU
"Pious Pillars"
World Council of Churches Gives Aid and Comfort to the Enemy
Can the Laymen Speak?
Your World Missions Gifts
"Situation Ethics" in Dallas
Will Church Union Honor God?
Filling the Vacancies in Our Pulpits

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Bulletin No. 10 (September 1968)
cp10 Union Synods & Presbyteries: Most Crucial Issue to Come before Our Church in the Last 10 Years
Concerned Presbyterians, Inc. Not Disbanding ; The 108th General Assembly
Project Equality and "Boycotting" ; Our 1968 - 1969 Budget ; Your Benevolence Gifts
What Evangelicals Believe ; New "State of the Church"
Our New Field Director
The Death of a Nation
George Thomas Peters
Concern for God's Glory ; How Ridiculous Can We Get? ; Strange Bedfellows?
C.P. in Church Budgets; Religion's Impact Waning
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Bulletin No. 11 (February 1969)
cp11 Politics in the Church
Is Ecumenism Running Out of Fuel?
The Attacks Are Mounting
Obeying the General Assembly
More "Strange Bedfellows"
Session — The Forgotten Judicatory
Covenant Life Curriculum
Welcome, Joseph B. Nalls!
Get Out of COCU!
How Near the Precipice?
Teaching Presbyterian Church Standards
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Bulletin No. 12 (April 1969)
cp12 Majority of Presbyteries Vote "No" — Union Amendments Defeated
Elders at the Center of Power, by John R. Yost
N.C.C. Action Wins Communist Praise; Pray! Pray! Pray!; Will Revival Come?
Controversy Rising Over Move Toward One Super Church, by Rev. Ralph G. Turnbull
Organizing Local C.P. Chapter
Slanders and Libels
Blasphemy in the Church; Billy Graham Calls Church Back
Non-Marital Sex and Pill Condoned ; "A Totally Different Gospel," by Dr. Ilion T. Jones
Why PCUS Members Enroll ; For Spiritual Regeneration ; And Compassion Too
Gallup Poll on Churches ; Quotable Quotes [Witherspoon; Lincoln]
A Colossal Myth; The Fellowship of Concern
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Bulletin No. 13 (July 1969)
cp13 The 1969 Mobile General Assembly, by Kenneth S. Keyes
Come to Weaverville for Journal Day
"Freeway to Babylon"
Covenant Life Curriculum [re: 72 page Analysis by Dr. W.A. McIlwaine]
Assembly's Action Censuring Concerned Presbyterians
On Giving to Benevolences
Christian's First Loyalty
Five Reasons for Hope
Profiles of Leaders [Kenneth S. Keyes and Col. Roy LeCraw]
The N.C.C. and Communism ; "Revivals in the Midst of the Years"
More Than Social First Aid ; Quote by Donald Grey Barnhouse
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Memo dated 24 July 1969
memo I. Attendance
II. President's Report
III. Recommendations of Strategy Committee
IV. 1969-70 Budget
V. Evangelistic Training Institutes
VI. Presbytery Operating Rules
VII. Conservative Ministers
VIII. Journal Day
IX. Next Semi-Annual Meeting

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Bulletin No. 14 (October 1969)
cp14 A Dangerous Amendment Which Must Be Defeated
Our Church's Reply To the Black Manifesto
Donors Reserve Right to Designate Gifts
Conservative PCUS Ministers Organize
Will PCUS Majority Approve These Issues?
The Voice of the Laity - Echo or Trumpet
Reds Affecting Pulpit, by J. Edgar Hoover
Liberal Action by Board of World Missions
Political Action
Breaking Ordination Vows
Personal Evangelism 1970 Model

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Bulletin No. 15 (February 1970)
cp15 A Historic Decision Affecting Church Property, by W. Jack Williamson
Alcohol, Women in Dormitories
The Kanawha Presbytery Overture; I.F.C.O.
C.P. and P.C.U. Leaders Invited to UPUSA Dialogue; A Session Speaks . . .
BCO 18-6 (9)
Profiles of Leaders [W. Jack Williamson]
A Student Writes
Hearsay Evidence?; Charlotte Rally Tape; The Latest on "Restructuring"; A Missionary's Letter . . .
This Elder's Role
Rejects Assembly's Censure
The Majority vs. the Minority
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Bulletin No. 16 (May 1970)
cp16 The Crucial Issues Which Confront the Memphis General Assembly
Do You Want Your Children to Read This Obscenity?
Unrest in the Church?
The Restructuring Report
Seeks Control of Property
Map of Restructuring
Time Has Come for Definite Commitment
Calling a Minister
NCC Reducing Budget
Support of Confidence
The Social Gospel, by Morley A. Hudson ; "Babylon" Is Powerful Message
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Bulletin No. 17 (August 1970)
cp17 The 1970 General Assembly, by W. Jack Williamson
God's Moral Law vs. Man-Made Rules
Time for Action!, by L. Nelson Bell
What a Layman Expects of His Minister, by Sim DeLapp
Your Gifts Are Needed NOW!
Memphis Assembly Approves Sponsorship of Colloquy Magazine
Conservative Leaders Meet
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Bulletin No. 18 (November 1970)
cp18 Time to Speak Out!
Individual Churches Are Taking Their Stand
For Earthquake Victims
Overseas Ministry Opened by P.E.F.
A Missionary Speaks On the Crisis in Missions, by Rev. Dwight Linton
Budget Time!
Sounds of a Solemn Assembly, by Dr. Thomas G. Atkinson
Liberals' Technique In Promoting Amorality
Pray for "Liquidators"
Colloquy Says "End God-Talk"
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Bulletin No. 19 (February 1971)
cp19 11 Valid Reasons for Opposing Union with The United Presbyterian Church U.S.A.
A Challenge to Our Moderator
Correction
The C.O.C.U. Union Plan, by Dr. Robert Strong
Institute for Evangelism
Your Copy of C.O.C.U. Plan
On Being a Presbyterian [advertisement for brochure]
Mission Now Secularized
Reformed Seminary Men
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Special Issue - February 1971
Special-1971 Meeting the Crisis in Our Church, by Kenneth S. Keyes
I. How the Liberals Gained Control
II. The Rise of the Conservatives
III. Recent Progress
IV. The Liberal Goals
V. The Determination of Those in Control
VI. The Liberals' Timetable
VII. The Protest Resolutions
VIII. Reasons for Opposing Union with the U.P.U.S.A.
IX. The Plan of Union
X. Conclusion
 
Bulletin No. 20 (April 1971)
cp20 A Learned Minister Questions "Why Presbyterian Union?," by John R. Richardson
Declaration Opposing Present Union Plan
Let the Issues Be Debated Openly
"Wide Freedom of Opinion," by William Childs Robinson
El Paso Church Declares Rights
Brazos "Declaration" Opposes Merger
The UPUSA and Gulf Oil
Prime Questions and Answers
Time for Decision ; World Council Aids Brutal Terrorists ; Special Recording
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Bulletin No. 21 (August 1971)
cp21 The 1971 General Assembly
C.O.C.U. Far from Dead
"Lust for Power"
Liquor and the General Assembly ; What About the Confession of Faith? ; Tape List
How Liberal Ministers Are Helping to Destroy America
Separation from Unbelief, by Dr. George W. Knight, III
Spiritual or Social Gospel, by Alexander K. Davison
Hear Both Sides—Then Make Your Choice ; Undergirding Our Efforts ; A College Student Writes
Quotable Quotes [John F. Walvoord] ; Exposing Error: Is It Worthwhile, by H.A. Ironside
The Book and I [re: inspirational booklets by Margaret W. McLester, Richmond, VA]
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Bulletin No. 22 (September 1971)
cp22 Getting Set for What's Coming, by W. Jack Williamson
What You Can Do
1972 Church Budgets
C.O.C.U. Plan Foretells
Building an Ark, by Kenneth S. Keyes
Statement by the Rev. Donald B. Patterson
Field Directors
U.P.U.S.A. Defending Radicals, Anarchists, Communists
Sources of Guidelines
Why Church Unions Fail
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Special Issue - November 1971
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"Why a Continuing Church is a Must for Faithful Presbyterians"
by Kenneth S. Keyes

I. Theological Reasons
II. Stewardship Reasons
III. Practical Reasons
IV. Youth Impact Reasons
V. Declaration of Intent
VI. What Can You Do?

 
Special Issue - circa February 1972
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Bulletin No. 23 (February 1972)
cp23 Who is Forming the New Church?
"Question and Answer"
Ministers' Annuities
A Challenge to Dr. Aubrey N. Brown
"Jesus Ruled" but "I Think"
"How We Got Where We Are"
4 New Field Directors
The United Ministries in Higher Education
Who Is Polarizing the Church?, by C. Philip Hinerman
Hear Both Sides! ; "We'll Go With Him . . . All the Way"

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Bulletin No. 24 (August 1972)
cp24 The 112th General Assembly ; Administrator for Continuing Church
A "Red Letter" Day
LeCraws and Far East Churches ; Who Owns Your Church Property? ; Brand-New Tape
The "New Church and Its Creators ; On Taking Disciplinary Action
Heresy at Assembly ; Interesting Poll! ; Correction
Get Angry!, by E. Richard Barnes; Answering the Key Question; Fair Representation in Union Presbyteries?; One More Way to Insure Preaching of the Gospel
New "Merged" Texas Presbytery Rejects Reformed's Men ; Will P.C.U.S. Presbyterians Continue?
Proposed Plan of Union
How the Evangelical Sees Mission of Church ; Here Are the Reasons
Church's True Mission, by the late J. Howard Pew
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Bulletin No. 25 (November 1972)
cp25 Constitutional Grounds for Withdrawal
Vanguard Presbytery
Personal Evangelism Training Courses
Crux of the Issues
"Jesus–a Nobody"
Financing the Continuing Church
How the Steering Committee Came to Be
The Mission of the Steering Committee
More About Church Property
The Man God Did Not Use, by the Rev. William E. Hill, Jr.
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Bulletin No. 26 (April 1973)
cp26 Good News for Bible-Believing Presbyterians! ; Planning the Continuing Church
The Liberal Strategy ; Asking to be Dismissed
Steering Committee for a Continuing Presbyterian Church ; A Glance at the New Confession
Questions Ministers Ask About the Minister's Annuity Fund
Reaffirmations of 1973
B.C.O. for Continuing Church
On Defrocking Ministers ; Your Easter Offering ; New Members...C.P. Executive Committee
Why Liberals Try to Retain Local Control ; Letter to a Minister
Funding the Program of the Continuing Church
National Survey Reveals Apostasy of Clergy ; On Calling Names
Manual for Separation ; UPUSA Upholds "Cheap Divorce" ; Keyes Message on Cassette

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Bulletin No. 27 (July 1973)
cp27 Law and Procedure or How and Why in 1973, by W. Jack Williamson [a message delivered at the Convocation of Sessions held in Atlanta, May 18-19, 1973]
Manual for Separation
Whom to Contact for Help
Organizing Committee of 40
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Bulletin No. 28 (October 1973)
cp28 Church-Reborn Sets Date For First General Assembly
Concerned Presbyterians Inc. Operating at Peak
28 Years Ago —
Ordination Vows Ignored By Covenant Presbytery
Why Several Hundred Congregations Are Leaving The P.C.U.S. This Year
From Interim President Col. Roy LeCraw ; Biblical Presbyterianism in Reaffirmations
On Threats and Intimidations ; Conservative Congregations In Liberal Presbyteries
It's Time To Tell ; Continuing Church Committees For First Year
Every Presbyterian Should Read This Book
Congregations Withdrawn to Date
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Bulletin No. 29 (January 1974)
cp29 Greetings to All Concerned Presbyterians from the President
Plans for Centralization
Forsaking Our Heritage
Plans for a Closer Control Over Ministers
The Names and Addresses of the Officers of Concerned Presbyterians, Inc.
Interpretation or Violation?
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Bulletin No. 30 (circa April 1974)
cp30 The General Executive Board Tighter Control Over Ministers
Enrollment Blank
"No Pay Cut"
Addresses of Officers of Concerned Presbyterians
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Bulletin No. 31 (circa July-August 1974)
cp31 Ecclesiastical Liquidation of the PCUS
Spiritual Liquidation
Property Transfer Passes
Local Church Property in PCUS
Actions Taken by the 114th G.A.
Men and Bretheren: How Can These Things Be?
Efforts Toward Discipline
What is a Moderate or Middle of the Roader?
The Way of Historic Presbyterianism
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Bulletin No. 32 (circa October-November 1974)
cp32 Continuation of the Evaluation of the Proposed Confession of Faith
Chapters 4-6
Chapter 7–The Christian Church
Chapter 8–The Christian Mission
Chapter 9–The Christian Life
Chapter 10–The Christian Hope
Summary and Conclusion
Report from CP Headquarters
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Bulletin No. 33 (circa January-February 1975)
cp33 The Involvement Of The Southern Presbyterian Church With The Federal And National Churches, by C. Gregg Singer
The National Council and Its Relationship to the Communist Movement and Communist Front Organizations
A Summary of the Actions of The World Council of Churches
Appendix A : Proposed Amendments to the Constitution of the Presbyterian Church in the U.S., by Willis H. Owens

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Bulletin No. 34 (circa April 1975)
cp34 An Address to the General Assembly, by Dr. C. Gregg Singer
Correspondence, Gould H. Cloud to Dr. Albert Winn, dated 8 Jan. 1975
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Bulletin No. 35 (circa August 1975)
cp35 The 115th General Assembly, by Dr. C. Gregg Singer
Church property note, by Willis H. Owens
Reflections and Comments on the 115th Assembly, by Rev. Cortez A. Cooper, Jr.

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Bulletin No. 36 (circa November 1976)
cp36 An Inventory of Vital Statistics in the Presbyterian Church US, by Willis H. Owens
The Merger Question, by Willis H. Owens
Church Property, by Anon
More Level Heads Than Ours Speak Out on the New Book of Confessions
"Implied Trust" Ruled; Church Property Lost
Some Actions of the 1969 General Assembly
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Bulletin No. 37 (circa February 1976)
cp37 Final Words of Exhortation, by Willis H. Owens, Exec. V-President
The Property Issue
Contributions to National Council of Churches
The Way of Historic Presbyterianism
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