Act Like Men

By: Patrick Malphrus It was 2005 and I was in my second year of study for my M.Div. at Erskine Theological Seminary. I had completed my Hebrew coursework and it was time for me to take an Old Testament book study. Without hesitation, I signed up for Dr. Culver’s...

The Story Behind the Cross Display at HARP

A discussion between members Bruce and Karen Porter and Pastor Bob Hovey happened in 1998 on how the Huntersville ARP Church wanted to show support for the Sanctity of Life Sunday. This resulted in the idea of a cross display on the front yard.  Elder Johnny Ferrell...

First Presbytery Is Multiplying

During the General Synod 2018 meeting, the following Memorial was approved with no discussion. This was done in peace and unity and not a matter of division but a matter of multiplying. FIRST PRESBYTERY MEMORIAL #2 (Establishment of a new Eastern NC Presbytery):...

Moderator’s Challenge 2018

“Be watchful, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong.” I Corinthians 16:13 Reflecting on the history of the ARP Church in America and around the globe, we have witnessed the workings of our great and mighty God and the...

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Moderator Messages

Act Like Men

By: Patrick Malphrus It was 2005 and I was in my second year of study for my M.Div. at Erskine Theological Seminary. I had completed my Hebrew coursework and it...

Erskine: A Tradition and a Future

In August of last year, my wife and I drove our eldest child to Due West for her first year of college. It is always hard on parents leaving their...

Moderator’s Challenge 2018

“Be watchful, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong.” I Corinthians 16:13 Reflecting on the history of the ARP Church in America and around the globe,...

News In Brief

The Story Behind the Cross Display at HARP

A discussion between members Bruce and Karen Porter and Pastor Bob Hovey happened in 1998 on how the Huntersville ARP Church wanted to show support for the Sanctity of Life...

A Unique Church Homecoming

By: Brian Garner, Landmark News Service You can image the pastor of the precursor to Union ARP Church in Richburg standing on the church steps, issuing a call to his...

Centennial ARP Rocks

By: Melissa Davis If you don't know about the rock painting movement that is sweeping the nation, then check it out. What happens is a group of people will paint...

Features

First Presbytery Is Multiplying

During the General Synod 2018 meeting, the following Memorial was approved with no discussion. This was done in peace and unity and not a matter of division but a matter...

World Focus 2018

By: Jon Hyatt World Focus 2018 was a time of fellowship and education about the ARPC’s involvement in international missions. Immediately following the meeting of General Synod, World Focus allowed...

Happy Floor

By: Wendy Smith We were on the happy floor of the hospital. On the sixth floor, pink and blue Mylar balloons bobbed around, welcoming new babies. Cheerful relatives snapped photos....

ARP News

The Business of Ministry

By: Roger Wiles, Executive Director of Central Services There is a business side to ministry in our day that did not exist a few generations ago. A couple of generations...

Happy 107th Birthday

Mrs. Eva Maloney, member of Oak Ridge ARP Church in Heath Springs, SC, celebrates her 107th birthday today.  She was born to John William and Minnie Cox Brock near Honea...

Synod Prep

Synod 2016 Prep Be sure to follow The ARP Magazine on all social media forms (Instagram, Facebook & Twitter) for immediate updates during the General Synod meeting next week. There will also be...