The Free Presbyterian Church of North America
is a Presbyterian
denomination in the United States
with mission works in Liberia
, and Kenya
. Originally consisting of North American congregations under the auspices of the Free Presbyterian Church of Ulster
, the North American group became a separate denomination in May 2005.
The churches now comprising the FPCNA were previously part of the Free Presbyterian Church of Ulster
, which itself was formed in 1951 in Northern Ireland
by the cleric and politician Ian Paisley
, who remained the FPCU's moderator until 2008. The North American churches organized as the FPCNA and first elected their own moderator in 2005. In 2009 the denomination consisted of 24 churches in the United States
<blockquote> <ul><li>Fundamental in Doctrine, believing in the divine authority and verbal inspiration of the Bible, and the great fundamental doctrines of grace it contains. The Scriptures alone are the supreme authority in matters of faith and practice. The Free Presbyterian Church uses only the Authorized Version (KJV) of the Bible.
<li>Evangelical in Outreach, in obedience to the great commission of Christ to "go ye into all the world and preach the Gospel". A virile program of Gospel preaching, missionary endeavour and radio ministry is actively pursued with the great objective of leading people of... Read More