The relationships we share with these three congregations, as brothers and sisters in Christ, are more important than property. Therefore, we didn’t make property an issue.

–The Rev. Rick Irish, interim Executive Presbyter of the Presbytery of San Joaquin, speaking of the agreements reached with three PCUSA congregations who were dismissed to the EPC’s Presbytery of the West recently (and may God bless him and his presbytery for such an attitude!)

(Hat tip: Toby Brown.)