Mark Twain is famously quoted as saying, “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated.” It's a great fit for this situation; it's also not the original quote. The original quote is an even better fit: “The reports of my illness grew out of his illness, the report of my death was an exaggeration.”
Mr. Burney's article is riddled with inconsistencies, presumptions and poor logic. It also exhibits an argumentative style of a person who has little to no ground upon which to stand. It would seem that his fundamentalist point of view is going under in the PCUSA and he, and those for whom he is presumably a representative voice, are grasping at straws in the death throes of their position.
They have resorted not only to thinly veiled ad hominem attacks on anyone who doesn't believe what they do, but also to thinly veiled threats as they hold membership numbers hostage with the argument of “play by our rules or we will take our ball and go home.” (It's what I call “the playground mentality of the frozen chosen”).