How does our faith make a difference in the life of the world? How does it address systemic issues for real change? These are the questions the Rev. Thomas Watkins finds himself asking on a regular basis. Read more »
Winter is no match for Americans who are weary of gun violence and who are determined to do something about it. From Dec. 3-10, from a frigid church parking lot in Cambridge, Wisconsin to a rainy day in Decatur, Georgia, church members and others fired up their chop saws to join the Guns to Gardens movement. Their goal? Transforming unwanted guns into garden tools. Read more »
Anticipation is building for a 2023 travel study seminar to the U.S. Southwest that will help participants understand the richness of Native American culture and how Indigenous people have been harmed by the Doctrine of Discovery and other forms of white supremacy. Read more »
Gracias a la Ofrenda de Gozo de Navidad, un pastor y su familia reciben una ayuda fundamental en su temporada de dificultades económicas Por Emily Enders Odom LOUISVILLE – Una ciudad especial requiere un pastor especial. Y el Rvdo. Sunjae Jung – inicialmente lejos de la histórica ciudad universitaria de Athens, Georgia, sede de la… Read more »
‘성탄의 기쁨 특별헌금’ 덕분에 목회자 가정이 재정적 위기를 모면하다 에밀리 엔더스 오돔 루이빌 – 특별한 마을에는 특별한 목회자가 필요하다. 정선재 목사는 애덴스 한인 장로교회가 있는 유서 깊은 대학가(조지아주 에덴스)에서 멀리 떨어져 있는 곳에서 하나님의 부르심을 크고 또렷하게 들었다. 하지만 처음에는 그도 이 부름에 확신이 서지 않았다. “애틀란타 지역의 한인 장로교회에 관해 들었을 때, 처음 제… Read more »
A special town calls for a special pastor.
And the Rev. Sunjae Jung — initially worlds away from the storied college town of Athens, Georgia, home to the Athens Korean Presbyterian Church — heard God’s call loud and clear.
Although maybe not so clearly at first. Read more »
The Rev. Holly Clark-Porter, though, found herself doing more than stepping into the Christmas story her first holiday serving at First Presbyterian Church of Fredonia, New York. She found herself swimming in a sea of hundreds of creches. Read more »
Pastoral residencies — post-seminary experiences designed to enhance and broaden ministry capabilities of fledgling pastors — received a fond gaze back last week from some of the people who best know the programs, which are scattered around the country. Read more »
“Need-based aid is one of the many ways that the Presbyterian Mission Agency responds to its Matthew 25 priorities to end structural racism and poverty.” This statement appears at the end of the full-page announcement in Presbyterians Today about scholarships for full-time undergraduate and seminary students belonging to Presbyterian churches. Read more »
“Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom.” — Luke 23:42