Evangelism & Discipleship

Theology, Formation & Evangelism conferences offer opportunities for renewal

Three digital conferences in October from Theology, Formation & Evangelism and its ministry partners will provide renewal opportunities for Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) leaders and congregational members as they seek to live out the gospel during this time of pandemic, chaos and disruption.

‘Everyday God-Talk’: Understanding Christ as ‘the anointed one’

In the latest edition of “Everyday God-Talk,” So Jung Kim, associate for theology in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)’s Office of Theology & Worship, speaks with theologian Amos Yong about his most recent book regarding the work of the Holy Spirit.

Office of Christian Formation launches Faith Practices Toolkit

The Office of Christian Formation, part of the Presbyterian Mission Agency’s Theology, Formation & Evangelism ministry, has launched a comprehensive online Faith Practices Toolkit designed to help faith leaders teach and guide their communities into becoming an intergenerational community of faith.

The Tooth Bus is ready to bring smiles to the faces of Jamaicans

The Tooth Bus is a large bus outfitted with all the equipment needed to make and repair dentures. After over 10 years of visioning, fundraising and hard work by churches in the Presbytery of St. Augustine, the Tooth Bus has finally made its way to Jamaica. The plan is that the bus will be able to go most anywhere in Jamaica where there was a work site and have everything required to make dentures for those in need.

A place of great danger

Describing the Israelites’ passage through the wilderness in Exodus and Numbers as a metaphor for challenges the church faces today, Dr. William P. Brownn took 160 people participating in the 2020 Vital Congregations Virtual Gathering on a journey into a place of great danger and extremes — a place where they can encounter God.

Visits that sing

On day one of the 2020 Virtual Vital Congregations Gathering on Tuesday, four panelists from Trinity Presbytery described how beginning the two-year VC initiative in January — and its Seven Marks of a Vital Congregation  — helped prepare them as church leaders for the pandemic.

Getting faith formation and worship resources into people’s homes

Church and worshiping community leaders, are you looking for ways to support families in faith formation at home during a time of pandemic? Would you like your community to have access to a children’s Bible, hymnal and prayers in their home?

The Great ‘Co-mission’

Proclaiming the Good News of the Gospel and making known to others the teachings of Jesus has been integral to the church since its earliest days. We may ask, why does the church share its faith in Jesus Christ this way? The simple answer: We do it because Jesus commands us to do it (Matthew 28:19–20).

Scripture to live by

Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) World Mission co-worker the Rev. Sharon Bryant has three Bible verses that guide her work theologically as coordinator of Christian volunteers for the Church of Christ in Thailand (CCT).