Theological Education

Presbyterian Mission Agency staff make good neighbors

The ministry areas of the Presbyterian Mission Agency and offices of the PC(USA) practiced being good neighbors in the marketplace at this week’s Association for Partners in Christian Education event. APCE’s Marketplace, which features a bookstore and informational resources from various denominations, seminaries, and church-adjacent non-profits, is a major attraction at the annual event.  

PC(USA) pastor and educator shares new research on hope among pediatric patients

In delivering Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary’s Greenhoe Lecture Wednesday, the Rev. Dr. Duane R. Bidwell — a member of Eastern Oklahoma Presbytery and Professor of Practical Theology, Spiritual Care and Counseling at the Claremont School of Theology — gave both in-person and online attendees a moving preview of a book he’s completing on pediatric hope.

Princeton Theological Seminary panel discusses how polarization threatens American democracy

Kicking off last week the first in what will be a series of discussions on the future of American democracy, the Rev. Dr. M. Craig Barnes, the president of Princeton Theological Seminary and professor of pastoral ministry, said surveys show half of young Americans believe democracy is in trouble or has already failed. One-third feel there could be another civil war in their lifetime. Among seminary students, there’s plenty of diversity of thought, Barnes said.

Princeton Theological Seminary announces the election of its eighth president

Princeton Theological Seminary announced Friday that the Rev. Dr. Jonathan Lee Walton has been elected by the Board of Trustees to serve as the Seminary’s eighth president, effective January 1, 2023. Walton will succeed the Rev. Dr. M. Craig Barnes, who has served as Princeton Seminary’s president since January 2013.