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justleros = more than just nonsense / más que disparates

The real miracle A resource for Sunday’s liturgy based on Luke 7:11–17 Soon afterwards he went to a town called Nain, and his disciples and a large crowd went with him. As he approached the gate of the town, a man who had died was being carried out. He was his mother’s only son, and she… Read more »

Pastorish

Redefining where and when church happens   Jump!What conquering a fear of heights taught me about being the church by Mieke Vandersall I therefore, the prisoner in the Lord, beg you to lead a life worthy of the calling to which you have been called, with all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one… Read more »

Bloggers

The creators behind the Presbyterians Today blog, One Church Many Voices   Antonio “Tony” Aja WRITING IN THE MARGINSThinking with a not-so-colonized mind Antonio (Tony) Aja is a teaching elder member of the Presbytery of Santa Fe in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and currently serves as pastor of Westminster Presbyterian Church in Santa Fe, New… Read more »

YoRocko Podcast

Conversations with church leaders about projects that matter   Rocky Supinger talks with Jessica TateJessica Tate talks about NEXT Church and a movement to discern how we can be a faithful church in the 21st century in an era when institutional models aren’t serving us as well today as they once did.   <—- Jessica… Read more »

justleros = more than just nonsense or disparates

A space for a contemporary woman disciple to give voice to justice concerns in a world where some still think that women’s words are just leros (Greek for “nonsense”) or, in Spanish, disparates   Wisdom buildsA reflection and confession based on Proverbs 9:1–6 by Magdalena I. García Wisdom has built her house, she has hewn… Read more »

justleros = more than just nonsense or disparates

A space for a contemporary woman disciple to give voice to justice concerns in a world where some still think that women’s words are just leros (Greek for “nonsense”) or, in Spanish, disparates   God grievesA reflection and confession based on Ephesians 4:25–5:2 by Magdalena I. García And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of… Read more »

Writing in the Margins

Thinking with a not-so-colonized mind   A church for white people?Your mouth says, “Inclusion!” Your wallet says, “More of the same.” by Antonio “Tony” Aja What will the church be like when white people[1] become the minority in the United States? In an ever-increasing multi-cultural and multi-ethnic society—thanks mainly to immigration as well as higher… Read more »

PresbyHonest

Relevant truth telling with a queer twist   Crying my way through my first year of ministryIt sounds obvious, but few talk about it without the noble veneer of self-sacrifice: ministry is hard. by Layton E. Williams On August 1st, I will celebrate my one-year anniversary of working in ministry. When people ask how my… Read more »

Recovering Reverend

You can take the pastor out of the church, but you can’t take the Church out of the pastor.   I planted flowersHow an urban park project with youth defied hopelessness by Derrick Weston I’ve been working with a group of high school students for the last three weeks. We are fixing up an urban… Read more »

justleros = more than just nonsense or disparates

A space for a contemporary woman disciple to give voice to justice concerns in a world where some still think that women’s words are just leros (Greek for “nonsense”) or, in Spanish, disparates   A drop in the bucketA reflection and confession based on John 6:1–13 by Magdalena I. García After this, Jesus went across… Read more »