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‘If not now, when?’

By Emily Enders Odom, Presbyterian News Service As the Rev. Allan Boesak rose to give his powerful testimony of his life under the apartheid regime in South Africa and…

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First Creek, Mercy Junction, Kindred Spirits Retreats — where is redemption?

By Viola Larson, Naming His Grace blog In a rather embellished story, two of the first Moravian missionaries on their way to live among and preach the gospel to the…

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Carson City’s First Presbyterian votes to join ECO

Nevada Appeal staff report First Presbyterian Church members in Carson City voted Sunday to leave Presbyterian Church (USA) and affiliate instead with ECO: A Covenant Order of Evangelical…

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Presbyterian church in Milwaukee with roots in 1800s to close

By Annysa Johnson of the Journal Sentinel A struggling Presbyterian congregation with roots going back more than a century has decided to close its doors. Beset by financial…

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Liberty Corner Presbyterian Church considering deaffiliation

By W. Jacob Perry, The Bernardsville News (New Jersey) With the Presbyterian Church (USA) taking an advocacy role in a growing number of socially and politically divisive issues,…

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No silver bullets

The Rev. Donna Marsh, Fellowship Community In stressful times, everyone wishes for a silver bullet: one simple way out of a difficult mess, one thing to do to resolve…

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What sort of ‘new’ is acceptable in the PCUSA?

By the Rev. Mary Holder Naegeli, Bringing the Word to Life One of the first things a counselor (of any type) will tell you is that if you…

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Alison Weir and the PCUSA: German Christians in the corner of the denomination

By Viola Larson, Naming His Grace blog Who is Alison Weir, and should either the Presbyterian Church (USA)’s Mission Agency or the Israel/Palestine Mission Network be pointing to…

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Analysis: Moderator sees church ‘evolving’ on same-sex marriage

Presbyterian Church (USA) Moderator Heath Rada, in a recent column, told of questions he receives about the 2014 General Assembly votes to redefine Christian marriage to include same-sex…

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Your pastor’s health plan and abortion coverage

By Presbyterians Pro-Life Presbyterians, are your tithes paying for elective abortions or for abortifacient drugs? There are significant differences among the three denominations PPL has researched on this…

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