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Thinking the Faith, Praying the Faith, Living the Faith is written by the PC(USA) Office of Theology and Worship.

Thinking, praying, and living the faith is at the core of ministry in the Office of Theology and Worship. In the following videos, learn more about what thinking, praying, and living the faith means to the leadership of the Office of Theology and Worship. Discover why it matters and what difference it makes in our lives, work, and worship.  

Charles Wiley  
Barry Ensign-George
David Gambrell
Christine Hong 
Karen Russell
Teresa Stricklen  

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May 18, 2011

Why Bother? It's Just Words

In the worst of times, it’s often the smallest of things to which hope clings. What has saved me is words. Well, Word through words, to be exact. Some people, including preachers after awhile, wonder why we bother spending so...

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March 22, 2011

The Worship Curmudgeon: Pray for the World, People!

I visit lots of PCUSA churches, and I don’t know how many worship services I’ve attended where there are few, if any, prayers for the world during the intercessory prayers of the people. There may be earnest prayer for those...

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March 4, 2011

Exile Revisited

Several weeks ago I posted a couple of blogs that posed the question whether the PCUSA is a church in exile. There was some good discussion, including whether or not “exile” was the appropriate metaphor for our current situation. This...

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March 2, 2011

Though none go with me

Despite Jesus’ command to the contrary I have been thinking about, maybe even worrying lately, about the future of the Presbyterian Church (USA). It seems that a lot of us have been trying to discern what God has in store...

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January 10, 2011

Faithful Preaching the Day after the Arizona Shooting

In her latest blog entry, Diana Butler Bass writes about the Saturday's shooting in Arizona and exhorts preachers to address it in worship. She writes: The Sunday after Martin Luther King was assassinated in 1968, my husband's family attended their...

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