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  • justleros = more than just nonsense or disparates

    Published July 7, 2015

     

    Rolling heads
    A reflection and confession based on Mark 6:14–29

    by Magdalena I. García

    King Herod heard of it, for Jesus’ name had become known. Some were saying, “John the baptizer has been raised from the dead; and for this reason these powers are at work in him.” But others said, “It is Elijah.” And others said, “It is a prophet, like one of the prophets of old.” But when Herod heard of it, he said, “John, whom I beheaded, has been raised.” For Herod himself had sent men who arrested John, bound him, and put him ...

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  • Pastorish

    Published July 6, 2015

     

    The myth of financial self-sustainability
    A plea to share the wealth and support new worshiping communities

    by Mieke Vandersall

    We don’t like to talk about money in the church. We especially don’t like to talk about how some congregations have more than others. But we need to talk.

    Personally I am tired of watching church planters and nonprofit workers, myself included, burning out because of these disparities.

    These same church planters and nonprofit workers are fed, until they are starved, on the myth (or even lie) of financial sustainability. When seeking funding we are so often asked, in ...

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  • YoRocko Podcast

    Published July 3, 2015

     

    Rocky Supinger talks with Patrick Heery
    Patrick talks about editing Presbyterians Today, an award-winning denominational magazine, and its new online project, Reimagining The Church.

     

    <---- Patrick David Heery is a teaching elder in the PC(USA) and editor of Presbyterians Today. Before taking on that role, he worked with the Advisory Committee on Social Witness Policy as the creator and managing editor of Unbound: An Interactive Journal of Christian Social Justice. Patrick earned degrees in English and Classics at Ohio University and graduated from Princeton Theological Seminary in 2011. He is an Eagle Scout, has worked as a prison and hospital ...

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