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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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    From Reimagining the church

  • July 2015 - Walk toward a new day

    Published July 1, 2015

    As I look over the monthly columns that I have written in the past twelve months, I realize that a fourth of them have been about racism. The latest public incident is the murders at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church (Mother Emanuel) in Charleston, South Carolina. Mother Emanuel is another in a long tragic list of African American churches that have been bombed, burned, shot up, and defaced.

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    From Stated Clerk's Column

  • Human rights are for everyone

    Published June 30, 2015

    by Amelie Clemot

    Human rights are for everyone, no matter who you are or whom you love.

    - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon, this year's recipient of the Harvey Milk Medal

    On Friday, June 26, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon welcomed the United States Supreme Court ruling that the US Constitution guarantees the right to same-sex marriage. He called this decision a “great step forward for human rights.”

    In the past, the UN has conducted several studies that show that denying couples legal recognition of their relationship leads to widespread discrimination. LGBTI young people are often exposed to stigma, discrimination and violence ...

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    From Swords into plowshares

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