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  • May 2015 - Do the holy work required to end racism

    Published May 1, 2015

    If you go to a university that is known for the song “Rocky Top,” then it would seem likely that you might study geology. Geology met my science requirement. So I have some understanding of how the earthquake in Nepal happened. The Indian subcontinent plate pushed against and under the Eurasian plate. The constant crashing of the two plates formed and continues to form the Himalayan mountain range. There is already Internet speculation on how the earthquake might have changed the height of Mount Everest.

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    From Stated Clerk's Column

  • Registration Open for Fall 2015 Presbyterians for Earth Care Conference!

    Published April 29, 2015

    Down-to-Earth Advocacy and Action

    September 15 - 18, 2015

    Montreat Conference Center, Montreat, NC

     

    Keynote speaker: Rev. Dr. Patricia K. Tull, A.B. Rhodes Professor Emerita of 

    Old Testament, Louisville Presbyterian Seminary

    Special Guest Speaker: Rev. Dr. J Herbert Nelson II, Director, 

    PC(USA) Office of Public Witness

     

    Join Presbyterians across the country who are caring for God's creation in this innovative and motivating conference in beautiful Montreat, NC! This conference will also celebrate the 20 year witness of this grassroots organization of Presbyterians and the many wonderful folks who paved the way for the work we continue to do ...

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  • New Formats for BCE Questions

    Published April 28, 2015

    My two previous posts have reviewed changes coming to the Polity, Theology, and Worship exams in response to referrals from the last General Assembly (2014). In this post I will go over changes approved by the Presbyteries’ Cooperative Committee on Examinations for Candidates (PCC) related to the Bible Content Examination (BCE). These changes will take affect beginning with its next administration on September 4, 2015.

    The BCE differs from the other standard ordination exams in almost every way. The senior exams in the areas of Bible Exegesis, Church Polity, Theological Competence, and Worship and Sacraments are designed to be taken ...

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    From Prep 4 Min

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