For many people, the decision to close a church brings sorrow and pain. But sometimes, members can use this ending as a chance to bring new life.
That is the case for Jeffersontown Presbyterian Church in Jeffersontown, Ky.
The Whitworth University Board of Trustees adopted a statement last week that affirms and expands Whitworth’s historic relationship with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and elevates the university’s theological identities.
Fifty years after the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. challenged white church leaders to confront racism, an ecumenical network has responded to his “Letter from Birmingham Jail.”
Tasha Jordan is like many young people—eager to learn, full of ideas, and excited about the possibilities that lie ahead in life. She can also be a bit reserved and shy, except when you talk to her about things she has a passion for. The great thing about Jordan is that those things—the ones she’s eager to talk about and is enthusiastic about—always come back to one theme. They always involve helping others in some way.
Nathan George freely admits that his life “can look like that of a loser, not an obedient servant of God.”
A successful software entrepreneur in his native Britain, George told a crowd of about 100 listeners here April 11 at San Francisco Theological Seminary’s annual Faith & the Common Good lecture that he increasingly “became disturbed by God, dislodged from my life of ambition and consumption and bothered by the excess of my life.”
Wading into one of the most controversial fields of modern medicine, the Vatican is pushing adult stem cell research as ethical and scientifically more promising than embryonic stem cell research.
Recognized for their excellence in furthering Presbyterian mission, three new worshiping communities have been named winners of the 2013 Sam and Helen R. Walton Awards.
On April 7, participants at Ecumenical Advocacy Days (EAD) heard from a panel full of different perspectives but with one message: food injustice in the United States exists in many different forms.
No sooner had Eric Andrews arrived on the set of “The Lost Valentine,” a 2011 Hallmark Channel movie starring Jennifer Love Hewitt and Betty White, when his neckwear attracted attention.
Sabbath rest is a starting point for all that follows, not some kind of reward for what we have accomplished the previous week, Candler School of Theology Professor Andrea C. White told a crowd of about 100 alumni and friends of San Francisco Theology Seminary here April 11.