Bob Whitesel, the award-winning author and change theory expert, offered a much-needed prescription for today’s ailing churches in his Aug. 3 luncheon address based on his book, Cure for the Common Church: God’s Plan to Restore Church Health.
Technology provides the only way John Vest can stay connected to all the youth in his ministry at Chicago’s Fourth Presbyterian Church.
In a Big Tent address Aug. 2, the general secretary of the Presbyterian Church of Korea called for a “radical change in the worldview of mission and evangelism.”
Ruling Elder Diana Barber, associate executive for leadership at the Synod of Lakes and Prairies and a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church in Minneapolis, well remembers her ordination, which occurred in 1980.
Shannon Beck (right), reconciliation catalyst for World Mission, performs with Luis de Leon of Appalatin, a Louisville-based musical group. The duo performed at the World Mission closing plenary and worship at Big Tent.
Eight Presbyterian children slipped out of the Big Tent Friday (Aug. 2) afternoon to visit homeless men and women at Wayside Christian Mission, a Louisville emergency shelter, taking them gift baskets, friendship, hand-made greeting cards (“Star light,star bright, I hope you’re safe and warm tonight”) and a few merciless whippings over a checkers board.
The Rev. Jin S. Kim is not your typical Presbyterian pastor. His congregation is not your typical Presbyterian congregation. And his message is not one you’d hear from the pulpit of that typical Presbyterian congregation from that typical Presbyterian pastor.
Award-winning documentary filmmaker Scott Galloway is fascinated by the way his kids watch online videos.
They prefer short videos with no commercials. If a video takes too long to load on their computer or a cell phone, they don’t bother watching.
With a staff of just two ― Bethany Daily and me ― the Presbyterian News Service could not possibly have given readers blanket coverage of Big Tent without considerable support from colleagues and friends.
Big Tent participants attending an Aug. 3 workshop titled “Preparing Leaders for Tomorrow’s Ministry” were given a first opportunity to ask questions and give feedback to members of the General Assembly Special Committee for Review of the Preparation for Ministry Process and Ordination Exams.