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An analysis of the newly enacted Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
The new health care law enacted by Congress, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, will have profound impacts on the lives of people living in the United States. The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), grounded in our biblical tradition of love-of-neighbor, advocated that certain principles be encompassed in this new bill.
by the Rev. Kevin Fredericks, Black Mountain Presbyterian Church, Black Mountain, N.C., Presbyterians Against Domestic Violence Network (PADVN) Leadership Team
For years many church leaders have operated from the basic orientation that Domestic Violence is a women's issue. Within the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), the issue emerged through the Office of Women's Ministry. In a rather subtle and dismissive way church male leadership has frequently assumed that within our denomination there are women specialists who address the cases of domestic violence that emerge from time to time around the denomination. In so doing, we make the ...
The New Wineskins Association of Churches has raised significant questions about the faith and mission of the church that every Presbyterian should take seriously. NWAC has presented its case in A Time for Every Purpose Under Heaven: Report of the Strategy Team of the New Wineskins Association of Churches. Unfortunately, in advancing their case New Wineskins has presented the positions of the PCUSA inaccurately. As they consider the analysis of NWAC, all Presbyterians deserve to know the defined positions of the Presbyterian Church (USA).
This issue includes more information about POINT 2012, notes from Marcus Borg’s presentation at the Western Christian Educators Conference, and the event schedule for the first quarter of 2012.
This newsletter includes information about the newly named Presbyterian Mission Agency (formerly the General Assembly Mission Council) and tips for navigating Agency websites for ministry tools. Find information about two new titles in the Being Reformed series and the 2013 Lenten study, Living into Lent, by Donald K. McKim.
The Biblical and Theological Training program of Central American Evangelical Center for Pastoral Studies (CEDEPCA) invites you to join us in providing alternative theological education to women and men in an ecumenical setting. We are committed to providing a high-quality theological education that is accessible to people of limited economic means. This wish list details what your gift can provide.
This week’s messages are:
- Urge your Senators to support the START Treaty!
- Presbyterian Office of Public Witness Invites internship applicants and church partnerships
- Advisory Committee on Social Witness Policy Economic and Peace studies seeking volunteers
This week's messages are:
- Support Senate ratification of the START Treaty
- Support comprehensive immigration reform
- Urge Congress to fulfill the president's child nutrition budget request
- Churches for Middle East Peace 2010 Advocacy Conference
- Leviticus 19:34 - Welcoming the resident alien
This week's messages are:
- Say to Congress — vote for health reform now!
- Support the Stop the Outsourcing of Our Security Act
- Jeremiah 8:22 — Balm in Gilead