Publications and periodicals

  • The Spiritual Discipline and Art of Christian Listening

    From Office of the General AssemblyConstitutional Interpretation

    1. Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s “The Ministry of Listening” Life Together
      1. “Christians have forgotten that the ministry of listening has been committed to us by Him who is Himself the great listener and whose work we should share.” (p. 98-99)
      2. “It is God’s love for us that He not only gives us His Word but also lends us His ear…Christians, especially ministers, so often think they must always contribute something when they are in the company of others, that this is the one service they have to render. They forget that listening can be a greater service than speaking.” (p.97)
  • The Substitute Motion

    From Office of the General AssemblyModerators' Conference 2014

    The substitute motion is a form of amendment applied when the desire is to amend a motion in several different, nonconsecutive places.  It also is used when the text to be amended is longer than a paragraph.

  • Therapy

    From Office of the General Assembly

    An overview of the therapy process.

  • Think You Know Presbyterian Women skit

    From Presbyterian Mission AgencyPresbyterian Women

    The wildly-popular "Think Again" poster series is now a skit!

    Mary Cook Jorgenson penned this heart-warming, stereotype-breaking skit about how to identify a member of Presbyterian Women, or as her skit character calls them "a P-Dub"! Use this skit at your next event in combination with the posters to promote or celebrate all that Presbyterian Women does. 

     

  • Transformation of Churches and Society Through Encounter with New Neighbors

    From Office of the General AssemblyImmigration

    This resolution is the result of a development process that included wide consultation and participation throughout the church, drawing upon biblical sources and insights from the Reformed tradition in giving renewed definition to Presbyterian understandings concerning immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers.

     

  • Transforming Families with Study Guide

    From Office of the General Assembly

    The 209th General Assembly (1997) called for an examination of changing families and social structures that support families, focusing especially on their effects on children, in order to develop principles and recommendations to strengthen the church’s ministry to contemporary families in both the church and society in the 21st century (see Minutes, 1997, Part I, pp. 536ff). The resulting task force was to pursue its work with the understanding that there is a variety of families. Answering this call requires attention to the cultural and socioeconomic contexts of today’s families, and it is of primary importance that we ...

  • Turn Mourning Into Dancing! A Policy Statement on Healing Domestic Violence

    From Office of the General Assembly

    The 213th General Assembly (2001) of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), in reliance upon God under the guidance of the Holy Spirit and in exercise of its responsibility to witness to the Lordship of Jesus Christ in every dimension of life, has approved this policy statement “Turn Mourning Into Dancing! A Policy Statement on Healing Domestic Violence.” It is presented for the guidance and edification of the whole Christian Church and the society to which its ministers; and will determine  procedures and program for the Ministries Divisions and staff of the General Assembly. This policy statement is recommended for ...

  • Turn Mourning Into Dancing! A Policy on Healing Domestic Violence

    From Office of the General Assembly

    The 213th General Assembly (2001) of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), in reliance upon God under the guidance of the Holy Spirit and in exercise of its responsibility to witness to the Lordship of Jesus Christ in every dimension of life, has approved this policy statement “Turn Mourning Into Dancing! A Policy Statement on Healing Domestic Violence.” It is presented for the guidance and edification of the whole Christian Church and the society to which its ministers; and will determine  procedures and program for the Ministries Divisions and staff of the General Assembly. This policy statement is recommended for ...

  • Turn to the Living God: A Call to Evangelism in Jesus Christ's Way

    From Office of the General Assembly

    The 203rd General Assembly (1991) gave evangelism continued high emphasis in the life of the church. One of the actions taken by the assembly was the adoption of Turn to the Living God: A Call to Evangelism in Jesus Christ’s Way, a statement that articulates our commitment to global evangelization. Download the 25th anniversary edition of this important document and be refreshed, renewed and inspired to reach people as Jesus did.

  • Using Horizons as a Resource Workshop Model

    From Presbyterian Mission AgencyPresbyterian Women

    This workshop introduces Horizons magazine, its purpose, its history and the many ways to use it as an effective resource for Presbyterian Women at all levels of the organization.

1 2 3 4 ... 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41

Sort Results by: