Publications and periodicals
A verison of the Confesion of Belhar with references included to support the text.
The Belhar Confession
The full version of the Confession of Belhar, published September 1986.
This is a translation of the original Afrikaans text of the confession as it was adopted by the synod of the Dutch Reformed Mission Church in South Africa in 1986. In 1994 the Dutch Reformed Mission Church and the Dutch Reformed Church in Africa united to form the Uniting Reformed Church in Southern Africa (URCSA). This inclusive language text was prepared by the Office of Theology and Worship, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).
An influential open letter sent by the General Council of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. opposing "red scare" allegations and falsehoods as damaging the moral ethos and democratic practices of our country. In it, John McKay and Eugene Carson Blake make a concise Reformed case for the prophetic role of the church, both in public policy and civic values. The subtitle is: "Concerning the Present Situation in Our Country and In the World." It is an illuminating Christian response to the Cold War, fear of communism, and threats to civil liberties, using Mt ...
In conjunction with our interfaith partners, the Stated Clerk will submit a letter to Congress urging members to oppose HR 2278 (Strengthen and Fortify Enforcement Act) because it would create an environment where people will face racial profiling and harassment based on their perceived immigration status. In addition this legislation will create a risk of criminalization for individuals who minister with or support people present in the US without authorization.
Congregations with built-in ecumenism
PC(USA) congregations affiliated with other denominations
What justifies war?
Who are Christian educators?
The service of baptism
Baptism in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
Muslims in the United States
Muslim Americans by the numbers
Starting new communities of faith
The Presbyterian Church of tomorrow