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Thinking the Faith, Praying the Faith, Living the Faith is written by the PC(USA) Office of Theology and Worship.

Thinking, praying, and living the faith is at the core of ministry in the Office of Theology and Worship. In the following videos, learn more about what thinking, praying, and living the faith means to the leadership of the Office of Theology and Worship. Discover why it matters and what difference it makes in our lives, work, and worship.  

Charles Wiley  
Barry Ensign-George
David Gambrell
Christine Hong 
Karen Russell

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May 18, 2011

Why Bother? It's Just Words

In the worst of times, it’s often the smallest of things to which hope clings. What has saved me is words. Well, Word through words, to be exact. Some people, including preachers after awhile, wonder why we bother spending so...

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April 29, 2011

The "I Am" in the Ordo

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about the doors of the church, including one of Jesus’ “I am” statements from the gospel of John: “I am the gate” (John 10). Our gathering and sending, our going out and coming...

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March 25, 2011

The Revised Common Lectionary

Pictured here is Rembrandt's mother reading a lectionary, a painting by Gerrit Dou (1613-1674), a Dutch artist who studied with Rembrandt. (In this case, the lectionary depicted is a book including the full texts of Scripture for worship, as opposed...

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December 24, 2010

A Sign for You

This will be a sign for you: you will find a child wrapped in bands of cloth and lying in a manger. (Luke 2:12) I love John Calvin’s sacramental take on this verse: The angel meets the prejudice which might...

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December 9, 2010

Word Beyond Death

Those of you who know me know that, as a general rule, I don’t like self-revelation in public discourse. But I’m going to tell you what’s happened to me lately in order to shamelessly promote the Office and Theology’s Invitation...

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