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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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October 13, 2014

Our Challenging Way: Faithfulness, Sex, Ordination, and Marriage

As a denomination, we are charting a distinctive way forward in addressing matters of faithfulness and sex, matters about which we disagree intensely. "Our Challenging Way," written by Barry Ensign-George and Charles Wiley of the Office of Theology & Worship, explores this distinctive way.

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March 26, 2013

Heidelberg Catechism ReMix

In this 23 minute video, Dr. Hansen explores the hows and whys of the new translation, how it compares to the earlier translation and the original German and Latin, and the catechism can build the faith of individuals and congregations.

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February 18, 2013

Welcoming Christine Hong, New Interfaith Staff

Introducing Christine Hong

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August 29, 2012

Sins, Debts, and Trespasses (and Church Politics)

                More than any other Christian activity, worship can demonstrate the unity we have in Christ.  Gathering around the table is a visible sign of our unity in Christ.  At the same time, worship can expose the fault lines between Christians as well.  That same gathering around the table can also show our divisions, as when Roman Catholics and Protestants cannot share the bread and cup together. 

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April 4, 2012

Rachel Held Evans on the Mainline Church

Rachel Held Evans has posted three really interesting blog posts on her relationship with the church.  The first two were 15 Reasons I Left Church and 15 Reasons I returned to the Church.  

She comes out of Evangelical background that is reflected in her reasons for leaving and returning.  Apparently a lot of mainline Christians read her reasons for leaving the church and thought, "Your problems would be solved by becoming part of a mainline congregation that doesn't have those problems."  I have to admit that I wondered about that myself.  So Rachel's third post is The ...

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