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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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April 8, 2011

Practicing Presbyterian

It’s interesting to me that what makes the difference between being a nominal and faithful religious devotee is practice. “He's a practicing Jew,” someone will say, or “I’m a practicing Roman Catholic.” Not just a Jew or a Catholic, but...

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April 6, 2011

Show Them the Door

The next time someone comes to you wanting to learn more about Christ, show them the door. Wait … that didn't come out quite right. Let me explain. As a liturgical theologian, I think a lot about pulpits, fonts, and...

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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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March 22, 2011

The Worship Curmudgeon: Pray for the World, People!

I visit lots of PCUSA churches, and I don’t know how many worship services I’ve attended where there are few, if any, prayers for the world during the intercessory prayers of the people. There may be earnest prayer for those...

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March 11, 2011

Pray for Japan

In the aftermath of an earthquake and tsunami in northern Japan this morning, we pray for all who are affected by this tragic event. The Office of Theology and Worship has provided resources for prayer at a time of disaster....

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