Standing Our Holy Ground is a year-long (2019-2020) free webinar series that challenges the faith community to stand up against gun violence, and explores how people of faith can respond and act to bring about change. Ten Things You Can Do to End Gun Violence are suggestions approved by the 2019 General Assembly (2010) report Gun Violence, Gospel Values.
There is an exciting movement happening across the world. God’s Spirit is stirring God’s people to do new things. In places that seem desolate and forgotten, God is doing a new thing. From Hawaii to Maine, God is stirring the church to reach new people, change lives, and transform communities. Our Reformed heritage demands that we pay attention to this movement.
Learn the necessary steps to becoming a certified Christian educator with the PC(USA).
In his article, Reverend Dr. Whit Bodman, associate professor of comparative religion at Austin Seminary, details his knowledge of Islam and why he chooses to teach about the religion. A slightly edited version of this essay first appeared in the Spring 2017 issue of Windows, the Magazine of Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary. Part of the Christian-Muslim Relations mission toolkit.
Discover God at work in ten new church developments who are passionate about sharing Jesus and serving their communities.
A reflection by Dan McNerney, Frontier Fellowship. Part of the Christian-Muslim Relations mission toolkit.
The church is the Holy Spirit’s transforming power emanating into the world sharing the compassion, justice, love, and peace of Christ. Presbyterians join the movement of the Spirit into every corner of the Earth — and in this season, through our church-wide One Great Hour of Sharing.
Church leaders should discern whether to go on a trip. Planned and carried out well, in a spirit of true partnership where all participants are equals at God’s “table” of grace and of mission, a short-term mission trip can be a way to learn about God, oneself, the world and the world church. A lot has been written in recent years on the benefits and the harm that can be done in the name of short-term mission. Before you decide to go, it is important to ask yourself and your church deeper questions about the reason for a trip and …
Use this card as you pray for long-term volunteer Tom Harvey. The card includes a photo of him and his wife, and an overview of Tom's work. Tom is academic dean of the Oxford Centre for Mission Studies (OCMS) in England, a critical center for global Christianity and mission. The founders saw the need for informed engagement to better understand and facilitate the growth of the church worldwide and to address the manifold issues facing Christians globally, including hunger, famine, disease, development, justice, war and reconciliation. OCMS has 120 doctoral scholars from over 40 countries and over150 academics worldwide guiding the …