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Presbyterians Stir Theology Debate by Rejecting Popular New Hymn
Originally Posted: 08/07/2013 - 9:59am | Type: Blog

The committee putting together a new hymnal for the Presbyterian Church (USA) dropped the popular hymn “In Christ Alone” because the song’s authors refused to change a phrase about the wrath of God. ...

Presbyterian Group Appoints First Openly Transgender Director of Mainline Protestant Organization
Originally Posted: 07/24/2013 - 6:25pm | Type: Blog

More Light Presbyterians, a network of congregations and individuals in the Presbyterian Church (USA) that advocates for LGBT inclusion, today announced Alex McNeill as their new executive director. McNeill is ...

'Here is the Steeple:' Church Leaders Take on Sexual Violence Within Their Walls
Originally Posted: 06/10/2013 - 4:12pm | Type: Blog

A movement of lay advocates speaking out against sexual violence is gaining steam in the faith communities. But are similar efforts happening inside church doors? A movement of la ...

PCUSA promotes pro-immigration push
Originally Posted: 02/11/2013 - 12:39pm | Type: Press

January 19, 2013 Sojo in the News Alan F.H. Wisdom ...

Daughters of Deborah: What is a Leader in the 21st Century?
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:35am | Type: Blog

"Deborah was a prophet, the wife of Lappidoth. She was judge over Israel at that time. She held court under Deborah's palm between Ramah and Bethel in the hills of Ephraim. ...

Civility: The Problem of Being Nice
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:34am | Type: Blog

In March, I signed <a href=";item=100308-civility-covenant">The Civility Covenant</a> issued by the folks at Sojourners. ...