The Significance of Ernst Lohmeyer for Christian Witness

A Chance Encounter I had never heard of Ernst Lohmeyer until I was in my late twenties. I came across his name in the same...

The Juvenilization of American Christianity

“Governed by elders,” Presbyterians are those who, by definition, place a premium on mature leadership. Yet maturity is not valued as highly among Christians...

Ministry During a Time of Great Change

Our lives will bear signs of the new COVID realities for some time. Since this is so for all, not least pastors, lay leaders,...

The Holy Spirit and Presbyterians

The history of Presbyterianism is more but not less than a history of the interpretation of the work of the Holy Spirit. It is...

Theological Mystery of Words

Once upon a time, when I was only fifteen years old, I boarded a weather-beaten old passenger liner and sailed out from the New...

What Have We Learned During the COVID Crisis?

Read about the experiences of 10 Presbyterian Ministers as they reflect on a year of COVID's impact on their churches.

Two Views of Mortality

Sometimes death strikes down the living abruptly through a heart attack, a suicide, a car accident, a drowning. Loved ones can be left feeling...

Is Authentic Christian Community Even Possible?

Where does authentic Christian community come from, what holds it together, and what keeps it going?

The Feast of Many Memories

If you keep an eye on the market for home improvement supplies, you are seeing some healthy indications. Even the sales of tools are...

Calvin Meets Voltaire – An Interview with Jennifer Powell McNutt

Editor’s note: Since we are not the first Christians or congregational leaders in the Reformed tradition to swim against strong cultural and intellectual currents,...