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Author Archives: Raymond Roberts

We Need Inclusive Peacemaking in 12-06

The 222nd General Assembly is considering 5 Risking Peace affirmations to guide the church as we live out Matthew 5:9: “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.” Peacemaking is an essential aspect of “the ministry … Continue reading

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Our Theology of Public Education

Reformed Christians have worked tirelessly to establish and strengthen universal public education in every nation and time where they have found themselves. This work has been inspired by theological beliefs that have been part of our tradition since the momentous … Continue reading

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Why a Carbon Tax?

In Genesis 2:15 we hear God’s charge to the first human. “The LORD God took the human and settled him in the Garden of Eden to farm it and to take care of it.” (CEV) Sad to say, but instead of … Continue reading

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Why in the World Are Presbyterians Taking A Stand on Drones When Nobody Cares and We Won’t All Agree?

A Response to Jan Edmiston Editor’s Note: A few months ago, Presbyterian blogger Jan Edmiston wrote a post on her blog, achurchforstarvingartists.wordpress.com, entitled “Denominational Political Stands (& Who Really Cares?).” Edmiston raised an honest and important question, one that is … Continue reading

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