Tag Archives: Church and Society

Choosing Vulnerability in the Wake of #MeToo

  The explosive #MeToo phenomenon which took over social media last week highlights our long tolerance and enabling of an intolerable, systematic abuse of power. We must not take for granted the honest witness of millions of women (and some … Continue reading

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Statement on the Online Christian Justice Journal ‘Unbound’ by the Advisory Committee on Social Witness Policy

Dear Friends of Social Witness in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.): On April 29, the Presbyterian Mission Agency Board announced the program cuts required for its 2017-18 budget: http://www.pcusa.org/news/2016/4/29/presbyterian-mission-agency-board-enacts-work-rest/. These cuts included funding after 2016 for the managing editor of Unbound, … Continue reading

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Amethyst Church

An Opening Editorial There is crystal meth, and there is a crystal against meth and all its intoxicating cousins: the amethyst. In Greek and Roman mythology, the god Dionysus or Bacchus repents of an act of intemperate anger that killed … Continue reading

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Caring for Older Adults Through Advocacy

Editor’s Note: This article was originally featured in the May/June 2003 issue of the print social witness magazine of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Church & Society. It is reprinted here as it originally appeared, with a few editor’s notes to … Continue reading

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