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Paul at Sea: A Seafaring Saga with Random Interruptions

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A Sermon Based on Acts 27 July 31, 2011 by Lisa Larges Delivered at Central Presbyterian Church, Louisville, Ky:   Listen to Lisa Larges’ sermon: Lisa Larges’ Sermon Part 1 Lisa Larges’ Sermon Part 2 Lisa Larges’ Sermon Part 3 Lisa Larges’ Sermon Part 4 [wpcol_1half id=”” class=”” style=””]

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Loans for Life

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  August 17, 2011 by Emily Morgan, 24-year-old seminarian   [wpcol_1half id=”” class=”” style=””] Economic crises have had a strange effect on the Millennial generation. Many jobs now require a college degree, but we cannot afford college. My parents were able to go to college and to work full-time simultaneously,

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Inter-Generational Injustice, the Gospel, and One Presbyterian Denomination’s Position

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  July 2011 by Winfield Casey Jones, D. Min.   Rev. Jones began writing about intergenerational injustice ten years ago and believes that a true solution to the problem of exploiting future generations must involve “some pain and sacrifice for everyone—beginning now,” including  “(preferably in this order) entitlement reform, spending 

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Covenantal Economics: God’s Household

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  June 2011 by Tim Beach-Verhey, Faison Presbyterian Church View arti­cle in PDF (opti­mal for printing) So then you are no longer strangers and aliens, but you are citizens with the saints and also members of the household of God—Ephesians 2:19 [wpcol_1half id=”” class=”” style=””] Introduction Economics has to do

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Searching for God’s Economy in Protestant Theology

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  2011 by Robert Trawick View arti­cle in PDF (opti­mal for printing) [wpcol_1half id=”” class=”” style=””] In his 1912 book Christianizing the Social Order, Walter Rauschenbusch wrote: Business life is the unregenerate section of our social order. If by some magic it could be plucked out of our total social

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The American Covenant and the American Dream: Can We Restore Our Sense of Community?

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  July 2011 by John Winfrey View arti­cle in PDF (opti­mal for printing) [wpcol_1half id=”” class=”” style=””] For generations we Americans have pursued a vision of a community in which all members respect each others’ rights. This vision features a free-market economy augmented by a well-functioning democracy. The vision includes

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Becoming Unbound

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  The editors and advisors of Unbound: An Interactive Journal of Christian Social Justice congratulate Noelle Damico for her winning entry to our naming contest: Unbound. We are deeply grateful for Noelle’s creativity and ingenuity. We received many original and interesting submissions. Our choice was not an easy one. But

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Matthew 23:23

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Jesus said to the crowds… “Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you tithe mint, dill, and cummin, and have neglected the weightier matters of the law: justice and mercy and faith. It is these you ought to have practiced without neglecting the others.” New Revised Standard Version  

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Isaiah 58

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  Shout out, do not hold back! Lift up your voice like a trumpet! Announce to my people their rebellion, to the house of Jacob their sins. 2 Yet day after day they seek me and delight to know my ways, as if they were a nation that practiced righteousness

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