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Your Teachers are Not OK

Last week was national Teacher Appreciation Week. Usually, this means free lunches at school and restaurants offering free dinners, accolades on social media, gifts and hugs from our students, messages from former students. But not this year. This year, we

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Living History – Melva Costen

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Music, Black Presbyterians, and Civil Rights Video used with permission from the Presbyterian Historical Society, part of the Living History film project. Melva Costen, wife of former general assembly moderator James Costen, is a retired professor of music and worship. Here she discusses her family’s involvement in the Civil Rights movement,

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Building Peace Ecumenically

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Asking the Right Questions There are two fundamentally different ways to start. You can start by asking questions like, “What is the future of ecumenism in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)?” Or even “What does the future of institutionalized denominations hold?” These questions are important, but counterintuitive as it might seem,

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Help Wanted!

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Job Description for a Drug Dealer Local drug cartel seeking new dealers. Position is full time and will work all shifts. Job Skills/Requirements: Applicant must be a self-starter. Ability to count and manage product and cash without creating a paper trail or getting caught by law enforcement. It is strongly

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Pedagogy for the Distressed

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Thinking about the Mission of Public Education Setting the Stage: Why Does It Matter? Educating Whole People: A New ‘Common Core’ , Rev. Ginna Bairby The Centrality of Education in the Reformed Tradition, Duncan S. Ferguson Our Theology of Public Education, Rev. Dr. Ray Roberts Toward a Theology of the

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Growing Parent Power for Change

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Interview with Community Organizer Patricia Jelly Growing Parent Power for Change is a project funded in part by the PC(USA)’s Self-Development of People (SDOP). It has grown out of the work of community organizer Pat Jelly and the Elizabeth chapter of the Statewide Education Organizing Committee. The group consists of

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Teaching ELL for Mutual Learning

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“I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.” (John 10:10b; NIV) The gospel reveals to us a Christ who is radical not only in who he approaches, but also – perhaps even more importantly – how he approached them. The most marginalized, the most

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