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Rev. Randy Bush

Sermon: O Church, What Does the Lord Require of You

“The Great Commission as we’ve interpreted it for so long is now officially over.” TEXT: Micah 6:6-8 The following sermon was preached by Rev. Randy Bush on July 1, 2012 (General Assembly Sunday) at East Liberty Presbyterian Church in Pittsburgh,

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Mutuality In Mission

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Birth, Death, and Solidarity in the YAV Program Our Church’s approach to mission work has changed dramatically in recent decades – and continues to change! In the traditional understanding of mission, the missionary operates from a mission compound, from a position of power and control, and relates with a condescending

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Just Polity

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The Justice Implications of the Presbyterian Mid-Council Report By Alex Becker, reporting on structural changes being considered by the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) 220th General Assembly   Walking down the hall on the third floor of the David Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, you’d think the Mid-Council committee was one of

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Rev. Randy Bush

Sermon: O Church, What Does the Lord Require of You

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“The Great Commission as we’ve interpreted it for so long is now officially over.” TEXT: Micah 6:6-8 The following sermon was preached by Rev. Randy Bush on July 1, 2012 (General Assembly Sunday) at East Liberty Presbyterian Church in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to a crowded sanctuary including many Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)

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Numbering My Worries

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Princeton Theological Seminary One Seminarian’s Concerns for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) By Emily Morgan   View and print as PDF.   A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to participate in an unusual event. Five or six church confirmation groups were brought together, mixed up, and split up again

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Ecovillages: A Labor Not in Vain

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Help Build Eco-Villages in Haiti… Not for, but with By Ruth Farrell, Coordinator, Presbyterian Hunger Program   They will build houses and dwell in them; they will plant vineyards and eat their fruit. No longer will they build houses and others live in them, or plant and others eat. For

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To a God Unknown

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Social Media as the New Agora By Patrick David Heery, Unbound Managing Editor   Patrick discusses the implications of a new e-ministry that has one leg online and the other on the ground (through churches and local organizers). He challenges Unbound and the church to think strategically about being both

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Evangelism and Justice

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From False Dichotomies to Gospel Faithfulness Considering what it might take to merge the priorities of evangelism and social justice into one missional conviction that embodies them both.   By Darrell Guder   View and print as PDF   Toward the end of the 1980s, the new, reunited Presbyterian Church

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