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Men in the Mirror: A Male Perspective on Domestic Violence

Constructing and Applying Christ-Centered Masculinity to Interpersonal Relationships Download Kevin’s Curriculum “Men in the Mirror: Orienting Our Lives Toward a Christ-Centered Masculinity.” The Presbyterians Against Domestic Violence Network (PADVN) was formed in 2001 as a ministry network of the Presbyterian Health, Education,

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A Letter to the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)

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A letter from a Presbyterian Teaching Elder, baptized and raised in the PC(USA), to all my Friends in Christ: I write out of a concern that the word ‘missional’ does not help us learn from the errors so evident in the Presbyterian Mission Agency’s general approach, which has been to

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Thirst: God and the Alcoholic Experience

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Interview with Author James B. Nelson Special from Presbyterian Health, Education, and Welfare Association (PHEWA). (See also http://www.phewacommunity.org/) Read interviewer Rev. Chuck Booker’s own reflections on addiction in his article Spiritus Contra Spiritum! A renowned Christian ethicist who spent most of his career at United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities,

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Men in the Mirror: A Male Perspective on Domestic Violence

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Constructing and Applying Christ-Centered Masculinity to Interpersonal Relationships Download Kevin’s Curriculum “Men in the Mirror: Orienting Our Lives Toward a Christ-Centered Masculinity.” The Presbyterians Against Domestic Violence Network (PADVN) was formed in 2001 as a ministry network of the Presbyterian Health, Education, & Welfare Association (PHEWA). PADVN was created to continue the

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Reproductive Justice and PC(USA) Social Witness Policy

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It is hard to remember back to the pre Roe v. Wade days. There were the road trips from Idaho to California with classmates seeking abortions. There were fledgling birth control devices and pills that made some aspects of decision-making easier and others ever more difficult. Somewhere in the 80s

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Author Rev. Robin Lostetter

Body and Wholeness in Glory to God

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“What does the new hymnal communicate about justice and inclusion for people with disabilities?” There is really no answer to the question of what a volume of 853 hymns will communicate to someone in the pew about justice and inclusion for persons living with a disability. What is communicated will

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E. Taylor Doctor

Demythologizing HIV/AIDS as the Gay Man’s Disease

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Johnson C. Smith Theological Seminary student begins candid conversations about HIV/AIDS, sexuality, race, and faith community. This is the third article of a February 7–March 7, 2013, series of reflections from Johnson C. Smith’s first annual HIV competency training conference. New articles every Thursday! By Minister Erik Taylor Doctor  

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Tabitha Bartelme

College Campus Begins HIV Testing and Counseling

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Mental health counselor takes lessons learned from “AIDS Competent Churches and Church Leaders” certification and starts the University of Dubuque’s first official HIV/AIDS education, testing, and counseling program. The following is the second article of a February 7–March 7, 2013, series of reflections from Johnson C. Smith’s first annual HIV

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New Faith-Based Strategy to Combat HIV/AIDS

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Historic African American seminary, Johnson C. Smith, takes the lead in mobilizing new approaches to HIV/AIDS care and advocacy through its “AIDS Competent Churches and Church Leaders” certification program. The following is the first article of a February 7–March 7, 2013, series of reflections from Johnson C. Smith’s first annual

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Becoming an HIV and AIDS Competent Church

My Dreams for an HIV Competent Church

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HIV & AIDS at the 220th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) By Emily Rose Proctor, Teaching Elder Commissioner, Baltimore Presbytery   No HIV-related Overtures for the 220th General Assembly The 219th General Assembly of 2010 was a powerful moment in the Presbyterian history of engaging HIV/AIDS awareness. That

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