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The Perpetual Foreigner Virus (PFV)

Like wildfire, the Covid-19 pandemic is racing to every corner of the earth, affecting all of humanity. With the death toll rising exponentially every day, who is not afraid of this angel of death? We are living in fear. Our

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Ready or Not

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Larissa Kwong Abazia serves as the pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Forest Hills, NY, a multicultural, multiethnic congregation representing 25 countries.  She has written a chapter in the forthcoming book, Streams Run Uphill: The Pastoral Identity and Ministry of the Other Clergywomen  I am a product of the

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The Beloved Community

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Claudio Carvalhaes, theologian, liturgist, performer, writer and activist, teaches at Lutheran Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, PA. I believe that this is one of the most important racial events that happened in this country recently, and that we must deal with it. This excerpt from a sermon I preached at Big

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For a Longer, Stronger Conversation

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Jerrod B. Lowry is a proud graduate of Johnson C. Smith Theological Seminary of The Interdenominational Theological Center in Atlanta, GA. After graduating he served as a tent maker; pastor at St. Paul PC (USA) in Louisburg, NC and Associate for Specialized Ministries for the Presbytery of New Hope. Jerrod

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A Pastoral Letter

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The Reverend Nancy J. Benson-Nicol is the Associate for Gender and Racial Justice in Office of Gender and Racial Justice. Thus says the Lord: A voice is heard in Ramah, lamentation and bitter weeping. Rachel is weeping for her children; she refuses to be comforted for her children, because they

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Outrage

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Cynthia Joe is an elder from Presbyterian Church in Chinatown in San Francisco, CA.  She has served on the board of the Presbyterian, Health and Welfare Association (PHEWA) and Presbyterian Women’s Churchwide Coordinating Committee. While at the Big Tent, I attended the panel discussion of Racism, Church and Response to Trayvon Martin’s death..

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