The Mizoram Synod, a constituent body of the Presbyterian Church of India, has decided to break with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) over theological disagreements on gay clergy and same-sex marriage.
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I sat behind a couple of folks on a plane to Seattle this morning who were discussing their distress about a so-called war on Christmas. "Memorial Day is a holiday," said the man in a santa hat with disgust. "July 4 and Thanksgiving are holidays. Christmas is, well, Christmas!" "Absolutely,"…
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(RNS) In the perfection of hindsight, I see that I was clueless when I knelt before the Episcopal bishop of Indianapolis on a snowy December night 36 years ago and claimed my prize: ordination as a priest. I had no clue how to serve a congregation. Other than planning Sunday…
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Craig Goodwin, author of Year of Plenty, talks about leading Millwood Presbyterian Church in Spokane, Washington, through the missional shift, toward a renewed focus on parish, and what they did to change without falling apart in the process... click here to view the video.