October 2018, Issue 3

by Presbyterian Foundation
10/22/2018

IN THIS ISSUE: From the President Fund Helps Couple Grow their Commitment to Giving Infusing Capital with Presbyterian Values More to Share Church Finds Ministry Focus Strengthens its Mission Read more

God and the Art of Happiness

by Joe Small
12/4/2018

Augustine heard the voice of a child saying, "Take and read, take and read." He opened a Bible, began to read, and was set on the path of committed discipleship and faithful pastoral ministry as the Bishop of Hippo and a theologian for the ages. Let's assume that pastors do...

The Early Preaching of Karl Barth

by Joe Small
11/13/2018

Augustine heard the voice of a child saying, "Take and read, take and read." He opened a Bible, began to read, and was set on the path of committed discipleship and faithful pastoral ministry as the Bishop of Hippo and a theologian for the ages. Let's assume that pastors do...

Confessing our Faith with John P. Burgess

by Joe Small
10/16/2018

Augustine heard the voice of a child saying, "Take and read, take and read." He opened a Bible, began to read, and was set on the path of committed discipleship and faithful pastoral ministry as the Bishop of Hippo and a theologian for the ages. Let's assume that pastors do...

Listening in on conversations with Karl Barth

by Joe Small
9/18/2018

Augustine heard the voice of a child saying, "Take and read, take and read." He opened a Bible, began to read, and was set on a path of committed discipleship and faithful pastoral ministry as the Bishop of Hippo and a theologian for the ages. Let's assume that pastors do...

Hebrew Grammar and Biblical Translations

by Joe Small
9/5/2018

Ezekiel was surrounded by the 'likeness' of glory of the LORD, and he heard 'someone' speaking: "eat what is offered to you; eat this scroll, and go, speak to the house of Israel" (Ezekiel 1:28, 3:1). Each week, pastors continue to eat what is offered to them, and continue to...

Merry Christmas from the Presbyterian Foundation

by Presbyterian Foundation
12/3/2018

Tom Taylor and Eustacia Moffett Marshall share an Advent and Christmas message. Tom Taylor is the President and CEO of the Presbyterian Foundation, and Rev. Eustacia Moffett Marshall serves as the Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Foundation.

Bright Stars of Bethlehem

by Melaina Wilson

  Bright Stars of Bethlehem was born in 1995 from the mind of Rev. Dr. Mitri Raheb. It began as an outreach ministry from Christmas Lutheran Church, where he served, to Bethlehem, Palestine. Bright Stars of Bethlehem was incorporated in 2003 "to support the health, education, cultural and spiritual development...

Year-End Giving

by Presbyterian Foundation
11/28/2018

This month in Stewardship: December

by Robyn Davis Sekula
11/26/2018

For many congregations, pledge Sunday is in November, which means by now, you probably have a good idea of where you stand in terms of pledges. That means it’s time to do something a lot of people dread but is really important: the follow-up call to members who have not...