Missionally Minded
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Why a Discussion on Either "Wee Kirks" or "Tall Steeples" Completely Misses the Moment
Tod Bolsinger
Ten Reasons Why Hymnals Have a Future
John Witvliet
Special Mission Emphasis Update on Syria from The Outreach Foundation
PFR
Christ Is Risen Indeed: Easter Greeting from PFR
Paul Detterman
PFR Announces the 2012 - 2013 Lydia Scholarship Recipients
PFR
Envisioning a New Church: The Potential Is Right in Front of Us
Paul Detterman
Haiti Reflections
The Reverend Bill Hayes, Pastor of Hopewell Presbyterian Church, Florence, SC
Wee Kirkers: Heroes and Heroines of the Faith
James Kim, Pastor of Little Church on the Prairie in Lakewood, WA, and current President of Presbyterians for Renewal
Upholding Social Righteousness through 21st Century Eyes
Megan Handley Katerjian
Some Good News About Evangelism
Scott W. Sunquist, Professor of World Christianity, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary
2010 Bell-Mackay Award for Mission to be Presented to Lardner and Mollie Moore
Presbyterians For Renewal
God at Work in His Peoples' Worship: Two young Presbyterian worship leaders share their vision and their passion
Presbyterians For Renewal
Taking the Hill with Grandma
Tod Bolsinger, Senior Pastor, San Clemente Presbyterian Church in California
Easter Begins at 12:01
Paul Detterman, Executive Director of Presbyterians for Renewal
Between Here and a Truly “Missional” Church: Re-Founding
Bob Henderson
All for the Sake of Jesus
Winston Wen, Pastor of the Louisville Taiwanese Presbyterian Church, Louisville, KY
We Give, We Receive, and God Takes Care of the Details
Steve Nofel is Co-Pastor of the Montezuma Valley Presbyterian Church in Cortez, CO.
The Proclamation of the Gospel: Nothing Less than Power for Salvation
The Reverend Dr. Richard A. Ray, PFR’s Consultant for Theological Enrichment
"Job One"
Donna Marsh, Ministry Associate at The National Presbyterian Church Washington, D.C, and a PFR Board Member
Do You See What I See?
Tod Bolsinger, M.Div, Ph. D.
The Six “Great Ends:” Seriously??
Steve Nofel, Co-Pastor of the Montezuma Valley Presbyterian Church, Cortez, CO
The Great Ends: Mission Statement for Every Presbyterian
Jim Singleton and Quinn Fox
Key to evangelism: Falling in love again
Eric Hoey, Philip Lotspeich, and Ray Jones
Congregational Transformation: That’s What We’re Talking About!
John Haberlin—one of the many people in PFR who are thinking and praying about God’s mission and the PC(USA)
Regenerating Joy: The Gifts God Gives That Move Us Forward
Paul Detterman, PFR Executive Director
New Translations of "Women's Words" from NPWL
Network of Presbyterian Women in Leadership (NPWL)
Considering Calvin: Resources on the Life, Thought, and Legacy of John Calvin
Michael R. Walker, Theologian in Residence, Highland Park Presbyterian Church, Dallas, TX
John Calvin: Reformer & Renaissance Man
Michael R. Walker, Theologian-in-Residence, Highland Park Presbyterian Church, Dallas, TX
Are You Livin' God's Dream?
Paul Detterman, PFR Executive Director
Resources for Personal Spiritual Disciplines
PFR
Rocking Our World
Paul Detterman, PFR Executive Director
What Are We Saying About Jesus?
Richard Ray, PFR Consultant for Theological Enrichment
A Growing Momentum of Missional Transformation
E. Stanley Ott
Becoming Missionaries in Our Own Land
Clark Cowden, Executive Presbyter, San Diego Presbytery
The Reason for Our Connectionalism: Mission
Participants in the Laurens County Cluster of Smaller Member Congregations
An Urban Presbytery Goes Missional
PFR
Purpose is Everything
Paul Detterman
In Search of Missional Presbyteries
Rick Carter
Dependent Dynamism: Toward a Missional Spirituality
Scott W. Sunquist, Professor of World Christianity, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary
Beyond Church-As-Usual: A Non-Program Approach to Growing Missional Congregations
PFR
Renewing Renewal: Even Renewal Groups Need to be Renewed Sometimes
Peter Santucci with Paul Detterman
Mission: The Heart of Renewal
Michael R. Walker
Everything You've Wanted to Know about Missional (But Didn't Know to Ask)
PFR
Denominational Issues
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The Elephant's Name is Not Marriage
Paul Detterman
A "Reformed" Denomination: How Do We Tell?
Richard J. Mouw, President, Fuller Theological Seminary
A Pastoral Letter from PFR following the 2012 General Assembly
PFR
Paul's Theology of Sexual Practice - A Study of 1 Corinthians 6:9-20
Dr. Kenneth Bailey
Landscape of the 220th General Assembly, Part 2: Realignment
PFR Issues Ministry
Landscape of the 220th General Assembly, Part 1: Ordination and Marriage
PFR Issues Ministry
Good Grief
Paul Detterman
Looking Forward to Orlando
PFR
A Tale of Elephants and the Mouse: Presbyterians, 10-A, and the World Church
Dr. Ken Bailey
PFR Response to Removal of "Fidelity & Chastity" Standard
PFR
Pastoral Conversation on the Passage of Amendment 10-A: for leaders of congregations within the PC(USA)
PFR Issues Ministry Team
PFR's Response to the New Fellowship PC(USA)
Presbyterians For Renewal
An Appeal for the Word: Voting on Amendment "A"
The Reverend Henry B. Greene, Pastor, Central Presbyterian Church, Merced, CA
Vitality and Faithfulness to the Gospel
Charles Wiley, Coordinator of Theology and Worship for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
Friends for Fidelity & Chastity Covenant
PFR
A Pastoral Letter from Presbyterians for Renewal
Presbyterians For Renewal
General Assembly Actions: Update Through Mid-Day Friday, July 9
Presbyterians For Renewal
The Faith Once Delivered...Prof. Andrew Purves at the PFR General Assembly Breakfast
Dr. Andrew Purves, Professor of Reformed Theology, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary
219th General Assembly Committee Recommendations - A Synopsis
Presbyterians For Renewal
The General Assembly Elects Cynthia Bolbach as Moderator
Presbyterians For Renewal
Key Issues Coming to the 219th General Assembly
Presbyterians For Renewal
Reform from Within
The Reverend Dr. Ron Scates, Senior Pastor, Highland Park Presbyterian Church, Dallas, TX
A Non-Geographic Solution
Elder Frank Christian, Palm Desert Presbyterian Church, Palm Desert, CA
Aggregation or Congregation: What Will Come Out of Minneapolis?
Paul Detterman, PFR Executive Director
Response to the September 2009 Draft of the Special Committee on Civil Union and Christian Marriage
Presbyterians For Renewal
Looking Ahead, Looking to God: PFR Proposes a Non-Geographic Synod
PFR
The Place of Covenanted Same-Gender Partnerships in the Christian Community
Presbyterians For Renewal
OP-ED: An Evangelical Evaluation of the 2008-2009 Fidelity-Chastity Campaign in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
Harry S. Hassall
The Real Value of 08-B
Paul Detterman, PFR Executive Director
Honoring God in our Relationships: Resources for the "Fidelity and Chastity" Amendment Votes
PFR
Renewal Veterans Urge PC(USA) Presbyteries to Uphold Biblical Standards for Ordination
Renewal Veterans for Fidelity & Chastity, a specialized ministry of PFR
When Renewal Becomes Reformation
Paul Detterman, Executive Director of PFR
Declaration and Call: Search for a New Beginning
Presbyterians For Renewal Board of Directors
The Dangers of the Unconverted Seminary, Part II
Dr. Scott W. Sunquist, Professor of World Mission and Evangelism, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary
The Dangers of the Unconverted Seminary, Part I
Dr. Scott W. Sunquist, Professor of World Mission and Evangelism, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary
What Way Ahead? Part Two: Initiating the Case for Realignment
Michael R. Walker, Theologian in Residence, Highland Park Presbyterian Church, Dallas, TX
The New Testament and Homosexual Practice
Dr. Kenneth Bailey, Author and Lecturer in Middle Eastern New Testament Studies
The Challenge of Faithful Shepherding
Paul Detterman, PFR Executive Director
What Way Ahead? Part One: Three Options
Michael R. Walker, Theologian in Residence, Highland Park Presbyterian Church
The Growing Church: A Bible Study in Ephesians 4
The Rev. Dr. Mark D. Roberts
PFR One Pager: Overview of the 218th GA
PFR
Contending for the Faith: The Way Forward After GA 2008
Presbyterians For Renewal
A New Way into the Future
James Harper, PFR Board President
Mark Roberts on the PC(USA)
Presbyterians For Renewal
Actions of the 218th GA that Promote Biblical Faithfulness
Presbyterians For Renewal
Reshaping the PC(USA): PFR Looks Beyond the 218th General Assembly
Presbyterians For Renewal
Reaching Out to Gay Friends and Family Members
Kristin Tremba
Why Stay in the PC(USA)?
PFR
Sai Weng Shi Ma (Reflecting on Chinese Parable)
Bill Teng
A Holy Restlessness
Rick Carter
Renewing Gospel Hope: Recovering a Solid Hope in an Uncertain Time
Paul Detterman
Loving the Church that Jesus Loves
Phil Moran
Pursuing Our Highest Moral Obligations: Facts and Sample Resolutions Concerning Per Capita
a collaborative group of renewalists
Examining Our Life Together
Presbyterian Global Fellowship E-Newsletter
Free To Be Faithful: Covenant Community After the 217th General Assembly
Michael R. Walker
PC(USA) Moderator Speaks to PFR Conference and Challenges the Church to Pray for Revival (2006 Audio)
PFR
What Do We Say To Our Congregations on Sunday?: Responding to the Assembly's Actions on Ordination
Michael R. Walker
Strategic Alliance for Mission Announced
PFR
Andrew Purves on "The Trinity: God's Love Overflowing"
PFR
Broader Implications (Video on Sexuality and the PCUSA)
PFR
A Call to Prayer and Fasting
Michael R. Walker
PFR Issues Statement on the PUP Report
PFR
Lordship of Jesus, Local License: Responding to the Task Force Report
Michael R. Walker
Reviving Dead-as-a-Post Denominationalism
Scott K. Jones and Michael R. Walker
News Commentary: Switching Churches-- An Out-of-the-Body Experience?
Jim Berkley
Practicing Biblical Inclusion: The Book of Acts and the Church's Response to the GLBT Community
Michael R. Walker
For Such A Time As This
Michael R. Walker
Touchstones for Renewal
Michael R. Walker
Introduction of Fred and Margaret Stock (2004 Bell-Mackay Award Recipients)
PFR
Colossians: A Brief Bible Study
Prof. Andrew Purves
Placid Amid an Issues Storm
Nancy Maffet
Why I Am a Mainline Presbyterian
Richard Lovelace
Struggle's Good Side
Keith Hill
Our Presbyterian Love Spat: How G-6.0106b and the Authoritative Interpretation Give Direction to Our Love
PFR
The Mutual Support of Church Families
PFR
A Family Centered on Jesus
Kristin Huffman
Becoming Reformed
Chris Weichman
A Good Old-fashioned New-fangled Education
Richard Ray
The Past as Prologue (Tom Gillespie at the PFR GA Breakfast, 2003)
Thomas W. Gillespie, President, Princeton Theological Seminary
PFR and OneByOne Forge High-Level Partnership
PFR Board of Directors
Unity as a Gift, and a Given, in Christ Jesus
Joseph B. Rightmyer
Unity in Diversity
Joseph B. Rightmyer
Being True to a Good Name
Keith Hill
A Pentecostal Vision for the Church
Jin S. Kim
The Third Person, Not a Third Way or Force
PFR Issues Ministry
My Pilgrim's Progress A testimony of God's power to transform sexual identity
Don Corne
Wisdom Beyond Years
Joseph B. Rightmyer
Recommitment to Pray Without Prejudice
PFR
PFR Board Speaks on Church Discipline
PFR
Discipline or Discipleship?
Randy Working
Thank God for Crowing Roosters
Donn D. Moomaw
Discipline and the Constitution
Henry Greene
Undaunted Discipline
PFR
Jesus is Lord
Marianne Meye Thompson
Revisiting an Uncivil War Battlefield: Lessons for Today from the Modernist-Fundamentalist Controversy
Charles Partee, Professor of Church History, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary
How to Thrive in a Divided Denomination
PFR
How to Be Bounded without Becoming Hidebound
PFR
Recent Excursions Across the Boundary
Nancy D. Becker
The 1988 Call To Renewal
PFR
Publications
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"Jesus Be the Center" A Bible Study based on the French Confession (1559)
PFR
2012 Bible Study Now Available
PFR
2011-2012 Women's Bible Study – Unexpected Blessings: The Beatitudes Expanded
Network of Presbyterian Women in Leadership
2010-2011 Women's Bible Study - Revelation: Awaiting the Bridegroom
Network of Presbyterian Women in Leadership
reNews Digital - July 2009 Edition
PFR
ReNews Digital - May 2009 Edition
PFR
PFR's Publications
PFR
Audio and Video
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At the Name of Jesus: Hymns and Worship Songs that Celebrate the Person, Mission, and Love of Jesus Christ
PFR
The Marvel of This Night: Improvisations on Christmas Carols Old and New
Paul Detterman, PFR Executive Director
Audio and Video
PFR
Events
This section is "under construction."  It contains (or will contain) upcoming PFR events as well as select articles from the archives about past events. To see only the upcoming PFR events, click here.

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2009 East Coast Pastors Conference (Sept. 8-11)
PFR
Come Hungry! The 2009 PFR Christian Life Conference, July 4-7 in Montreat, NC
PFR Christian Life Conference
PFR Regional Gatherings: Coming Soon to a Congregation Near You (Fall 2008 through 2009)
PFR
The 2008 East Coast Pastor's Conference (Sept. 2-5, 2008)
PFR
"No Other Name": Andrew Purves at the 2006 PFR Christian Life Conference (Audio)
PFR
The Holy Spirit at the PFR Christian Life Conference (July 2005)
Camille Josey
Various Topics
This section has articles that didn't fit naturally in any particular section.


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Honoring a Blessed Man
PFR
New NPWL Lydia Scholar: Beth Case
Network of Presbyterian Women in Leadership
NPWL and PFR Announce The 2009 Lydia Scholar: Megan Handley
PFR
New Bible Study from NPWL — Understanding Jesus in the World of Luke
PFR
Harry's Back!
PFR
Kelly Nieto: A Mission Leader (NPWL Lydia Scholar)
PFR
An update: Why PFR Endorses the Walk With Me Curriculum
PFR
Discover the Excitement! PFR Announces a new Sunday School Curriculum,
Meri MacLeod
Hot Off the Press
Mary Holder Naegeli
Ah, Diversity! The story of two multiracial, multicultural churches that have made it work.
PFR
The Best Thing My Church Has Done for Me
Youth
Ivy-Covered Decisions: Helping a Student Choose a College
Rocky Rausch
Hearing the Cry of Our Youth
Charles Neder
Music You Can See
Hubie Mann