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  • Grace for refugees from Central America

    Monday, July 28, 2014 | 12:00 pm

    Grace for refugees from Central America "Why were you so good to us?" refugees ask Presbyterian volunteers July 28, 2014 Some 2,000 refugees asked Presbyterians and other faith partners in El Paso, "Why did you care so much about making us feel safe?" —Paul Seebeck Presbyterian News Service Paul Seebeck, Communications Strategist Special to Presbyterian News Service El Paso, Texas Two years ago, Grace Presbyterian Church didn’t exist. In its place were three congregations—all worried they might not survive. Now, after merging in November 2012, they are together[…]

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  • Con Respecto a los/as Ancianos/as Gobernantes: Equipados para el Ministerio

    Monday, July 28, 2014 | 10:16 am

    Con Respecto a los/as Ancianos/as Gobernantes: Equipados para el  Ministerio July 28, 2014 Office of the General Assembly Frank S. James Louisville Las personas tienen diferentes razones, no siempre espirituales, para aceptar servir como ancianos/as gobernantes, y no puedo decir exactamente que acepte serlo por la razón correcta. De hecho, no puede haber sido una decisión meditada. Con mi formación y experiencia como oficial del Ejército, por lo general tomo decisiones rápidas. Estuve casado tres meses después conocí a mi esposa, si no contamos el año de separación, ya que serví[…]

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  • With Mosul’s Christians gone, Islamic State troops take over 4th-century monastery

    Monday, July 28, 2014 | 9:00 am

    July 28, 2014 Religion News Service Cathy Otten ERBIL, Iraq A day after most of Mosul’s Christians fled, Islamic State fighters stormed the fourth-century Mar Behnam Monastery near the city.

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  • Sr. Presidente: haga firme presión a favor del alto al fuego en Gaza e Israel

    Friday, July 25, 2014 | 3:29 pm

    July 25, 2014 Office of the General Assembly Louisville La Iglesia Presbiteriana (EE.UU.) con un cuerpo de 1,7 millones de miembros y más de 10.000 congregaciones, hace un llamado al presidente de los Estados Unidos para presionar a favor de un alto el fuego inmediato en Gaza e Israel. La situación está aumentando fuera de control. El derramamiento de sangre y el ejercicio del poder en la tierra en conflicto son inconcebibles. Cientos de personas han sido asesinadas y heridas, y[…]

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  • Extravagant generosity

    Friday, July 25, 2014 | 2:00 pm

    A PC(USA) missionary letter from Zambia (2014 Mission Yearbook for Prayer & Study, p. 141-142) July 25, 2014 Presbyterian World Mission Kari Nicewander and Joel DeJong PC(USA) mission co-workers LUSAKA They were speaking rapid Nyanja, and while I could pick out a few phrases, I was completely unable to keep up with the discussion. I could tell that they were speaking about a man in prison, a man who would soon be released. And as the church vestry continued its heated discussion,[…]

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