Lisa Hedrick, Resource
The following new study resources
for individual or group use are available for you at the Resource Center!
Belief: A Theological Commentary on the Bible from Westminster
John Knox Press offers a fresh and invigorating approach to the Bible. Building
on a wide range of sources from biblical studies, the history of theology,
the church’s liturgical and musical traditions, contemporary culture and
the Christian tradition, this series focuses less on traditional historical
and literary angles and more on a theologically focused commentary that considers
the contemporary relevance of the texts.
The volume on Genesis
offers a new and interesting theological interpretation
using the themes of liberation
and the concerns of the poor and marginalized.
The Hebrews volume
focuses on this extended sermon that has guided and nurtured
through many significant controversies throughout its history.
The Interpretation commentary series
by John Knox Press has expanded to include collections based on passages
In The Sacraments in Biblical Perspective, Ronald P. Byars offers
a comprehensive look at the history and theology of the sacraments
of baptism and the Eucharist.
Faith Questions, a new youth curriculum from Westminster John
Knox Press is based on questions posed by older youth from around the PC(USA).
Each question is explored through four class sessions.
– explores party politics, is it a sin not to vote, why some politicians make
poor decisions in their personal
lives, and is it ok to talk about politics at church?
New in the Being Reformed: Faith Seeking Understanding
curriculum for adults (each study includes both a
Leader’s Guide and a Participant’s Book -
Called – explores
why just believing in Jesus isn’t enough, what call is about
and ways we can answer that
Enough: God’s Blessings in Abundance
by Laura Mendenhall. Explores dimensions of what it means to
have enough and the myth that more is better. The study unfolds to show how
we can become unbound from fears of ‘not enough’ and focuses on both our
actions and our attitudes as we try to live faithful Christian lives.
Church History: Those Who Shaped the Christian Faith
by Gary Neal Hansen. Explores major periods in the church from the
Early Church to the twentieth century by introducing personalities who made
significant contributions and whose importance has been long lasting.
Hope, Love, and Witness: The PC(USA) Form of Government by Paul
K. Hooker. Acquaints readers with the basics of the new Book of Order and
the theological and ecclesiastical insights in presents.
Resource Center Web Spots!
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to connect with the Resource Center AND with each other.
Share ideas and questions, find out what’s new,
you name it.
Check them out!
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