Sermons & Papers

A variety of presentations, including addresses given at Covenant Network events at General Assemblies

What Does the Bible Tell Us?
Tricia Dykers Koenig
Brief points about Scripture and same gender relationships

“You Will Know Them by Their Fruits”
Mark Achtemeier
Keynote Address to the Covenant Network of Presbyterians Luncheon
221st General Assembly – Detroit, Michigan – June 16, 2014

Framing the Shots
Randy Bush
Address to the Commissioners’ Convocation Dinner
221st General Assembly – Detroit, Michigan – June 13, 2014

Our Missional Imagination in a Post-10A Church
Scott D. Anderson
Keynote Address to the Covenant Network of Presbyterians Luncheon
220th General Assembly – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – July 2, 2012

Tolerance is a Floor, Not a Ceiling
Gustav Niebuhr
Keynote Address to the Covenant Network of Presbyterians Luncheon
219th General Assembly – Minneapolis, Minnesota – July 5, 2010

Remembering Jack L. Stotts
Cynthia M. Campbell
Remarks to the Covenant Network of Presbyterians Luncheon
218th General Assembly – San Jose, California – June 23, 2008

The Freedom to Live by Faith Alone
Paul E. Capetz
Sermon at the Conference “A Church for Our Time”
Ghost Ranch, Abiquiu, NM – July 1, 2005

Life Beyond the Comma
Erin K. Swenson
Accepting the Lazarus Project Award – February 26, 2005

Dining with Jesus
Pamela Byers
Sermon for Old First Church, San Francisco – August 29, 2004

Testimony to the 216th General Assembly
Jane Young
July 2004

Memorial Minute for Dotty Barnard
Gay Mothershed
Remarks to the Covenant Network of Presbyterians Luncheon
216th General Assembly – Richmond, Virginia – June 27, 2004

Strong Medicine
Brian Blount
Address to the Covenant Network of Presbyterians Luncheon
216th General Assembly – Richmond, Virginia – June 27, 2004

Just What Is God Up To?
Kimberly Clayton Richter
Address to the Covenant Network Commissioner Convocation Dinner
216th General Assembly – Richmond, Virginia – June 25, 2004

Scripture Clearly Teaches. . . ?
Albert C. Winn
Address to the Covenant Network Commissioner Convocation Dinner
216th General Assembly – Richmond, Virginia – June 25, 2004

Dare to Be Gamaliel
Isabel Rogers

Address to the Covenant Network Commissioner Convocation Dinner
216th General Assembly – Richmond, Virginia – June 25, 2004

From Richmond to Richmond
Stephen R. Montgomery
Address to the Presbytery of the James Covenant Network Chapter
March 28, 2004

Jesus Interprets the Scripture
L. William Countryman
Sermon to Good Shepherd Church, Berkeley – October 5, 2003

This Is Our Time
Timothy D. Hart-Andersen
Address to the Covenant Network of Presbyterians Luncheon
215th General Assembly – Denver, Colorado – May 26, 2003

What Unties Presbyterians
Deborah A. Block
Address to the Covenant Network Commissioner Convocation Dinner
215th General Assembly – Denver, Colorado – May 23, 2003

Creating a Climate for Change
Joanna M. Adams
Address to the Covenant Network of Presbyterians Luncheon
215th General Assembly – Denver, Colorado – May 26, 2003

In Memory of Harry Smith and Jim Costen
Theodore J. Wardlaw
Remarks to the Covenant Network of Presbyterians Luncheon
215th General Assembly – Denver, Colorado – May 26, 2003

Is Anything Too Wonderful for Our God?
Jon M. Walton
Address to the Covenant Network of Presbyterians Luncheon
214th General Assembly – Columbus, Ohio – June 17, 2002

The Liberalism of the Reformed Tradition
John M. Buchanan
Address to the Covenant Network Commissioner Convocation Dinner
214th General Assembly – Columbus, Ohio – June 14, 2002

Confessions of an Evangelical Liberal
Susan Andrews
Address to the Covenant Network Commissioner Convocation Dinner
214th General Assembly – Columbus, Ohio – June 14, 2002

Who? What? Why?
Deborah A. Block
Welcoming Remarks to the Covenant Network Commissioner Convocation Dinner
214th General Assembly – Columbus, Ohio – June 14, 2002

Covenant Network – Moving Ahead
Eugene C. Bay
Remarks to the Covenant Network of Presbyterians Luncheon
214th General Assembly – Columbus, OH – June 17, 2002

A Tribute to J. Randolph Taylor
Joseph S. Harvard
Remarks to the Covenant Network of Presbyterians Luncheon
214th General Assembly – Columbus, Ohio – June 17, 2002

What Sign Shall We Wear?
Joanna M. Adams
Remarks to the Covenant Network of Presbyterians Luncheon
213th General Assembly – Louisville, Kentucky – June 8, 2001

What Would Jesus Do?
Freda Gardner
Address to the Covenant Network Commissioner Convocation Dinner
213th General Assembly – Louisville, Kentucky – June 8, 2001

Trusting the Sovereignty of God
Douglas Oldenburg

Address to the Covenant Network Commissioner Convocation Dinner
213th General Assembly – Louisville, Kentucky – June 8, 2001

The Greatest Story Ever Ignored
J. Barrie Shepherd
Presentation at the Covenant Network of Presbyterians Luncheon
212th General Assembly – Long Beach, California – June 26, 2000

Beyond the Human Point of View
Peter J. Gomes

Presentation at the Covenant Network of Presbyterians Luncheon
211th General Assembly – Fort Worth, TX – June 21, 1999

God Includes the Outsiders
John M. Buchanan

Remarks to the Covenant Network of Presbyterians Luncheon
211th General Assembly – Fort Worth, TX – June 21, 1999

Unity and Diversity: An Enduring Agenda
Jack L. Stotts

Presentation at the Covenant Network of Presbyterians Luncheon
210th General Assembly – Charlotte, NC – June 15, 1998

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