Remembering the Pioneers

This message from Blair Robertson, communicator for Affirmation Scotland, a Church of Scotland counterpart of Covenant Network, reminds us that the issues we face are transnational and the successes of the present-day are possible only because of the courage of our predecessors.
~ Posted by Barbara Wheeler

Book Note: Luke Paul

A Review by Barbara Wheeler of Luke Paul, by Finlay A. J. Macdonald:

“The Church of Scotland’s long-time, greatly respected Principal Clerk (Stated Clerk in our terms) has written a book about a minister’s struggle with the issues of gay clergy and same-sex civil partnerships. The book is fiction, but it reads less like a novel than book-length journalism…”

What Now?

An essay by Covenant Network Director Barbara Wheeler, published in the Spring 2012 issue of Insights: The Faculty Journal of Austin Seminary. “The Church Faces Schism” is the focus of the issue.

Richard Mouw

COVENANT NETWORK CONFERENCE 2003 New York Avenue Presbyterian Church, Washington, DC Keynote Address- Friday Afternoon, November 7, 2003 Strangers: a Dialogue about the Church Richard J. Mouw President, Fuller Theological Seminary (Barbara Wheeler and Richard Mouw presented prepared remarks and then responded to each other’s remarks and questions from the audience.)   I accepted the […]

Barbara Wheeler

COVENANT NETWORK CONFERENCE 2003 New York Avenue Presbyterian Church, Washington, DC Keynote Address- Friday Afternoon, November 7, 2003 Strangers: a Dialogue about the Church Barbara G. Wheeler President, Auburn Theological Seminary (Barbara Wheeler and Richard Mouw presented prepared remarks and then responded to each other’s remarks and questions from the audience.)      All of these […]

True Confession

 True Confession: A Presbyterian Dissenter Thinks About the Church  Address to the 1999 Covenant Conference Covenant Network of Presbyterians Atlanta, GA November 6, 1999 Barbara G. Wheeler President, Auburn Theological Seminary New York Excerpts from this address appear in Covenant Connection Vol. 2, #4. I have a practical problem. I joined the Presbyterian Church as […]