Graceful Practices

Amy Plantinga Pauw Covenant Network Conference November 3, 2005 The Christian life is a material life. When we talk about spiritual practices we are not talking about an attempt to put our bodies to the side somehow and concentrate on the inner life of faith. Spiritual practices are about a way of conducting a bodily […]

Sexuality and the Holiness of the Church

  Luke Timothy Johnson Woodruff Professor of New Testament and Christian Origins Candler School of Theology, Emory University November 6, 2004 Thank you very much for asking me to be here with you. I am honored to be with you this morning, although as I stand before you to talk on the subject of Sexuality […]

On Yogi Berra…

COVENANT NETWORK CONFERENCE 2003 New York Avenue Presbyterian Church, Washington, DC Plenary – Saturday Morning, November 8, 2003 THEOLOGICAL REFLECTIONS ON YOGI BERRA’S “THE FUTURE AIN’T WHAT IT USED TO BE” Patrick Henry Executive Director, Institute for Ecumenical and Cultural Research, Collegeville, Minnesota “I wish that I had been one of the Seven Sleepers of […]

The Church We Are Called to Be and Become

COVENANT NETWORK CONFERENCE 2003 New York Avenue Presbyterian Church, Washington, DC Address – Friday Afternoon, November 7, 2003 THE CHURCH WE ARE CALLED TO BE AND BECOME Susan Andrews Moderator of the 215th General Assembly Presbyterian Church (USA)   Grace and peace to you in the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. And […]

Hold On and Let Go

Hold On and Let Go: Being Faithful in a Post-Modern, Culturally Creative World Bruce Reyes-Chow Organizing pastor, Mission Bay Community Church NCD, San Francisco Presentation to the 2003 Covenant Conference November 7, 2003 Washington, DC (This presentation included slides and videoclips that are not shown here.)   Today we are going to talk about the […]

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 […]