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The Role of the Pastor in Christian Education

By Allen Curry. Even though the Sunday sermons occupy the center of the pastor’s educational work, there are many other educational functions that fall to the pastor/teacher. He is always concerned with shaping and forming the people of God into the living, functioning body the Bible portrays.

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When God Directs the Play

By Kathryn Farris. Under His direction each player complimented the other and became a part of the beautiful story of God’s reaching down and estab

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ACTS of Kindness: Mercy Ministry in Philadelphia

By David and Kate Kiersten Apple. Philadelphia is a city of contrasts. There is wealth and there is poverty; there is joy and there is sorrow; there is laughter and there is mourning and the area surrounding Tenth Presbyterian Church in Center City Philadelphia is a micro

Discipleship in the Church Today

By Carl W. Wilson. The matter of personal disciple building in the New Testament manner is also a major part of Christian education that has been neglected but desperately needed. This kind of ministry is hard work and is unappreciated in our world of present values. It is easy to produce spiritual babies, but raising them properly is the hard part.

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After a Lot of Prayer and Spade Work

By Sharon Kraemer. Trinity Presbyterian Church in Charlottesville, Virginia, worshipped in temporary location for six years. The church was built in 1982. Trinitymay well be the only PCA congregation that was “co-founded” by a Baptist!

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The Necessary Motto for Life and Conduct: Give Thanks

By George W. Mitchell. Our actions are born in our minds. The issues of life flow out of the heart (Proverbs 4:23). This is where the battle and struggle really begins, and it would appear that many of us are losing the fight. Do you have trouble with your actions, thoughts and words? Be imitators of God and love as Christ has loved you!

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Beginning a New Chapter

By Sharon Kraemer. The Reads served on the Brazilian mission field for seventeen years, rearing their four children in both “the hinterland” and two large cities. From 1952-62 they were a part of the pioneer stage of church-planting in Brazil. Read was a counselor, youth director and rancher in addition to being an itinerant evan