Not So Sweet 16 for the PC(USA)

In addition to the new Pew report on US religious trends, this week we also received the 2014 statistics report from the Presbyterian Church (USA).

On My Year as Presbytery Moderator

A week and a half ago I ended my one year term as Moderator of the Presbytery of Chicago by handing over the cross and gavel to Sonia Bodi. Serving as

How is Our Brand Doing?

Last Friday there was a nice synchronicity between two of the blogs I read on a daily basis. Seth Godin mused about logos and branding: The

Divesting of Power

Readers of this blog will not be surprised that I was disappointed by the decision of the 221st General Assembly of the PC(USA)---at which I was a

What Comes After Divestment?

One of the things I was dreading about GA221 is another round of the fight we’ve been having about divestment for the past decade, a debate that has