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Author: Louis B. Weeks

Louis B. Weeks is President Emeritus of Union Theological Seminary and Presbyterian School of Christian Education in Richmond, Virginia. He formerly served as a stated supply pastor and as a missionary in the Presbyterian Church in Congo (then Zaire). He has written broadly about church history, ethics, development, administration, the Bible, pastoral care, and ministry. His books include To Be a Presbyterian, The Presbyterian Presence: Bible Words That Shape a Faith, and Making Ethical Decisions.

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A Sustainable Presbyterian Future
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A Sustainable Presbyterian Future

What's Working and Why

In this study of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Louis Weeks examines the present state of the denomination and how congregations can grow in faith through the current time of transition in the church. He considers markers of Presbyterian identity...

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The Confessional Mosaic
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The Confessional Mosaic

Presbyterians and Twentieth-Century Theology

Focusing on the expression of faith among American Presbyterians, this book surveys important developments in Presbyterian theology and worship. It provides an understanding of the changes in mainstream Protestantism and American Christianity, and a...

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Defining Your Church's Mission
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Defining Your Church's Mission

The author of this study writes of preparing to visit Presbyterian churches in Ghana. His group leader told him, "At each church, they will ask you, 'What is your mission?' How will you respond?" Sure enough, in each location, as the group received ...

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The Diversity of Discipleship
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The Diversity of Discipleship

Presbyterians and Twentieth-Century Christian Witness

This volume considers three issues in the Presbyterian Church that have proved to be perplexing to the witness of faith: outreach, ecumenism, and pluralism. The first four essays illustrate that troubling questions about the church's witness arose i...

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Faith in Words
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Faith in Words

A Celebration of Presbyterian Writers

Faith in Words is a timeless collection of essays and poems that reflect on living the life of faith. These meditative stories and essays and their apt metaphors will inspire Christian readers to seek a greater understanding of God and God's presenc...

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The Mainstream Protestant "Decline"
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The Mainstream Protestant "Decline"

The Presbyterian Pattern

The meaning of the declining membership in mainline Protestant denominations has been hotly contested since the 1960s. Drawing on statistical analysis of membership trends, congregational surveys, individual interviews, research on disaffiliation, a...

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Making Ethical Decisions
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Making Ethical Decisions

A Casebook on Church and Society

Each day individuals make choices that have moral implications. Whether the choices concern major or minor issues, they involve questions that often confuse Christians. This practical book helps establish a basis for ethical decision making by provi...

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The Organizational Revolution
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The Organizational Revolution

Presbyterians and American Denominationalism

This book addresses the organizational character of American religious history and points to a tentative but significant conclusion: The Presbyterian Church has been undergoing an organizational revolution, and the roots of this revolution seem to h...

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Our Creeds and Confessions
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Our Creeds and Confessions

When Presbyterian ministers, elders, and deacons accept a call to church leadership, they promise to "receive and adopt the essential tenets of the Reformed faith as expressed in the confessions of our church." And each week we stand with our fellow...

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Our Reformed Traditions
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Our Reformed Traditions

The goal of this session is to acquaint church leaders with specific information about the theological and organizational model of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). A heavy emphasis on the historical roots and basic practices of the congregation is ...

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The Pluralistic Vision
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The Pluralistic Vision

Presbyterians and Mainstream Protestant Education and Leadership

Essays in this valuable book examine the results of research on theological education in the twentieth century, spiritual formation among seminarians, and the changing nature of Presbyterian-related colleges. Several essays review Christian educatio...

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The Presbyterian Predicament
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The Presbyterian Predicament

Six Perspectives

In this volume, six prominent writers from different disciplines strive to analyze the Presbyterian predicament and to offer solutions. The authors each approach this theme from a different angle, resulting in a varied and highly informative look at...

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The Presbyterian Source
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The Presbyterian Source

Bible Words that Shape a Faith

Using twelve biblical passages, Louis B. Weeks helps adult study groups, Bible study groups, and individuals study the Bible as they reflect on who they are as Presbyterians. He explores the Presbyterian tradition, which has used the Bible as a guid...

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The Re-Forming Tradition
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The Re-Forming Tradition

Presbyterians and Mainstream Protestantism

This book challenges American Presbyterians to remember their calling as Christians. The author believes that Presbyterians are summoned to a character of life that will awaken and address the religious questions of today with powerful and persuasiv...

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Study Guide for the Re-Forming Tradition
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Study Guide for the Re-Forming Tradition

Presbyterians and Mainstream Protestantism

This practical resource will assist individuals and adult groups in church school classes, sessions, and retreats by clarifying some of the major themes of each chapter in The Re-forming Tradition: Presbyterians and Mainstream Protestantism. Study h...

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