Entries by Linda Kurtz

God’s Beloved Community

When I was invited to help compose this statement of faith and action, I immediately felt a sense of apprehension. I wanted to be certain that I could bring my whole self to the occasion. It was also vital that the communities in which I hold membership and those I care for see themselves, their struggles, and passions voiced here.

2017 National Gathering Sermon: Paul Roberts

Paul Roberts, president of Johnson C. Smith Theological Seminary in Atlanta, gives the final sermon of the 2017 NEXT Church National Gathering during closing worship. Scripture: John 4:19-26 The liturgy from this service is also available: Paul Roberts is is president of Johnson C. Smith Theological Seminary in Atlanta, GA, a position he has held since […]