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Martha Bettis-Gee

Martha Bettis-Gee is Associate for Child Advocacy in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).

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By Martha Bettis-Gee, David Elcott
Various authors and scholars have written Thoughtful Christian studies on the Middle East, including the Palestinian and Israeli conflict. This study is written by a Jewish man who has lived in Israel. We encourage participants to respectfully consid...
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By Martha Bettis-Gee, Gary W. Light
Three religious traditions look to Abraham as the "father of faith" in one sense or another: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. In the New Testament, both James and Paul consider Abraham an important model to Christianity. Since Abraham is such an imp...
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By Martha Bettis-Gee
This study offers lively activities that illustrate the challenge of "going green" at home; it also serves as a simple and unintimidating guide for greening our homes.For example, participants will be given an opportunity to design their dream house-...
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By Martha Bettis-Gee
This study provides some suggestions about how to form new "green" habits. Need some inspiration? If we look at lifestyle change as a form of spiritual formation, we can gradually form new habits.Ever darned a sock, cut down an adult-sized shirt or d...
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By Martha Bettis-Gee, Susan R. Garrett
The debate over how to regard same-gender sexual relationships is raging in the church, with shock waves rippling through society. Christians on all sides of the controversy often invoke Scripture. This situation raises questions: How can people of e...
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Bullying 
Sticks, Stones, E-mails, and Texts
By Martha Bettis-Gee
Far from being the source of comedy as it is often portrayed in film or books, bullying is a serious public health problem with the potential to shape the life of a child for good or for ill. No young person should have to endure being bullied. Nor s...
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By Martha Bettis-Gee
How serious is the issue of bullying at school? What makes a bully? What should Christians do about it?Contrary to what many of us have been led to believe, bullying is not just a short-term agony. The American Medical Association confirms that bully...
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By Martha Bettis-Gee, Edward LeRoy Long, Jr.
If patriotism requires absolute loyalty to one particular country, it can conflict with a religious vision that includes compassion for all humanity. Christians, therefore, must ask how the noble and valuable aspects of patriotism can be strengthened...
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By Martha Bettis-Gee, Gary W. Light
Just who was David, king of Israel? Was he good or bad? He is called both a person after God's own heart and a "man of blood."This one-session study examines three important aspects of this key biblical figure. We will look at David as folk hero, fam...
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The Death Penalty 
History and Ethical Considerations
By Martha Bettis-Gee, Edward LeRoy Long, Jr.
The death penalty. It remains one of the most divisive issues in contemporary society. And though we've moved from the colonial days of swift justice being meted out via public humiliation in the stockade followed by hanging to a modern-day antisepti...
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The Declaration of Independence 
A Christian Document?
By Martha Bettis-Gee, John Fea
In this study we examine the Declaration of Independence in an effort to discern its context and clarify its original intent. We'll consider its references and appeals to a higher power and what those references mean to us as people of faith.To many ...
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By Martha Bettis-Gee, J. Ellsworth Kalas
"Figures in the New Testament Study Pack" consists of six one-session studies by author Ellsworth Kalas. Leader's Guides are prepared for each session by author Martha Bettis-Gee.The characters include: Peter; Mary and Martha; James, Brother of Jesus...
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$30.00

By Martha Bettis-Gee, Gary W. Light
We often hear the names Abraham, David, Moses, and Ruth in sermons and Bible studies. But just what was the importance of these figures whose lives span various books of our Old Testament? "Figures in the Old Testament Study Pack" consists of six one...
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Give Me Your Tired and Poor 
U. S. Immigration Policy
By Martha Bettis-Gee, Dana W. Wilbanks
Immigration policy has leaped from the back pages to the front pages of newspapers in recent years. The debates are often intensely heated. Almost everyone agrees, however, that the current immigration system is not working and needs to be changed. T...
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By Martha Bettis-Gee
Does your teen exhibit signs of stress? Where is this coming from? What's changed for teens today? How can parents help?This study examines some of the unique pressures on teenagers today and how to identify the stress and deal with it. It is unlikel...
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