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Living into the New World: How Cultural Trends Affect Your Congregation:(dvd)

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Living into the New World: How Cultural Trends Affect Your Congregation (An Alban Institute program with Gil Rendle) 40 mins. divided into 2 sessions The context in which congregational leaders live and do ministry often feels like a wilderness.  In this video, Alban Institute senior consultant Gil Rendle describes key trends in our culture that affect the work of faith communities.  Changes in core values  the drift from deferred pleasure to instant gratification, the increasing empjasis on the individual, and a shift from a culture of sameness to one of diversity  all have changed our...

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Listening to Soul Pain dvd

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LISTENING TO SOUL PAIN DVDThis video is meant to raise awareness of the effects of trauma on the human spirit and emphasize that complete healing requires attention to the spiritual concerns which surface in the wake of the experience. While the spiritual struggles may begin almost immediately following the event, the most intense pain of the spiritual conflict is often encountered only many months, or even years, after. (25 minutes) 2000

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LISTENING TO SOUL PAIN

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This video is meant to raise awareness of the effects of trauma on the human spirit and emphasize that complete healing requires attention to the spiritual concerns which surface in the wake of the experience. While the spiritual struggles may begin almost immediately following the event, the most intense pain of the spiritual conflict is often encountered only many months, or even years, after.

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LIVING STONES

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This is the story of the Women’s Training Centre Community in Morogoro, Tanzania. Women from around the country are selected on the basis of their leadership potential to take courses at the Centre. Courses offered range from ecologically responsible agricultural skills and day care to business training, all with a view to participants sharing their learning when they return home. The environment is one of Christian caring and stewardship awareness. The Women’s Training Centre is supported by churches in Tanzania and by the Mission & Service Fund of The United Church of Ca

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LANGUAGE OF GRACE

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Three United Church pastoral charges from different regions of Canada describe their successful attempts to use inclusive language in their worship and corporate life.

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