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Preaching as Storytelling: Part 1: The Why of Narrative

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Preaching as Storytelling: Part 1. The Why of Narrative (DVD) – Jesus was a master storyteller, and during the past decade narrative-style preaching has experienced a rebirth in North America. Dr. Eugene Lowry, one of the foremost exponents and practitioners of narrative preaching offers an entire continuing education experience.

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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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This Thing Called Hope: Part 2: Experiencing Hope

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THIS THING CALLED HOPE: EXPERIENCING HOPESome of us are paralyzed by the challenges life offers. Others embrace the future with an amazing sense of hope despite seemingly insurmountable odds. Hope has an inexplicable beneficial impact on the lives of those who practice it. Today there is powerful evidence to support the belief that positive emotions can cause physical change. By making hope a part of our lives, we can learn to thrive instead of just merely survive.Part II, illustrates a variety of techniques people use to make hope visible and effective in their lives. It profiles a woman...

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When Mourning Dawns: Living Your Way Fully Through the Seasons of Grief

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When Mourning Dawns: Living Your Way Fully Through the Seasons of Your GriefComparing the pattern of grief to the rhythm of the seasons, this presentation weaves together wise quotations, clear descriptions of common responses,and practical suggestions for going through each of grief’s seasons. Photography is entirely from nature. The result is a confirming and inspiring look at this significant life experience. (Chapter selection on DVD for each of the seasons.) 2000 DVDLength 53 min.

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Congregations in Transition – Seminar

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Congregations in Transition- Seminar: The Campbellton/Escuminac Pastoral charge and Miramichi Presbytery with the support of Professor Gina Grandy, the Rev. Dr. Jim MacDonald and the Rev. Bill Thomas present an information seminar on successful congregations in transition. Held on April 24, 2010, this dvd captures informative presentations describing the journeys of two New Brunswick congregations who have stepped “outside of the box”; one has partnered with six individual agencies to establish a new Community Peace Centre in Moncton, and the other a 97-unit mixed income residential...

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Place to Pray: Conversations on the Lord’s Prayer (DVD)

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Some of us feel our prayers aren’t going anywhere and that we never experience the presence of God.  But can the too-familiar phrases of the Lord’s Prayer help?  Roberta Bondi, teacher, writer, and student of the ancient church, thinks so and shares what the beloved phrases mean to her and how they’ve changed her life.  In this series, she talks about each of the phrases and with four others discusses a range of personal and social issues, all connected to the Lord’s Prayer.

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This Thing Called Hope: Part 1: What is Hope?

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THIS THING CALLED HOPE: WHAT IS HOPE?Some of us are paralyzed by the challenges life offers. Others embrace the future with an amazing sense of hope ? despite seemingly insurmountable odds. Hope has an inexplicable beneficial impact on the lives of those who practice it. Today there is powerful evidence to support the belief that positive emotions can cause physical change. By making hope a part of our lives, we can learn to thrive instead of just merely survive.Part I, defines hope and examines the mind-body connections that make hope a valuable tool in dealing with life’s...

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Eight Fearless Questions: An Inquiry with Margaret Wheatley

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Eight Fearless Questions: An inquiry with Margaret WheatleyJoin Dr. Margaret Wheatley, renowned author and teacher, in exploring eight questions designed to help you develop clarity about your work and the contribution you want to offer at this troubled time. In her gentle but forceful way, Dr. Wheatley takes us deeper into the questions of identity, reality, and our capacity to discover fearlessness for the people and issues we most care about. 1. Does the world need me to be fearless?2. Who do I choose to be for this world?3. How do I name myself?4. Can I bear witness to what is?5. Can I...

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Embracing Aging: Families Facing Change

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Embracing Aging: Families Facing Change DVD, 58 minChange and getting older is inevitable. So how can we make it the best it can be? In this documentary, viewers will meet six families and hear from experts and wise ones who share insights on aging, housing choices, facing illness and cooperating as siblings in the care of aging parents. Residents of a cohousing community for those older than 55 offer attractive alternatives for the aging years. As viewers see other people dealing with aging, they will find new perspectives and models of communicating and making decisions on aging and will...

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All that Glitters (dvd)

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Oct 9, 2001 All that GlittersThe latest rush for gold is seriously disrupting the indigenous people of the Philippines. Already marginalized in their homeland, they now face the arrival, en masse, of small independent miners, keen to make their fortunes and Canadian mining companies with larger operations. The sC crew was given rare access to the sites and the people caught in the repeating saga of the upheaval caused by gold’s allure.

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