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Living into the New World: How Cultural Trends Affect Your Congregation: Gil Rendle

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Living into the New World: How Cultural Trends Affect Your Congregation (An Alban Institute video 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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TIPI TALES Collection 3

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TIPI TALES is a series of 7 Videos with 26 stories, 13 minutes each. Collection 7 ends with the story of how the series was created.Tipi Tales are adventures in story and song. Elizabeth, Junior, Russell and Sam play, laugh and grow together in the forest surrounding the home of their great-grandparents. Each story centers around the daily challenges faced by the cousins as they seek to understand each other and the world around them. The children learn the tools of life from enchanting forest animals who embody the seven ancient aboriginal laws. Each episode is 30 mins in...

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TIPI TALES Collection 2

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TIPI TALES is a series of 7 Videos with 26 stories, 13 minutes each. Collection 7 ends with the story of how the series was created.Tipi Tales are adventures in story and song. Elizabeth, Junior, Russell and Sam play, laugh and grow together in the forest surrounding the home of their great-grandparents. Each story centers around the daily challenges faced by the cousins as they seek to understand each other and the world around them. The children learn the tools of life from enchanting forest animals who embody the seven ancient aboriginal laws. Each episode is 30 mins in...

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TIPI TALES Collection 1

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TIPI TALES is a series of 7 Videos with 26 stories, 13 minutes each. Tipi Tales are adventures in story and song. Elizabeth, Junior, Russell and Sam play, laugh and grow together in the forest surrounding the home of their great-grandparents. Each story centers around the daily challenges faced by the cousins as they seek to understand each other and the world around them. The children learn the tools of life from enchanting forest animals who embody the seven ancient aboriginal laws. Each episode is 30 mins in duration. Collection 1:Episode 1: Tree of LoveEpisode 2: The WinnerEpisode 3:...

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TIPI TALES Collection 4

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TIPI TALES is a series of 7 Videos with 26 stories, 13 minutes each. Collection 7 ends with the story of how the series was created.Tipi Tales are adventures in story and song. Elizabeth, Junior, Russell and Sam play, laugh and grow together in the forest surrounding the home of their great-grandparents. Each story centers around the daily challenges faced by the cousins as they seek to understand each other and the world around them. The children learn the tools of life from enchanting forest animals who embody the seven ancient aboriginal laws. Each episode is 30 mins in...

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TIPI TALES Collection 5

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TIPI TALES is a series of 7 Videos with 26 stories, 13 minutes each. Collection 7 ends with the story of how the series was created.Tipi Tales are adventures in story and song. Elizabeth, Junior, Russell and Sam play, laugh and grow together in the forest surrounding the home of their great-grandparents. Each story centers around the daily challenges faced by the cousins as they seek to understand each other and the world around them. The children learn the tools of life from enchanting forest animals who embody the seven ancient aboriginal laws. Each episode is 30 mins in...

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TIPI TALES Collection 6

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TIPI TALES is a series of 7 Videos with 26 stories, 13 minutes each. Collection 7 ends with the story of how the series was created.Tipi Tales are adventures in story and song. Elizabeth, Junior, Russell and Sam play, laugh and grow together in the forest surrounding the home of their great-grandparents. Each story centers around the daily challenges faced by the cousins as they seek to understand each other and the world around them. The children learn the tools of life from enchanting forest animals who embody the seven ancient aboriginal laws. Each episode is 30 mins in...

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VICTORY AND PEACE OR JUSTICE AND PEACE?

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Preeminent historical Jesus scholar John Dominic Crossan is author of twenty books on the historical Jesus, four of which have become national religious bestsellers: The Historical Jesus (1991); Jesus: a Revolutionary Biography (1991); Who Killed Jesus (1995), and The Birth of Christianity (1998). On this DVD, John Dominic Crossan explores the questionf “”victory and peace, or justice and peace?”” through four lectures and one sermon. Each lecture is approximately 50 minutes long, and each is divided into multiple chapters allowing for a flexibility of use that...

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PAUL: AN APPALLING OR APPEALING APOSTLE?

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In this 50-minute introduction to Paul, John Dominic Crossan addresses challenges to understanding Paul, three different “”Pauls””, Paul’s character and theology, and gender balance and imbalance in the New Testament. The DVD contains a bonus sermon by Crossan entitled, “”Justice as Love””. Crossan’s latest book (co-authored with Jonathan I. Reed) is in search of Paul: How Jesus’ Apostle Opposed Rome’s Empire with God’s Kingdom (2004).

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WHEN DID I SEE YOU HUNGRY?

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The San Damiano Foundation produces films that showcase the active and contemplative dimensions of the spirituality of St. Francis and Clare of Assisi, along with the Franciscan concern for social justice, peace and non-violence. When Did I See You Hungry? (VHS)Narrated by Martin Sheen, this documentary film by award winning author and director Gerard Thomas Straub is a photographic meditation on the plight of the poor and our responsibility to help. The film features more than 250 powerful and poignant black and white photographs from Mr. Straub’s book When Did I See You Hungry? 37...

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TIPI TALES Collection 7

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TIPI TALES is a series of 7 Videos with 26 stories, 13 minutes each. Collection 7 ends with the story of how the series was created.Tipi Tales are adventures in story and song. Elizabeth, Junior, Russell and Sam play, laugh and grow together in the forest surrounding the home of their great-grandparents. Each story centers around the daily challenges faced by the cousins as they seek to understand each other and the world around them. The children learn the tools of life from enchanting forest animals who embody the seven ancient aboriginal laws. Each episode is 30 mins in...

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LIVING THE QUESTIONS DVD #2: Sessions 8-12

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People know that at its core, Christianity has something good to offer the human race. At the same time, many have a sense that they are alone in being a “”thinking”” Christian and that “”salvaging”” Christianity is a hopeless task. What is needed is a safe environment where people have permission to ask the questions they’ve always wanted to ask but have been afraid to voice for fear of being thought a heretic. Living the Questions is a 12-week DVD and web-based small group study exploring beyond the traditions and rote theologies in...

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POWERS OF THE UNIVERSE DISC III

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In the Powers of the Universe, cosmologist Dr. Brian Swimme takes you on a journey into the powers that have been active since the beginning of time and are available to you. Experience the joy of recognizing that you are the Universe. Develop a deeper intimacy with Earth, an erotic relationship with life. This 9 hr, 3-DVD set offers an 11 session program with the following titles: Seamlessness, Centration, Allurement, Emergence, Homeostasis, Cataclysm, Synergy, Transmutation, Transformation, Interrelatedness, and Radiance. Explore the questions:How are the powers of the Universe alive...

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SUZUKI SPEAKS – DVD

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Suzuki Speaks captures the passion and vision of world-renowned scientist and environmentalist Dr David Suzuki, who delivers the most important message of his career. He speaks about humans and our place in the universe. His is a fresh perspective and a timely catalyst. This is a documentary that you won’t just watch – you’ll experience!In a stunning fusion of compositing, 3D effects and live footage, this video breaks new ground. Visual effects artist Torrance Hurd and his team peer into the mind of a top scientist.

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KIDS TEN COMMANDMENTS: Stolen Jewels Stolen Hearts (Commandments 7 and 8)

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Stolen Jewels, Stolen Hearts helps kids understand the meaning and importance of two of God’s commandments – “”Do not commit adultery”” and “”Do not steal.”” Trouble comes to the Israelites’ camp when Simeon, a handsome singer, literally turns the tents upside down with his lively songs and pocket-picking monkey, Martel. “”Anything goes”” is Simeon’s rule as he unsuccessfully tries to steal the heart of another man’s wife. Meanwhile, Amos the rat becomes the “”fall...

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