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Embracing Spiritual Awakening

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he Newest Embracing series study features Diana Butler Bass as the latest in this best-selling series known for world-class authors and commentators Best-selling author, speaker, scholar, and “cultural observer” Diana Butler Bass explores what Christianity may look like “beyond religion and beyond the church.” In this engaging and provocative study, Diana leads a small group of diverse adults, young adults, and youth in s fascinating discussion of how, both culturally and spiritually, we are in the midst of another of history’s “great...

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Thrill of Hope: The Christmas Story in Word and Art

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Thrill of Hope: the Christmas Story in Word and Art (An Advent Study) A Thrill of Hope is a DVD study designed for use in older Sunday School classes, small-group studies, and other church group gatherings. This 50-minute DVD-based study presents the familiar story of Christmas as told in the gospels of Matthew and Luke. Each scripture passage is illustrated and interpreted in the stunning artwork of John August Swanson along with commentary by some of America’s premier biblical scholars, names such as Dr. Thomas A. Long, Dr. Michael Joseph Brown, Dr. Carol A. Newsom and...

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Embracing a Life of Meaning

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Embracing a Life of Meaning A 5-Session Study by Kathleen Norris with Tim Scorer Best-selling author Kathleen Norris provides a unique viewpoint of “what matters most,” including: •  Session 1: Belief (that to which we give our hearts) •  Session 2: The Bible (the collective story of the Christian people) •  Session 3: Community (where individualism and imperfection meet grace and aceptance) •  Session 4: Place (faith within the space of home, church, land, and people) •  Session 5: Us (what it means to remain in God’s image, countering our selfishness to embrace the...

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All Saints E-Retreat

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Who Lingers Close to Us? An E-Retreat for All Saints and All Souls Day 2012

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Darkwood Brew: The Be@titudes

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Darkwood Brew – The Be@itudesThis nine part series digs deep into a revolutionary exploration of some of Jesus’ most often quoted and misunderstood teachings.

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Embracing Emergence Christianity: Phyllis Tickle on the Church’s Next Rummage Sale

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Embracing Emergence Christianity: Phyllis Tickle on the Church’s Next Rummage Sale: Might you be an emergence Christian? There are six sessions on the DVD. Each session begins with a video presentation by Phyllis Tickle, lasting from 10-15 minutes. Ms. Tickle’s presentation is followed by filmed interaction with a small...

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Embracing the Prophets in Contemporary Culture: Walter Brueggemann on Confronting Today’s Pharaohs

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 Old Testament Scholar Walter Brueggemann presents this compelling faith exploration and develops the contemporary significance and relevance of the Old Testament prophets as uncredentialed purveyors of covenant and moral coherence in a world of power, money and violence. (A 6-session study)

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Eclipsing Empire: Paul, Rome and the Kingdom of God (2 disk set)

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Join preeminent New Testament scholars Marcus Borg and John Dominic Crossan on location in Turkey as they trace the Apostle Paul’s footsteps throughout the Roman Empire. This 12-session DVD and web-based study explores fresh insights into Paul’s message of the Kingdom of God, its challenge to Roman imperial theology, and the apostle’s radical relevance for today. Participant Guide written by John Dominic Crossan. Filmed in High-Definition across Turkey, Greece, and Italy. The themes for the twelve sessions are:  Empire; Jesus; Paul’s Mission; Paul’s Character; Paul’s...

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Godly Play: Story of Pentecost

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Godly Play: Story of Pentecost The Mystery of Pentecost; The people of God meet God in a New Way. Kit includes: red parable box, 12 brown felt strips, 6 plain wooden blocks, symbols of the twelve, red underlay

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Living the Questions (12 sessions: 2 disk set)

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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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