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For Persevering People

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For Persevering People featuring Margaret J. Wheatley  How do we not lose our way in this difficult time?  How do we maintain our clarity, stamina and faith as we experience disruptions, set-backs and obstacles?  How do we persevere on behalf of the people, places and causes we love? Based on Margaret’s book Perseverance, this DVD is a gentle, encouraging inquiry into these and other questions, and provides you with the opportunity to reflect on the challenges and strengths of people who persevere.

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Spiritual Literacy: Volume 3 (IJKLM)

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Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat’s bestselling book Spiritual Literacy: Reading the Sacred in Everyday Life is an unprecedented collection of “aha!” passages by teachers of all spiritual traditions that reveal the sacred meanings in today’s world. Now available as a DVD series, 6 DVDs, 26 sessions. Topics are organized around a new alphabet of 26 spiritual qualities of mind and heart for practicing spirituality in everyday life. Reflection and discussions questions are offered for each session, as well as suggestions for possible practices.  The Spiritual Literacy series...

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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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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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Darkwood Brew: Praying for a Revolution

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Darkwood Brew – Praying for Revolution  If you think the Lord’s Prayer is yesterday’s news, think again. Lead by Darkwood Brew host Rev. Eric Elnes Ph.D., this 6-PART series probes ancient meaning and modern relevance in the one prayer we all say, but rarely examine.

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From Mammon to Manna: Sabbath Economics and Community Investing

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From Mammon to Manna: Sabbath Economics and Community Investing is a two-disc set (six 30 minute sessions) featuring theologian Ched Myers and investment advisor Andy Loving of Just Money Advisors.  The series is for adult study groups interested in exploring biblical faith and economic practice.

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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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