PROGRESSIVE CHRISTIAN ALERT: Rev. Steve Kindle, former editor of our Energion Discussion Network, begins a new ministry today (August 29, 2016). It’s called Pastor2Pew (www.pastor2pew.org) and is specifically designed to assist progressive pastors in sermon preparation. Steve is interviewing prominent progressive pastors and theologians on how they are preparing their sermons on upcoming lectionary texts. If this interests you, you can watch the interview for this coming Sunday’s text, Luke 14:25-43. The site has many more things of interest to progressive Christians. If you like what you see, he’d appreciate passing the news along. He’d also appreciate a “like” on Facebook, too. There’s a 3½ minute introductory video that explains this project in full.
Each Sunday I hear the words of our liturgy: Christ Has Died! Christ is Risen! Christ will come again. On Sunday, many of us will greet one another with the words Christ is Risen! This is a good thing. Unfortunately, a few less of us will focus on the fact that if Christ had not…
The Sacred Journey is now in stock on Amazon.com and B&N. You can find purchase links on the catalog page. You can also order it from Energion Direct with free shipping within the United States.
In today’s post on the Energion Discussion Network, author Nancy Petrey examines the Jewish legacy of the church combined with her personal legacy as a Mizpah. Mizpah? Well, I guess you’ll have to read the post to see what she found. http://energion.co/discuss
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Today is World Hospice and Palliative Care Day. One of the most innovative and life-enhancing aspects of modern healthcare is the hospice movement. Jody Neufeld, a now-retired practitioner in providing hospice care as a Registered Nurse, looks over her career and shares some practical advice and wisdom for those of us (meaning most of us)…
We have the book Philosophy for Believers under discussion and we have it on sale at 20% off on Energion Direct. Now we’re going to give away some books. There will be three more-or-less equivalent prizes: 1) A copy of Philosophy for Believers and Eschatology: A Participatory Study Guide, both by Dr. Edward W. H….