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Movements are Shaking Monuments: Bishop Yvette Flunder

Many progressive Christians were introduced to  Bishop Yevette Flunder by the Living the Questions interactive dvd series. She is a phenomenal preachers whose extraordinary gifts  have the power to shake us out of our safe, comfortable, ways of being church. 184 more words

Progressive Christianity

Scripture Does Not Define Reality - True or False?

The actual quote is a little different from the title of this post. Alan J. Roxburgh and M. Scott Boren write,

“Scripture does not so much define reality as invite us onto a journey in which we discover the world God is creating.” (Introducing the Missional Church; Baker Books; p.39.)

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Emerging Church

Finding your place within the church community

Jamie Osborne refers to himself as an ‘Angli-mergent’ – a post-evangelical emergent who has found a home within the Episcopalian Church (the US version of Anglicanism). 374 more words

Religion & Spirituality

Confessional Prayer for the End of the Liturgical Year

Shepherding God, you want only goodness for your people. At the close of this liturgical year, a good look around makes it clear that your ways are not always human ways. 544 more words

Prayer

Questions, Questions, Questions - ReVisioning Sunday

Our worship this morning preceded a congregational gathering in which we began the work of ReVisioning our congregation. After years of ReThinking Christianity we are beginning to move on to the work of articulating those things what it is that we do hold in common. 31 more words

Progressive Christianity

Out of the Sand

As the liturgical year nears its end, the Gospel reading rightfully raises the question of what we do with our gifts. It would be easy enough to ask this question individually. 598 more words

Musings