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Church Music Search 2015

This annual and international church music contest calls authors and composers to create congregational hymns, choral anthems and orchestral music that engage and exclaim liberal Christian theology and associated themes. Download the PDF of this flyer here

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Meditation transforms roughest San Francisco schools

San Francisco Gate Published 6:37 pm, Sunday, January 12, 2014 At first glance, Quiet Time – a stress reduction strategy used in several San Francisco middle and high schools, as well as in scattered schools around the Bay …

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Seeking Dean of Admissions

Lancaster Theological Seminary is accepting applications until Jan. 17, 2014 for Dean of Admissions, a full-time, exempt administrative position reporting to the Vice President of Academic Affairs/Dean of the Seminary. We seek candidates with demonstrated expertise in …

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The Isaiah Plan

If you’re an overweight fundamentalist Christian, the Daniel Plan is for you.  Rick Warren, pastor of the Saddleback megachurch, fit this plus-sized demographic until he came up with a new twist on his religion.  Basing his weight-loss …

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During the Season of Giving, Don’t Forget the Animals

During the holidays, giving to those in need, whether it is an extra can of food, a coat, or a new toy, is a wonderful thing. It is also a time to remember the pets who need …

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ProgressiveChristianity.org is Hiring! Business Administrator, Marketing & Communications

ProgressiveChristianity.org is hiring! We are are non-profit organization that provides spiritual resources and networking for an evolving faith. Position Available: Business Administrator, Marketing & Communications Education and Experience: BA required MA or MDiv would be an asset …

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Hillsborough Presbyterian Church NJ Seeking Transitional Pastor

We are a small church community with Presbyterian roots looking to embrace a progressive focus. We intend to orient the core of our mission around: respect for and openness to learning about and from other backgrounds and …

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There is nothing Christian about taking food from the poor….petition to end Government shutdown

Posted: Oct. 3, 2013 http://act.faithfulamerica.org/act/prolife Stung by the outcry against their pointless political stunt, House Republicans are now desperately trying to reopen the Smithsonian and our National Parks. But these politicians, who got elected by calling themselves pro-life …

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Greece rounding up “undesirables,” sending them to camps.

First migrants and recent immigrants were rounded up from Greece’s streets and forced into internment camps.Then they threw the drug users in. Next came the sex workers, forcibly HIV tested, publicly humiliated, and imprisoned. Now they’re coming for …

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A Joyful Path, Year Two is Completed!

We are excited to announce that our second installment of A Joyful Path, from our Inner Wisdom Series, Children’s Curriculum Project, is complete!   Here is some information on this theologically rich and expansive curriculum: What Is …

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Wonderbolts of Thunderment

Updrafts from the Rio Grande Valley pounded a white anvil against the stratosphere as the jet moaned over New Mexico while I looked out the window. I’d just finished reading the letters of Everett Ruess (in “A …

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The Rise Of The Religious Left: Religious Progressives Will Soon Outnumber Conservatives

ThinkProgress.org   One-in-five Americans are religious progressives, according to a new survey by the Public Religion Research Institute. Using a religious orientation scale that “combines theological, economic, and social outlooks,” researchers argue that while the number of …

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Unalienable Rights and the Question of a “Christian” Conscience

A Commentary for the Annual Observance of Independence Day, 2013

[A pdf copy to print and/or read is here.] At right: An artist’s stylized retrospective of Franklin, Adams and Jefferson “Writing the Declaration of Independence 1776” – oil on canvas, Jean Leon Gerome Ferris (1863-1930)   “We hold …

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Taliban Victim addresses the UN asking leaders to agree to put every child in school

The Taliban shot 15-year-old Malala in the head for her education activism. But she survived, helped win education for all girls in Pakistan, and will address the UN in 3 days asking leaders to agree to put every …

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