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Vigil for Healing and Peace in the Spirit of Taize

This worship service combines the contemplative spirit of Taizé chant with the Celtic liturgy of the Iona Community.

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The Coming of Jesus – An Answer to Prayer?

A look at how Christians today still want the kind of physical power Messiah that the Jews hoped for and who will change the world for us, when the actual need is for a spiritual change within ourselves and for us to respond to a vision and a challenge.

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Love Breathing

A free ebook, “Love Breathing” is available at www.howtoLoveGod.org.
It relates methods to help people practice loving God better in their daily life.

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God Dissolves into the Occupy Movement

Saturday’s surge of Occupy actions around the globe could be a turning point, a hinge moment, as occupiers in over a hundred American cities feel the power of worldwide welcome and affirmation. There is obviously more to …

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A Word to the Spiritual Seekers: The New Story

A New Story is beginning to emerge, the foundation of which is The Universe Story. You are a child of the Universe. Everyone of whatever race, colour or creed is a child of the Universe. It is the great uniting story, of which I have written many times.

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There’s no such thing as coincidence.

It's just the secret meaning making itself known.

It is my opinion that the current changes are moving us toward a spiritual awakening, a way of being never before experienced on earth. Something new is coming into existence. We are giving birth, with all its birthing pains, to a Mystery much greater than ourselves.

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Moving Heaven and Hell

Regarding Heaven and Hell; Ah, but a man’s reach should exceed his grasp, or what’s a heaven for? – Robert Browning. An evangelical pastor of a mega-church, Rob Bell, creates a stir when he writes a little book, suggesting when it comes to a place called heaven, there’s room for everyone. What the hell?

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Official Statement from Occupy Wall Street

This statement was voted on and approved by the general assembly of protesters at Liberty Square: Declaration of the Occupation of New York City

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Troubled Childhood, Triumphant Life

This indispensable step-by-step guide shows readers how to release the shame, neglect, and anguish of repressed emotions from a painful childhood.

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Secrecy, Sophistry and Gay Sex in the Catholic Church

Richard Wagner’s latest book, SECRECY, SOPHISTRY AND GAY SEX IN THE CATHOLIC CHURCH; The Systematic Destruction Of An Oblate Priest, provides an intimate and disturbing look into the unseemly inner-workings the Catholic Church.

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Out in Suburbia

Special Price for Fans of Out in Suburbia!

Out in Suburbia has just been re-released on DVD
and is still selling to colleges, universities, and libraries.
To  celebrate, we’d like to offer our fans a home video price.

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Spiritual Medication

Whatever form prayer takes for us, we are in need of its medication.

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Clinging to the Comfort Zone: Our Beliefs in Beliefs

This article explores the way in which beliefs can be reactionary and rigidly define one’s path as opposed to faith-based thinking.

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On Art and Oasis

This article is a reflective piece about a retreat I led (with a colleague) called “A Time Apart: Creating Sabbaths in Your Life”.  It deals with the intersection of art and oases and how we used a painting by Picasso to discover and elicit the rhythms of our lives.

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Living by Faith (Hab. 3:15-19; Luke 18:1-8)

Faith is not about getting our doctrines right. Nobody gets the doctrines right. It’s about doing the right things.

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One in the Spirit: Trinity Sunday

Matthew 16:13-28; Romans 6:5-11 This commentary is going directly through Matthew without regard for the traditional Christian liturgical year, so will not skip to the end of the gospel to Jesus’ “great commission” to “make followers of …

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Faith and Foolishness: When Religious Beliefs Become Dangerous

Religious leaders should be held accountable when their irrational ideas turn harmful

Religious leaders should be held accountable when their irrational ideas turn harmful.

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We

It is 2011 and gays and lesbians can serve in the military and in the Presbyterian Church USA. My prayer is that my GLBTQ sisters and brothers…will celebrate these victories.

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