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Apply for a Vital Worship Grant

Apply for a Vital Worship Grant

The Vital Worship Grants Program at the Calvin Institute of Christian Worship seeks to foster vital worship in congregations, parishes and other worshiping communities in North America. This grants program is especially focused on projects that connect public worship to intergenerational faith formation and Christian discipleship. The deadline is Jan. 10, 2018.
 

I Have a Message For You

I Have a Message For You

I have a message for you ... To escape Auschwitz, Klara left her father to die. Decades later, she got a message from him. Documentary filmmaker Matan Rochlitz tells her extraordinary story.
 
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Fuller's Communal Reading of Scripture Project

Fuller's Communal Reading of Scripture Project

Announcing the Communal Reading of Scripture project, Fuller's new commitment to facilitate people across the globe hearing the Scriptures together. Fuller Trustee Bill Hwang tells his story of rediscovering his faith through listening to Scripture and shares what inspired him to start this project.

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Psalms on Audio at Spotify and Lead Sheets for Hymns Weekly from the Liturgy Letter Newsletter

Every week The Liturgy Letter Newsletter puts out an email. This week is the Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost 2017 (Year A). In addition to daily readings, psalms commentary, a contemplative prayer... read more >

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Jesus is Woke; We Should be Too, An On Scripture Feature

by Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis (Revelation 21:1-6). Jesus is Woke; We Should be Too, An On Scripture Feature a reflection by Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis with a focus on Matthew 15:10-28 (Aug 20, 2017) On Scripture 

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Changes Today: Celebrating 500 Years of Protestant Reformation

Changes Today: Celebrating 500 Years of Protestant Reformation Lilly Foundation Funding Grants Insights into Religion News Organ Museum www.AbodeofChaos.org)

"The 500 year milestone brings up questions, "Why is mainline Protestant Christianity on the wane? What are Catholic-Protestant relations like today? Is there still such a thing as the “Protestant work ethic”? How do contemporary Protestants understand Luther’s record of misogyny and public anti-Semitism? And what of the Counter-Reformation, the Catholic reaction to Luther’s critiques? How are the changes that it brought felt in contemporary Catholicism?" [Read more from Religion Link a site for Journalists and Researchers]. 

New Search Engine at On Being with Krista Tippett

New Search Engine at On Being with Krista Tippett

On Being archives can be overwhelming for new and old listeners alike. On Being with Krista Tippett aims to change that! So, they have built a new discovery tool, and need some of their most loyal listeners to help give it a test run. 
 
Using a “relationship algorithm” and human curation, On Being has tailored an experience that goes beyond topics. You can now explore new conversation threads and save crafted playlists tailored to your curiosities.
 

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Humor as a Survival Tools

Humor lifts us up but it also underscores what’s already great; it connects us with others and also brings us home to ourselves. And like everything meaningful, it’s complex and... read more >

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Taylor Brown and Logan Harmeyer Will Lilly Endowment Community Scholarships

Taylor Brown and Logan Harmeyer were selected from 68 applicants in the county by a committee with the Wayne County...

Touching ‘To Be Sure’ of Reality

What might seem almost superstitious at first could however have deeper reasons. The assurance that touch gives us...

Church Leadership Finding Solutions to Sexual Harassment Problems

We’re less than two weeks from the special election in Alabama that will determine whether a man accused of sexual...

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