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Lord, teach us to pray.

September 29th, 2014

By: Kyle Norman

Topic: Pop Culture Piety

Were you ever taught how to pray? Were you ever taught what prayer is, or why we are called to pray? Were you ever showed how to listen for God’s answer? What if we echoed the question posed by the disciples “Lord, teach us to pray”?


the Personal Care Home

September 28th, 2014

By: Laura Marie Piotrowicz

Topic: Everyday Christianity

Saints in action: The staff who work at the care home are definitely called to this unique and impressive ministry. I hope that when my time comes to be in a care home that it will still be a place where Christian love is fully lived out.


Editing our children’s reality

September 26th, 2014

By: Rachel Kessler

Topic: Parental Ponderings

It is inevitable that we as parents will lay the foundation for the world our children are beginning to explore. We teach them what is good or bad, right or wrong, safe or dangerous. We will teach our children their first words—colours, numbers, shapes, and more. Perhaps most importantly of all, though, we as parents have the responsibility for teaching our children about God.


Pondering God’s presence

September 25th, 2014

By: David Burrows

Topic: Easter(n) Pilgrims

What are your touch-points to reach God? How do you settle your heart amid joy and grief? How does God encounter you and open you up over the years?


Welcome: part one

September 25th, 2014

By: Shawn C. Branch

Topic: Engage

Churches have a unique method for welcoming people as well. I’ve noticed across the country that there are a variety of methods. I’d like to talk about the art of ‘welcoming’ for a bit. To help me, what style, format or method does your church use for welcoming?


One way of marking koinonia across space and time: The BAS Calendar of Holy Persons (an invitation to contribute)

September 24th, 2014

By: Eileen Scully

Topic: Liturgy

As I look across the country, I see examples of how holy women and men are being remembered and celebrated. Who are the others?


You will respect my authoritah!

September 24th, 2014

By: Naomi Miller

Topic: The Preachers’ Table

By what right do we come?  By the right of our education and training? the authority of our ordination?  By the strength of the 2am rewrite because the Holy Spirit wouldn’t let us sleep?  By the power of God whose presence in our own lives permits nothing less?


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