The “Heresy Is Good” podcast is about fighting back against the evangelicals’ disinformation and distortion of the gospel. It addresses their hypocrisy and ignorance of Christian history, and examines why people who couldn’t even see through the transparent lies of Donald Trump, culminating in the “Big Lie,” believe that they are somehow the spiritually enlightened ones qualified to interpret Christ for the world.
With rigorous reporting on positive community responses to social problems and insightful commentary to spark constructive discourse, YES! Media inspires people to build a more just, sustainable, and compassionate world.
Rev. Dr. Cameron Trimble encourages all of us to Say What You Mean.
Fr. Richard Rohr includes numerous voices in his week-long focus on A New Story: each day (Jan. 10-15) is profound.
Richard Rohr asks leaders to become - or make room for - Becoming Wise Fools.
Rohr's Hell, No! week is full of life-giving, Love-filled theology.
3 Daily Breath's on community change:
Rev. Natalia Terfa reflects on The Church and the Great Resignation.
Katie Langston sums up Faith+Lead's Listening Sessions in Changing the Conversation.
And Padraig O'Tuama's introduction of Krista Tippett's interview with scientist Suzanne Simard, invites us to consider how Simard's Wood Wide Web might influence communication and reciprocity within human communities.
by Dorothy Butler Bass
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In this Exchanges training, explore what the church can learn about itself and about its mission through broad-based community organizing.
Strong church institutions depend upon a strong relational fabric grounded in sacred values, because relationships that are grounded in values are more able to withstand change and conflict. Broad-based organizing provides a unique way of building strong relationships grounded in values we hold most dear. The relationship between broad-based organizing and the church is reciprocal and mutually beneficial.
CONVERGENCE offers numerous leadership and community development webinars on-demand or in a cohort: