Wednesday Spiritual Formation events set to launch this week

Banned Questions about the Bible, Jesus, & Christianity
Real questions, real responses. Examine questions and responses about the Bible, Jesus & Christianity that many of us were afraid to ask.

Begins September 5th & concludes September 26th
Facilitated by Dr. Snider
6:30-7:30 p.m.
Dialogues Classroom (west end of building)

Why Did Jesus, Moses, The Buddha, and Mohammed Cross the Road?
Can you be a committed Christian without having to condemn or convert people of other faiths? Is it possible to affirm other religious traditions without watering down your own? In this new book, Brian McLaren proposes a new faith alternative, one built on “benevolence and solidarity rather than rivalry and hostility.” This way of being Christian is strong but doesn’t strong-arm anyone, going beyond mere tolerance to vigorous hospitality toward, interest in, and collaboration with the other. We’ll discover how to reclaim a strong, benevolent faith that challenges us to stop creating barriers in the name of God and helps us learn how affirming other religions can strengthen our commitment to our own.

Begins October 3rd & concludes November 14th
Facilitated by Dr. Snider
6:30-7:30 p.m.
Dialogues Classroom (west end of building)

Note: It’s helpful for participants to read these books but not necessary (Phil will provide summaries as part of the facilitation of each session).

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