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Experiencing Ecological ChristianityExperiencing Ecological Christianity (55624)

The third in the series Experience!
Faith Formation Curriculum for Adults.

Based on the bestselling book Darwin, Divinity, and the Dance of the Cosmos by Bruce Sanguin, Experiencing Ecological Christianity invites participants to focus on the ecological crisis. According to Bruce Sanguin, "Today, there is nothing more critical than a compassionate response to the plight of our planet. The church must be at the forefront of shifting human consciousness away from an ethic of domination for economic gain, and toward a spirituality of awe."

Experiencing Ecological Christianity comes on DVD which includes:

    Leader's Guide by Tim Scorer - 160 pages - in pdf format suitable for printing
    Participant Handbooks - in pdf format suitable for printing
    Images for projection
    Video clips of mentor and guide, Bruce Sanguin

Also included is: 1 copy of Darwin, Divinity, and the Dance of the Cosmos by Bruce Sanguin

10 reasons to use Experience! Faith Formation Curriculum for Adults

It's a curriculum that...

  1. Introduces lay people to contemporary theological insight
  2. Presents Christianity as a persuasive option for 21st century seekers
  3. Opens the Bible in engaging and challenging ways
  4. Takes seriously the authentic experience and life concerns of learners
  5. Gives tools and confidence to small group leaders of all levels of experience
  6. Integrates small group learning and worship into one sacred process
  7. Stays open to the movement of Spirit in the interaction of the learners
  8. Speaks to the full humanity of each person - body, mind, emotion and spirit
  9. Balances the story of tradition with the story of God's unfoldin guniverse
  10. Makes real the possibility of transformation in the lives of people today

About the Authors

Tim ScorerTim Scorer is a master of experiential spiritual formation. Tim brings his passion for transformational faith and his practical experience with community organizations, congregations, and retreatants. He is author of Experiencing the Heart of Christianity (for groups) and co-author of Living the Heart of Christianity (for individuals), and the editor of the free e-newsletter, Christian Books INSIGHT, which connects people of the emerging Christian Way. Tim was a long-time member of the management team at Naramata Centre, a retreat education centre of The United Church of Canada, and for three years on staff at Penticton United.
Bruce Sanguin, Author

Bruce SanguinBruce Sanguin is a minister of Canadian Memorial Church & Centre for Peace in Vancouver, BC. He has been a United Church minister for eighteen years. Bruce is married to Ann Evans, who is a marriage and family therapist.

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