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10 Films To Start With

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Consider starting with these 10 films to challenge and nurture your faith.

WHAT IS THE GOSPEL? with Lisa Sharon Harper

What is the Gospel? How do we participate in it? What does reconciliation with yourself, with others, with creation, and systems and nations look like? Lisa Sharon Harper shares how she sees the Gospel and how she participates in it.

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AN ALTERNATIVE WAY with Walter Brueggemann

Walter Brueggemann offers up a few tasks the Western Christian and Church can work at to detach from it's current relationship with dominate script and be transformed into the alternative narrative the Gospel invites us to live into.

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THE COSMIC CHRIST with Richard Rohr

Richard Rohr gives a profound insight into the nature of the historical Jesus and what the resurrected Christ really means.

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PEOPLE OF THE PRESENT with Jean Vanier

A short film with Janier Vanier on the need to be a child and the need to have fun.

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JESUS WEPT with Brene Brown

Brene Brown on why the church should be more like a midwife than an epidural.

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KINSHIP AND KINGDOM with Greg Boyle

"No kinship, no justice. No kinship, no peace." Father Greg Boyle on kinship, compassion, unity and the Kingdom of God.

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PUT DOWN THE STONE with Glennon Melton Doyle

Do you see yourself as Jesus in the Story? Glennon Doyle Melton, author of the NYT Bestselling Carry On, Warrior and founder of Momastery.com, encourages us stop judging, put down the stone, hang your head, and turn and walk away.

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THE WHOLE SWEEP OF SCRIPTURE with NT Wright

NT Wright's recommendations for reading the bible.

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TOWARD THE OTHER with Brian McLAREN

Is our Christian identity built from fear from the other? Christian author and peacemaker Brian McLaren on four challenges - historical, doctrinal, liturgical and missional - to consider for community transformation. Move toward the other - from hostility to hospitality.

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WHAT IS A CHRISTIAN? with Stanley Hauerwas

What is a "Christian?" Stanley Hauerwas reluctantly defines Christianity and talks about the signs of a baptized life and identity.

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