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Featured Liturgy for the Times

Open Unto Me with Narration

03:29

Updated version of the Howard Thurman liturgy.

MLK Prayer for the Church with Voiceover.

02:26

Martin Luther King Jr's prayer for the church with a voiceover.

Come, Great Spirit

02:44

Cast down every barrier to Your freedom.

Praise Song for the Pandemic

04:14

Written and read by Christine Valters Paintner from Abbey of the Arts.

Conjectures of A Guilty Bystander

03:12

A Mystical Vision from Thomas Merton.

It Was Good

06:25

Genesis 1 and 2

Featured Film SeriesCreating Bigger Stories

A Five-Session Film Series with René August on Breaking Yokes and Chains and Creating Goodness Together

Preview Series

Free Films to Stream

More to the Story

03:35

God does not use love like we use love.

Momentary Satisfaction of Inerrancy

10:15

The schizophrenic world view of fundamentalism.

Go Along to get Along

03:22

Is the role of the church to survive?

As Good as It Gets

23:00

You are in Christ, receive the gift.

Addicted To Control

04:11

Are we working the Bible and Jesus' words to support our addiction to self control?

A Singing Soul

07:30

Ron Rolheiser on experiencing God's dream, growth vs. success, and how we meet God.

Featured Film SeriesCovenantal Restoration

A 12-Session FIlm Series on Faith and Race Created In Friendship with Sojourners

Preview Series

The Possibility of Love See More +

New Contemplative Film Series Earth, Our Original Monastery

A contemplative visual liturgy series featuring seven poetic blessings written by Christine Valters Paintner.

Preview Series

What's The Role of the Church? Is It Relevant? See More +

Come and Die

04:33

Brian Zahnd on the role of the church.

Out of Tune

05:31

Kathy Khang on what the white church needs to be liberated from.

Shoulder to Shoulder

02:50

Alexander J. Shaia on the role of the church.

The Life of the World to Come

08:02

Jürgen Moltmann on the role of the church.

Present and Partnering

14:47

Jonathan Brooks on the church being present and following others in the community.

The Way of Love

07:30

Church is love school.

Featured Film SeriesMateriality as Resistance

A 7-Session film Series with Walter Brueggemann.

Stream or download series.

Women are the Portal to the World

Featured Film SeriesMindful Silence

An 8-Session Series on Contemplative Prayer

Preview Series

Embracing the other See More +

Embracing the Other

11:30

Who are we making the "other?"

Toward The Other

13:30

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.

Expanding Boundaries

16:35

Juan Martinez on the other.

Talking Donkeys

03:30

Richard Twiss on why North American Christians don't listen to donkeys.

Fallibility and Grace

08:17

Are you quick to listen to others in grace?

The Ultimate Embrace

04:05

Manu on interfaith compassion.

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