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Featured Liturgy for the Times

Open Unto Me with Narration


Updated version of the Howard Thurman liturgy.

MLK Prayer for the Church with Voiceover.


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

Come, Great Spirit


Cast down every barrier to Your freedom.

Praise Song for the Pandemic


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

Conjectures of A Guilty Bystander


A Mystical Vision from Thomas Merton.

It Was Good


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


God does not use love like we use love.

Momentary Satisfaction of Inerrancy


The schizophrenic world view of fundamentalism.

Go Along to get Along


Is the role of the church to survive?

As Good as It Gets


You are in Christ, receive the gift.

Addicted To Control


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

A Singing Soul


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


Brian Zahnd on the role of the church.

Out of Tune


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

Shoulder to Shoulder


Alexander J. Shaia on the role of the church.

The Life of the World to Come


Jürgen Moltmann on the role of the church.

Present and Partnering


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

The Way of Love


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


Who are we making the "other?"

Toward The Other


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


Juan Martinez on the other.

Talking Donkeys


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

Fallibility and Grace


Are you quick to listen to others in grace?

The Ultimate Embrace


Manu on interfaith compassion.

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