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Laura Everett: Serving an institution is my ministry

Posted on: April 18th, 2014 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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  Laura Everett: Serving an institution is my ministry Inherited traditions show how institutions can serve a similar function as liturgies, giving us patterns to hold our longing. For one Christian leader, that tradition was the “yelling mailbox.” ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Leadership Education at Duke Divinity, News & Ideas, April 10, 2014    

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The nun who got addicted to Twitter

Posted on: April 18th, 2014 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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  The nun who got addicted to Twitter The Atlantic: Can evangelization work on social media? __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Leadership Education at Duke Divinity, News & Ideas, April 10, 2014    

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The Book of Common Prayer is still a big deal

Posted on: April 18th, 2014 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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   The Book of Common Prayer is still a big deal Christianity Today: Alan Jacobs explains why the nearly 500-year-old Anglican prayer book retains its influence, and why it should appeal even to (non-Anglican) evangelicals. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Leadership Education at Duke Divinity, News & Ideas, April 10, 2014    

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Making real the joy of faith

Posted on: April 17th, 2014 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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  By A. Paul Feheley   This article first appeared in the April issue of the Anglican Journal.   Over the course of my life I have encountered adults for whom joy, wonder and the meaning of life have almost vanished. Often this comes from the anxieties that people face with issues ranging from financial […]

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A journey like no other

Posted on: April 17th, 2014 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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                                                                                                            Lutheran Church Charities/Tim Hetzner This article first appeared in the April issue of the Anglican Journal   By Herbert O’Driscoll You are exhausted and surrounded by an almost palpable fear. You feel a wave of sadness because of all places, you associate this house, here in Bethany, with warmth, security and friendship. You recall […]

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Eucharist-anchor

Posted on: April 16th, 2014 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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  By Leanne Alstad Tiessen The Eucharist has become a kind of anchor for me—a reaffirmation of what my faith ‘boils down to’. Read more… ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Weekly update from The Community, April 16, 2014  

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I Told You Never to Call Me Here

Posted on: April 16th, 2014 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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  By The Rev. Jesse Dymond “Are you answering work email?” I was. It was about 9:30, and my wife, son and I had just returned home from evening prayer. It been out the door shortly after 5am to prepare for a 7:30 meeting, and a day filled with the usual mix of church and […]

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What are you Thinking? (Resources)

Posted on: April 16th, 2014 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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  By Dell Bornowsky What are you thinking as Jesus walks to the Cross? As an amplification of the Passion Narrative, and for those who may wish for Stations of the Cross meditations for Holy Week observance:  The following uses stations derived from the gospels that were chosen by John Paul 2 in 1991 as […]

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Retreat!

Posted on: April 16th, 2014 by CEP Administrator No Comments
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  By The Rev. Laura Marie Piotrowicz While a retreat may not be productive in the traditional sense, it is a beneficial time to re-focus, re-energise, and re-charge. It is a time to celebrate being instead of doing. Read more… ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Weekly update from The Community, April 4, 2014

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‘Grapes of Wrath’ is 75, but its depictions of poverty are timeless

Posted on: April 15th, 2014 by CEP Administrator No Comments
Books, Reviews

  ‘Grapes of Wrath’ is 75, but its depictions of poverty are timeless Seventy-five years later, The Grapes of Wrath still isn’t universally loved — it remains one of the most frequently banned books in this country. But, as NPR reports, it’s also a powerful reminder of a past that no one really wants to […]

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