Doing Good…Better: Challenging Assumptions on the Path Towards Accompanying Indigenous People

New Leaf Network

As Jesus followers, we want to do good and make a difference, especially as it relates to working towards Truth & Reconciliation with Indigenous people. Have you ever experienced that sometimes our intentions to do good haven’t always translated into the positive impact or changes we intend? Through this 4-week series with MCC, we’ll unpack …
View course details “Doing Good…Better: Challenging Assumptions on the Path Towards Accompanying Indigenous People”

Engage Difference! Deepening Understanding for Intercultural Ministry (DUIM)

Five Oaks Centre

Five days focused on faith, heart, mind, and skills for the art of intercultural ministry Engage Difference! Deepening Understanding for Intercultural Ministry (DUIM) is a 5-day interactive and engaging program with practical ideas for implementation in your own context. DUIM is for ministry leaders and community members nurturing cultural relevance, understanding, and awareness in their …
View course details “Engage Difference! Deepening Understanding for Intercultural Ministry (DUIM)”

Do Black Lives Matter to God? A Theological Exploration of Evil, Suffering, Resistance, and Divine Accountability

Kirkridge Retreat Center

With Naomi Washington-Leapheart This retreat asks the question: If God is benevolent, just, and powerful, how can (does) evil persist in the lives of Black people living in the United States? In this retreat that will include both you and students from Rev. Naomi’s Villanova religious studies class by the same name, we will explore …
View course details “Do Black Lives Matter to God? A Theological Exploration of Evil, Suffering, Resistance, and Divine Accountability”

The Bible, Slavery, & the American Civil War

Regent College

This class surveys the history of the Bible in the United States from the War for Independence through the Civil War. It is a case study designed to sharpen awareness of how intellectual assumptions, cultural conventions, engrained interests, and spiritual motives shaped the understanding and application of Scripture. Special emphases are how Scripture was enlisted …
View course details “The Bible, Slavery, & the American Civil War”

Changing Church: Missional Practices and/for Beloved Community

Center for Anglican Learning & Leadership (CALL)

What does it mean to lead during a time of religious, sociocultural, and environmental upheaval? What can churches do differently to better reflect and nurture gospel values and God’s dream of a just, reconciled, Spirit-filled world? This course in missional leadership will ask these and related questions. We will explore concepts and experience practices of …
View course details “Changing Church: Missional Practices and/for Beloved Community”

2024 International Decade for People of African Descent: Now What?

Emmanuel College

Acknowleging the traumas of the past and the future with hope. As we approach the culmination of the International Decade for People of African Descent, we invite you to a pivotal conference aimed at reflection, celebration, and forward thinking. This gathering will serve as a beacon of hope, acknowledging the deep-seated traumas of our past …
View course details “2024 International Decade for People of African Descent: Now What?”

Race, Racism & Christian Identity

Regent College

Living in modern nation-states, intensified by globalization, our personal lives and relationships and everyday activities are unavoidably embedded in the complex realities of societal racial disparities and tensions, but in ways often unrecognized and unaddressed. How should we engage Christianly with the historical, political, economic, and cultural factors that condition and either restrict or expand …
View course details “Race, Racism & Christian Identity”

Race, Racism & Christian Identity

Regent College

As members of modern nation-states shaped by globalization, we are unavoidably embedded in the complexities of racial disparities and tensions. These societal realities shape our personal lives, our relationships, and our everyday activities in countless ways that often go unrecognized and unaddressed. They also affect our capacities to live out the biblical vision of identity …
View course details “Race, Racism & Christian Identity”

Stones Cry Out: Praying with the Land: Anglican Lutheran National Worship Conference

Anglican Church of Canada (Primate, National Indigenous Archbishop, National Office, General Synod and CoGS)

Our expressions of worship come with the richness of faith communities seeking to articulate their relationships with God. At the same time, the same faith-filled liturgies are embedded with the language and expressions of empire; these biases continue to exclude voices from the margins. How can our churches create liturgies that make space for these …
View course details “Stones Cry Out: Praying with the Land: Anglican Lutheran National Worship Conference”