“Rethinking Preaching” Conference 2021: How Has the Pandemic Challenged Preaching?

Emmanuel College

Though preaching is one of the oldest Christian practices and has been a staple of worship for millennia, it is constantly in the process of change. Indeed, like the proverbial river that cannot be stepped into twice because the flow of the water is constantly remaking it, it is not possible to preach the same …
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Christian Left Conference: Rethinking the Christian Left from the Belly of Empire: Charting New Paths Beyond Colonization

Emmanuel College

What does it mean to speak of a Christian Left? Who is included under the label the Christian Left? In the last decades, the Christian left has been undergoing enormous reconfiguration: new actors, issues and concerns have uncovered the colonial underbelly of the Christian Left. From the Suffrage movements through to the Social Gospel, and …
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With Hearts Wide Open: Contemplative Leadership Seminar

Shalem Institute for Spiritual Formation Inc.

Do you yearn to explore a way of leading that is more aligned with your heart? Leadership is challenging, no matter the workplace.  Despite our best intentions, we all too often find ourselves acting in ways that feel out-of-step with our deepest longings.  With hearts wide open, we can see how to lead in a …
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Heart Longings: An Invitation to the Contemplative Path

Shalem Institute for Spiritual Formation Inc.

Does your heart long for a deeper connection to God? Do you yearn to live from a place of calm and love instead of fear? Do you desire to journey together in a community of like-hearted souls? If so, join us for the eight-month program, Heart Longings: An Invitation to the Contemplative Path, November 2021-June …
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The Anger Iceberg Workshop

Mount Carmel Spiritual Centre

Getting Angry is only the tip of the Iceberg. Anger is a secondary emotion. Understanding the cause of anger is the first step to managing it. This Workshop will identify the causes of anger and explore our own beliefs and  patterns of response. Learn how to respond to anger on a day-to-day basis in a …
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Surviving Separation and Divorce Workshop

Mount Carmel Spiritual Centre

Surviving separation and divorce is one of the worst experiences of our lives. The process involves intense emotions of grief, anger, sadness and deep hurts. Learn how to navigate these emotions and explore the stages involved in the healing process. Through personal sharing, receive support and reassurance that you are not alone and that others …
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Power of Forgiveness Retreat

Mount Carmel Spiritual Centre

Understanding forgiveness is the first key to being able to forgive. Learn how to identify the stages of forgiveness on the journey to letting go. Explore how to release negative emotions of hurt, anger, blame and hatred so you can live more fully alive. This Retreat will provide a caring and nurturing environment to work …
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Organizational Leadership and Decision Making in a COVID-Shaped World

Calvin Theological Seminary

Using student submitted case studies from a variety of leadership settings and contexts, this course will engage students in curated conversations about effective leadership in an ever changing world. Students will engage focused and generative reading designed to spark their leadership imagination. These readings will be enhanced by engaging lecture material that seeks to encourage …
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Faithful Anti-Racism in a Global Context

Calvin Theological Seminary

This course will survey the global influences and far-reaching impact of American Christian racism. We will discuss the global phenomenon of white dominant evangelicalism, the currency of colorism, the essential components of caste systems, and the complicity and strengths of Christianity in racialization and anti-racism. INSTRUCTED BY: Christina Edmondson