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By Gerlene Gordy
In our latest blog, Gerlene Gordy relates her experiences of growing up Navajo and the importance of prayer in her culture.
By David W. Peters
The Rev. David Peters Shares Five Resources on Pandemic Church
By Greg Syler
Greg Syler asks “to what kind of future do we wish to return”. Do we as a church want to go back to the slow decline we were experiencing or take the time to fundamentally change the way we do business so that we fix our problems instead of patching them?
By Ken Mosesian
In our latest blog, Ken Mosesian advises us to get comfortable with being uncomfortable and to talk about both religion and politics. Both are powerful belief systems that underlie how people identify and should be shared. What do you think?
By Richelle Thompson
In breakout sessions and a Q&A period, the sentiment was universal: we want to read scripture. We need to read it. God is calling us to read, reflect, and respond.
By Patrick Kangrga
Jesuss last living moments are described in the Gospel of Mark, "When it was noon, darkness came over the whole land until three in the afternoon. At three oclock Jesus cried out with a loud voice, Eloi, Eloi, lema sabachthani? which means, My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?...Then Jesus gave a loud cry and breathed his last."
By ECFVP Editorial Team
A list of resources for Lent 2021
By Ranjit Mathews
In our latest blog, Ranjit Mathews explores “lex orandi, lex credendi, lex vivendi”, or “that which we pray, is what we believe, is what we live. In essence, we become what we pray.”
By Alan Bentrup
Alan Bentrup writes about Mark 13 for the Good Book Club, which is reading the Gopel of Mark. In this blog, he explores lessons that we can take away from Jesus’s warnings.
By Nicole Foster
Nicole Foster reminds us that Jesus was rejected by his neighbors, by people who knew him as a carpenter and mason. In our latest blog, she explores the Gospel of Mark 6:1-2 for the Good Book Club.