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ERB Weekly Digest – August 24, 2012 – Gospel of Rutba, New Print issue, MORE

by csmith - August 24, 2012 - 10:49 am

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Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove Here Wed. May 6

by csmith - April 5, 2009 - 10:59 am

Building up the Church – Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove A Conversation on the relationship of traditional churches and the new monasticism Date: Wednesday, May 6, 2009 Time: 5:30pm – 8:00pm Location: Englewood Christian Church 57 N Rural St. Indianapolis, IN Facebook Invite here: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=50272647267 On Wednesday evening, May 6, Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove will lead us in a conversation [...]

Ash Wednesday: Grieving the Rebellion of Our Cancerous World.

by csmith - February 25, 2009 - 2:01 pm

Recently, because my son Noah has been diagnosed with Hodgkins’ lymphoma, a cancer of the lymph system, I’ve been thinking a lot about what cancer is and what it means to live in a world where cancer abounds. Put simply, cancer can be described as rebellion at the cellular level. Typically, as a body need [...]

From Ireland: Mike asks some questions about Christian communities

by csmith - October 6, 2008 - 7:22 am

An unauthorized cut-n-paste from Mike and Lisa’s Ireland blog: Yesterday, we enjoyed a marvelous day highlighted by an assembly of worship with the church in Kenmare. They were gracious enough to ask me to speak about Englewood. Although they kept thanking me for the words of encouragement to them, we were the ones most encouraged. [...]

Shane Claiborne: Creative Cures for the Common Xmas.

by csmith - December 11, 2007 - 4:24 pm

Creative Cures for the Common Christmas (by Shane Claiborne) A few years ago I remember a pastor friend telling me they tried something a little different for their Christmas services. Instead of the usual holiday décor and clutter of the sanctuary, they brought in a bunch of manure and hay and scattered it under the [...]

A conversation on the Church and Justice.

by csmith - September 18, 2007 - 9:55 am

Englewood will be helping to host the following event.  There is a printable flyer available if you want to help spread the news… ——— Being the Hands of Jesus Wherever You Are A conversation with Will and Lisa Samson authors of the recent book JUSTICE IN THE BURBS Saturday October 6, 2007 Earth House Coffee [...]

Shane Claiborne: How I celebrated ‘Patriot Day’

by csmith - September 12, 2007 - 1:01 pm

Wednesday, September 12, 2007 How I Celebrated ‘Patriot Day’ (by Shane Claiborne) A few weeks ago we looked at the calendar and saw that Sept. 11 is now officially titled “Patriot Day.” We started thinking of what would be an appropriate way to celebrate and remember this day, especially for those of us who have [...]

No man is an island?

by csmith - September 6, 2007 - 8:10 pm

Quote of the Day, from Sojourners’ God’s Politics blog: One is not absolutely alone, one cannot live and die for oneself alone. My life and my death are not purely and simply my own business. I live by and for others, and my death involves others. – Thomas Merton from Conjectures of a Guilty Bystander

Mother Teresa and the Dark Side

by csmith - September 5, 2007 - 5:06 pm

From the Washington Post ( via Sojourners’ God’s Politics blog): The Torment of Teresa By Michael Gerson Wednesday, September 5, 2007; Page A21 What are we to make of Mother Teresa‘s letters, collected in a new volume called ” Mother Teresa: Come Be My Light,” which reveal decades of spiritual depression, loneliness and doubt? Should [...]