Refocus is a Christian formation class that seeks to refocus contemporary events (national and international news stories, cultural issues, local concerns) by exploring them with a theological perspective.
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Hi all- Follow this link to learn about a fast for tomorrow. The focus of the fast is on protecting programs for the hungry. We have recently talked about our own needs to reinvigorate our commitment to the Food … Continue reading
We spent last week considering things we do not see. Blind spots. People and problems that are invisible to us. This week we are going to work on seeing something: the opioid crisis. Just after class last week, I read … Continue reading
Hi all- Let me rewind a bit and share with you the prayer that I read in class a few weeks ago. In the name from Peter Rollins on Vimeo. It is by Pàdraig Ó Tuama and the following link is … Continue reading
Hi all, Here is part of the 5th chapter of Matthew from The Message: 21-22 “You’re familiar with the command to the ancients, ‘Do not murder.’ I’m telling you that anyone who is so much as angry with a brother or … Continue reading
Hi all– We’re doing a deep dive tomorrow into the story of the Good Samaritan. Bring your favorite translation or favorite representation. Bring yourself and let’s talk about hearts that have the capacity to make neighbors. Here is one of … Continue reading
I waited patiently for the Lord; and he inclined unto me, and heard my cry. He brought me up also out of an horrible pit, out of the miry clay, and set my feet upon a rock, and established my goings. … Continue reading