Videos from 2020
This Native American influenced Ceremony promotes wellness by reflecting the indigenous conceptions of Great Spirit, Creator, Great Mystery and the Universe. The Ceremony will include prayer, chanting, drumming, sacred equinox songs, stories and the use of a variety of sacred object. We will come together to recapture in the hearts of all people and all our relations an appreciation for all life forms and the sacredness of all life. A coming together in harmony, forgiveness and love…A transitioning and moving…
When people are facing a serious personal challenge they often say, “I need a miracle.” More often than not what they have in mind is some kind of Divine Intervention from God or Source who they believe is outside of them, out in the heavens somewhere. This is mostly because of the unenlightened people’s translation of the ancient Bible texts from the Hebrew to Greek and then to English. Thus, Christians pray to God and spend their lives wondering…
In Episode 8 we drop some BIG NEWS! What does it mean for the podcast? And more to the point, what does it mean for Melissa?
In Episode 7 we interview Melissa’s daughters, Sydney and Brooklyn, on what spirituality and faith looks like in thier lives. They lead us on a journey that ranges from “what is God?” to death and the afterlife. Of course Rev. Shad and Irrev. Melissa add their usual wisdom and comedic banter along the way.. #God #Jesus #Christ #Christianity #Children #podcast #christianPodcast #nondenominational #progressivechristian #progressivechristianity #unity #interfaith
The Zen Buddhists saying, “Before enlightenment, chop wood carry water. After enlightenment, chop wood carry water,” speaks to the value of work, no matter what stage of life we are in. So why does our culture vilify work?Why do so many of us try to find ways to get out of work? Is work a necessary part of our spiritual growth or not? These are the questions and issues our dynamic duo tackle in this this episode.
Research shows that attendance is steeply falling off across all religions (except one). What does this mean for the future of #faith, #spirituality and #religion in our society? Rev. Shad and Irrev. Melissa take a serious, and not so serious, look into this topic with some deep insights and points of advice we can all learn from.
In this episode we talk abut #Science and #Religion Where do they coincide? Where do they clash? How do they become fanatical? Where is the balance between the two? Rev. Shad and Irrev. Melissa dive into this topic with their usual humor and fascinating points of view.