Cultivating Economic Peace in an Age of Instability

I turned on the radio this morning, and the airwaves were full of speculation about whether the U.S. economy would default, and if so, when... In sharp contrast, I am pleased to share this stunningly poignant piece that my friend Jim Aldrich recently wrote about how we have tried to cultivate a different sort of economy as a church community at Englewood Christian Church. The convictions that Jim expresses here lie at the heart of what we describe as the Slow Church economy.Twenty or so years ago we (at Englewood Christian Church) began a prolonged conversation; one that continues at … [Read more...]

[Daily Advent Reflection] The Theme Song of Slow Church?

The Theme Song of Slow Church? Daily Advent Reflection. Chris Smith. Luke 1:46b-55. Tuesday, December 20, 2011The Magnificat - Arvo Pärt Listen:  [ YouTube ] [ Spotify ]Magnificat - The Psalters Listen: [ YouTube ]   These daily Slow Church Advent Reflections are based on the Daily Readings of the Revised Common Lectionary (Year B). We love for you to read and reflect along with us! To keep up with this daily Advent series, follow on FACEBOOK or TWITTER. One of the lectionary texts for today (as well as both yesterday a … [Read more...]