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Ethics and Religion Talk: Is God's Role to be Fearsome or Loving?

by (Rabbi David J.B...)

Submitted 05-11-2020 under OPINION

The Rev. Sandra Nikkel, head pastor of Conklin Reformed Church, responds: “Yes, God is a divine power to be feared, a holy Being, and a loving creator. Most people believe all, or some, of these descriptions about God. But people have a harder...

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Ethics and Religion Talk: What is God?

by (Rabbi David J.B...)

Submitted 03-02-2020 under OPINION

The Reverend Colleen Squires, minister at All Souls Community Church of West Michigan, a Unitarian Universalist Congregation, responds: “From a Unitarian Universalist perspective there would be many answers to this question. Each...

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Does God Listen to Prayer?, part 2

by (Rabbi David J.B...)

Submitted 11-25-2019 under OPINION

[Note: The Ethics and Religion Talk panel shares four responses this week in addition to the four responses published two weeks ago.] Father Michael Nasser, who writes from an Eastern Christian perspective and is Pastor of St. Nicholas Orthodox...

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Does God Listen to Prayer?, part 1

by (Rabbi David J.B...)

Submitted 11-11-2019 under OPINION

Dr Sahibzada, the Director of Islamic Center and Imam of the Mosque of Grand Rapids, responds: “Most fundamental point about faith is, ‘What kind of our belief is about God, His powers and actions.’ My belief in God is that He is...

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Something for everyone at Dominican Center in July

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 06-24-2014 under NONPROFITS

PARABLES ON FIRE: WHY JESUS TAUGHT ALMOST ENTIRELY USING PARABLES  086-100 Presenter: Joachim Lally, CSP, Paulist Priest, Artist, Musician Day/Date/Time: Tuesday, July 8; 7:00-9:00 p.m.Mark 4:34 states that Jesus in his public ministry only...

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Plant Understanding ~ Harvest Peace

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 09-05-2013 under NONPROFITS

Dominican Center at Marywood is offering you FOUR OUTSTANDING PROGRAMS that are all based on the theme of peace through listening, dialogue with others and with God;  and understanding without judging. Consider attending one or more of the...

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How to Fall in Love with God

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 06-21-2013 under NONPROFITS

Dominican Center at Marywood invites you to come to this program, presented by Joachim Lally, CSP, Paulist Priest, Artist and Musician. These sessions will treat how love is found in the Scriptures, especially in St. Paul. We will look at such...

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Women of God: Influences from African spirituality

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 02-26-2013 under NONPROFITS

On Saturday, March 9, from 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon, Dominican Center at Marywood will be offering a morning of conversation about the influences of African spirituality. This presentation is one of an ongoing, semiannual series called Women...

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Young Life Winter Weekend engages high school students

by (kmb53)

Submitted 12-04-2012 under NEWS

On Friday, Nov. 30, 51 Calvin Christian High School students loaded onto buses and drove north to Timberwolf Lake in Lake City for Young Life’s Winter Weekend Camp. Young Life is a non-profit organization that was started in the 1940s in order...

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Pastor blends beer, theology in new book

by (AnnByle)

Submitted 11-06-2012 under OPINION

Bryan Berghoef was born in Grand Rapids and lived in West Michigan for most of his growing-up years. His most recent Michigan home was Traverse City, where pub theology discussions at Right Brain Brewery over the last several years inspired the book...

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