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By Pat Strandburg
In To Share or Nut to Share (DVP-351), from the Hermie the Caterpillar series, the garden has a shortage of nuts and it seems everyone in the Garden Talent Show and Tell needs a nut for his or her act. With only one nut left, friends turn into enemies as they all try to grab it. To remain friends and to save the show, the bugs must learn to share.
In Agent Abbey: Underground Christianity in
For Youth and Adults
In For the Love of It (DVP-539), Dewitt Jones, a well-known National Geographic photographer, uses his beautiful photography to discuss how we all have the ability to love what we do through honoring our passion, making a contribution to those around us, and expressing gratitude. He stresses the importance of beginning each day with a full cup.
For Adult Study
Saving Jesus (DVJ-827) from the popular Living the Question series, uses a format which includes a conversation around the readings, a 20-minute DVD segment, and guided discussion. Marcus Borg, John Dominic Crossan, Matthew Fox, Amy-Jill Levine, James Forbes, and a host of others explore the relevance of Jesus Christ for the third millennium. The 12 sessions include: On DVD 1 (1) Introduction: Jesus Through the Ages (2) Who was Jesus? (3) What can we know about Jesus (and how)? (4) The World into which Jesus was born (5) Jesus’ Birth: Incarnation (6) Teachings of Jesus: Wisdom Tradition. On DVD 2 (7) Jesus’ program: The
In Simply Christian (DVW-849) N.T. Wright makes the case that faith is reasonable and rewarding for us today. The series has 10 sessions: (1) Simply Christian Introduction (2) Justice and Spirituality (3) Relationships and Beauty (4) God (5)
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