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The Valley of Dry Bones Part IV

This is the forth and final post of our Valley of Dry Bones series.  Do not forget to take a look at Part I, Part II, and Part III.  If you are finding

The Valley of Dry Bones Part III

This is the third post of our Valley of Dry Bones series.  Do not forget to take a look at Part I and Part II.  If you are finding this series valuable, we

The Valley of Dry Bones Part II

This is the second post of our Valley of Dry Bones series.  Do not forget to take a look at Part I.  If you are finding this series valuable, we would love

The Valley of Dry Bones

  5.04.2017   Betty Pries   church, Love   No comments

It was a Wednesday. I had just finished making supper when CBC news reported that the bodies of three UN workers had been found in a shallow grave in Congo

Toward a Spirituality of Conflict Transformation (Part III)

This is the final post of our Toward a Spirituality of Conflict series.  Do not forget to take a look at Part I and Part II.  If you have found

Toward a Spirituality of Conflict Transformation (Part II)

This is the second post of our Toward a Spirituality of Conflict series.  Do not forget to take a look at Part I.  If you are finding this series valuable, we would

Toward a Spirituality of Conflict Transformation (Part I)

Over the years, I have sensed a profound need for the development of a spirituality of conflict transformation within the peacebuilding community generally and within the Mennonite peacebuilding community specifically.

How is God Speaking to Us Today?

  6.10.2016   Betty Pries   church   No comments

How do we hear God speaking to us today? And if we do hear a voice speaking, how do we know it is God? And…what do we make of what

Made in the Image of God: You, the Beloved of God

  6.05.2016   Betty Pries   church, Shame   No comments

This is the fifth post of a five-part series on shame. If you want to catch up click the links for the FIRST, SECOND, THIRD and FOURTH blogs. Make sure

Made in the Image of God: Transforming Our Shame

  28.04.2016   Betty Pries   church, Shame   No comments

This is the fourth post of a five-part series on shame. If you want to catch up click the links for the FIRST, SECOND and THIRD blogs. Make sure you