We believe the Church is alive, and we're keeping our finger on the pulse. Priest Pulse hosted by Father Benjamin Gildas and Fr. Colin Chapman looks at relevant issues in the Episcopal Church and around the world with prayer, humor, and thoughtfulness.

Bonus holiday episode! We come at you once again LIVE from the Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania clergy conference in Cape May, New Jersey! Byron Borger, owner of Hearts and Minds Bookstore in Dallastown, Pennsylvania, joins us. Suggested talking points: why books matter, Amazon is evil, shop local, John Calvin, Calvin and Hobbes, the reformation, using tech wisely with children and youth, and more.

https://www.heartsandmindsbooks.com/

 

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We believe the Church is alive and we're keeping our finger on the pulse by coming to you LIVE from the Virginia Theological Seminary 1823 Pub and Cafe. Joining us is the Very Rev. Ian S. Markham, Dean and President of VTS. In the interview we discuss the future of the Episcopal Church, myth of church decline, shaping new leadership for the 21st century, President Donald Trump's announcement of moving the US embassy to Jerusalem, his background with the Plymouth Brethren, and more. Sarah Stonesifer, Digital Missioner at the Center for Ministry and Teaching, joins them for a roundtable on the unique 21st century challenges facing Episcopal Church leadership. 

What would a Priest Pulse live episode be without games? We play Seminary Trivia, Punching Heretics, and last but not least, its the great return of Marry Martyr Monastery. 

Episode produced by Sarah Stonesifer and Fr. Benjamin Gildas. Huge thanks to Virginia Theological Seminary, Dean Markham, the 1823 Pub and Cafe, and Rick Bauer.

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https://www.vts.edu/page/Center-for-the-Ministry-of-Teaching

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Put your whole self into the newest episode feat. Hillary Raining and Scott Stoner. Hillary Raining is author of Joy in Confession: Reclaiming the Sacrament of Reconciliation from Forward Movement. We discuss finding healing and peace, as well as forgiveness and reconciliation. We also discuss the #metoo moment and forgiveness in the context of sexual assault.

Scott Stoner is Executive Director of Living Compass, a wellness ministry dedicated to making congregation centers of whole-self wellness. 

https://www.forwardmovement.org/Products/2455/joy-in-confession.aspx

https://www.livingcompass.org

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