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Here's our wrap up of the first two days of General Convention. In this episode, marriage equality, responses to the ruling from the Supreme of the United States of America, discussion on proposed marriage amendments, Task Force for Reimagining the Episcopal Church, divesting from fossil fuel companies with TEC money, evangelism and digital evangelism, and a special easter egg surprise ending you won't want to miss. Follow all our GC78 coverage on Twitter @priestpulse

Direct download: General_Convention_Days_1_and_2_Wrap.mp3
Category:religion -- posted at: 5:44pm EST
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An interview with previous YASC'ers. The Young Adult Service Corps 

The Young Adult Service Corps brings young adults into the life of the worldwide Anglican Communion and into the daily work of a local community.  At the same time, it brings the gifts and resources of the church into the lives of young adults as they explore their own faith journeys.

http://www.episcopalchurch.org/page/young-adult-service-corps

 

Direct download: Short_-_Young_Adult_Service_Corps.mp3
Category:religion -- posted at: 2:03am EST
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The Revs. Scott Gunn, Matt Marino, and Keith Voets join Ben and Colin on this pre-Convention episode. We rap our way through the blogosphere and consider important issues coming to the 78th General Convention of the Episcopal Church such as marriage equality, revisions to the canons and Prayer Book, the election of the next Presiding Bishop, the Task Force for Reimagining the Episcopal Church, and more.

www.7wd.org

www.thegospelside.com

http://theyoungcurmudgeonpriest.blogspot.com/

Direct download: Kicking_the_Blue_Book_Blues_Part_2_-.mp3
Category:religion -- posted at: 2:10am EST
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Do you have the Blue Book Blues? Not a clue what the blue book is? Wondering how the General Convention of the Episcopal Church works? The Priest Pulse media coverage of the 78th General Convention begins with this pre-Convention prep episode featuring Sr. Elizabeth Marguerite, chair of the deputation from the Diocese of Michigan. Be sure to check out Part 2 featuring the Revs. Scott Gunn, Matt Marino, and Keith Voets along with Fr. Ben and Fr. Colin.

Direct download: Kicking_the_Blue_Book_Blues_Part_1_-.mp3
Category:religion -- posted at: 6:22pm EST
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In this very special documentary, Fr. Ben follows the story of Anamchara Fellowship, a new monastic order in the Episcopal Church. The Anamchara Fellowship is a religious order in the tradition of celtic spirituality. This documentary brings listeners into the Annual Gathering of this order, listens in on their rituals, hears their music, and gets to know its members.

This is the entire documentary in one file.

Original music in this podcast performed by:

Br. Christopher 

Br. Kevin Colum

Sr. Elizabeth Margarite

Original composition of the Anamchara Fellowship prayer composed by Dr. David Park.

Direct download: The_Tribe_of_the_Wild_Goose.mp3
Category:religion -- posted at: 9:36am EST
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Fr. Ben and Intern Lizzie discuss the exciting new Indiegogo fundraising campaign and all the incredible perk packages you can get through backing.

Our Campaign:

http://bit.ly/1BEPjDG

Direct download: Indiegogo1.mp3
Category:religion -- posted at: 10:46pm EST
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Two atheists join us on this episode to discuss their perspectives and experiences as Millenial generation "nones" - the religiously unnafiliated. Colin and Ben discuss the Pew Religious Landscape Study, decline in Christianity, and what - if any - good news we have for those who don't believe.

Also featured in this episode is music from Abandon Kansas and Awaking Mercury.

http://badchristian-2.myshopify.com/collections/abandon-kansas

Direct download: Atheism_and_the_Gospel.mp3
Category:religion -- posted at: 9:53pm EST
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Priest Pulse and the Farsighted Podcast team up with Awaking Mercury to discuss music, art, and pop-culture from a faith perspective. Recorded live at the Awaking Mercury studio in Birdsboro, PA, this episode features live music from Luke Eccles. This is part 1 of a two part episode, the second half being found on the Farsighted podcast. The Farsighted can be found at the links below.

http://farsightedblog.com/

http://www.awakingmercury.com/

https://www.facebook.com/thefarsighted

Twitter:

@TheFarsighted

@thepaintedman

@awakingmercury

Direct download: The_Big_Picture_Part_1.mp3
Category:religion -- posted at: 4:18pm EST
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Ben and Colin interview Lutheran pastor Keith Anderson about his new book The Digital Cathedral: Networked Ministry in a Wireless World. Pastor Keith is co-author of Click2Save: the Digital Ministry Bible with Elizabeth Drescher, and editor of the Narthex. We discuss the impact of social media and the internet on congregational life, ministry, evangelism, pastoral care, and spirituality.

www.pastorkeithanderson.net

https://medium.com/the-narthex

 

Special thanks to audio tech Jenny Hack for recording and editing this episode.

Direct download: The_Digital_Church.m4a
Category:religion -- posted at: 10:43am EST
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A short Good Friday message of encouragement from Fr. Ben on this most sacred day.

Direct download: Good_Friday_message.m4a
Category:religion -- posted at: 2:34pm EST
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