Posts Tagged "conversation"


Disagreeing Well (interview)


Posted By on Oct 19, 2019

Pastor Bo was featured on the front page of our denomination’s website for this interview on their podcast. The topic was disagreeing well and how interactive church helps us practice a kind of listening that heals our culture of conflict. http://www.umc.org/what-we-believe/disagreeing-well-get-your-spirit-in-shape Listen (or watch the YouTube) and let us know what you thought   

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Bad Bible Reading


Posted By on Jul 18, 2019

Here are two videos from this past weekend. The first is Sara at the table.  ‘At The Table’ is a weekly event during our gatherings where people can come and talk to us about something that they are passionate about. The second video is the sermon about ‘bad reading of the Bible’ especially as they relate to God and hell. We used Matthew 10:26-31 and the parallel passage in Luke 12. Below is the YouTube link to...

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Emergent Spirituality


Posted By on May 16, 2019

https://vermonthillsumc.org/podcast-player/3318/emergent-spirituality.mp3Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 00:17:15Subscribe: iTunesThis is the first in a 3-part series on the topic of ’emergent faith’. Pastor Bo utilizes 2 reviews of the book, “Emergent Strategy”   The first review can be read here: https://www.colorlines.com/articles/three-lessons-adrienne-maree-browns-emergent-strategy The second can be read...

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https://vermonthillsumc.org/podcast-player/2223/uncontrolling-conversation-w-oord.mp3Download file | Play in new window | Duration: 00:25:41Subscribe: iTunes  A couple of months ago we hosted a 2-night event to celebrate the book-launch for “Uncontrolling Love”. Night 1 was a conversation between Pastor Bo and the author Thomas Jay Oord.  Part 2 (tomorrow) will bring in some of the other contributing authors. If you...

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Why Do Church This Way?

Why Do Church This Way?


Posted By on Apr 6, 2018

Culture is always changing. Life changes. The way we do church is changing as well. For more: Interactive Church [link]  We are working on something called  interactive church or conversational community. A little history about different ways the church has looked in different eras: During the middle-ages it was primarily through sacrament. 500 years ago the Protestant Reformation made it more about preaching. Lately, music has become...

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