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Monthly gatherings in Portland, Ore. discussing theology and it's implications for how we love our neighbor.

Public Theology Christ Church: Portland

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Monthly gatherings in Portland, Ore. discussing theology and it's implications for how we love our neighbor.

    Women, Leaders, and the Church

    Women, Leaders, and the Church

    When it comes to "the church" women are often kept silent or left behind. We think that's rubbish. So we're gonna talk about what was happening with and around Jesus when it came to women - and we're going to be joined by some very special guests. #WomenOfTheWorldTakeOver

    Episode 12: Fred Davie, Executive Vice President at Union Theological Seminary

    Episode 12: Fred Davie, Executive Vice President at Union Theological Seminary

    “Fred Davie is Executive Vice President at Union Theological Seminary in New York City. An ordained Presbyterian minister, Fred has lived out his vocation in the public square through a myriad of ways, including serving in faith based and community efforts with President Barack Obama and Mayor Bill DeBlasio. We sat down in his office at Union Seminary and talked about our work together with Union for Affirming Christians, as well as what resilience looks like amidst the resistance.”

    Episode 11: Truth, T-Shirts & Clarity: a conversation with George Mekhail

    Episode 11: Truth, T-Shirts & Clarity: a conversation with George Mekhail

    “This one is about truth and t—shirts — well at least the one George Mekhail showed up wearing this week. George Mekhail is co-founder and Executive Director of Church Clarity, a crowdsourced database that scores churches in order to create a new standard for clearly communicated LGBTQ and Women in leadership policies. He’s one of the best guys I know and I think you’ll dig this convo.”

    Public Theology 10- Suffer the Children (immigration)

    Public Theology 10- Suffer the Children (immigration)

    Families separated at the border. A raging debate about about what the Bible says about authorities and immigrants. Jesus said “suffer the children” but these days it feels like we are causing more suffering to children. What does the Bible say about God’s passion for immigrants and what is going on with US policy? Adam jumps right in here in Public Theology.

    The Bible Is Not the Word of God

    The Bible Is Not the Word of God

    The Bible is NOT the Word of God* - so how might we read this inspired, ancient library of books? How might we carry these stories, poems, songs, histories, and reports? It's a tricky business in the 21st century, but we're here for it

    Resistance & Resilience with Gregory McKelvey

    Resistance & Resilience with Gregory McKelvey

    A conversation about maintaining momentum in our activism with Adam and Gregory McKelvey of Portland's Resistance. Come share a beverage with us at 6 pm and join in the conversation.

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