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Sacraments & Liturgy

Sacraments & Liturgy An Introduction At the heart of Christian community and identity is the worship of God. It is a reminder that we are not at the center of the universe, nor the source of all meaning and values. It is the recognition that we are dependent creatures, and that there is a Creator who shapes the purpose of …

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Leadership

LEADERSHIP AN INTRODUCTION You are a leader. If you have influence in someone else’s life, you are a leader. Human society is built on relationships of leading and following, from families to education to business to health professions to police and military to government. Being led is a way of life for us from our earlies recollections: we are walked …

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RCA Government & Standards

RCA GOVERNMENT & STANDARDS COURSE AN INTRODUCTION Although we believe ourselves to be creatures with free wills to act randomly and choose something new each moment, we actually live habitually, repeating the same actions over and over and over. We tend to get up at the same time each morning, eat from a rather limited menu that we have self-selected …

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New Testament

AN INTRODUCTION All humans are religious, but we are not all religious in the same way. For some, “religion” stands in opposition to “reason,” and anything not measurable by science is either misleading or irrelevant. For others, the powers of life displayed throughout our world, coupled with the changes that take place over time, lead them to find meaning and …