In November of 2020, Pastor Brad was invited by the Great Plains Conference to go through some training in how to address difficult subjects in the church. The training was led by Dr. Leah Schade, seminary professor and author of the book “Preaching in the Purple Zone: Ministry in the Red-Blue Divide.” Within the training, Dr. Schade invited each Pastor to pick a topic from a set of discussion guides to use in our church. The idea of Dr. Schade’s system is for the pastor to pick a topic, preach a sermon to introduce the topic, and then gather those interested in the topic to come together for a time of deliberative dialogue. On Sunday, January 17, Pastor Brad will be preaching the message about our topic so be sure to attend church or worship online with us via our website. Then, an online deliberative dialogue is planned for Monday, January 18 at 6:30 pm. The discussion guide topic will be “A House Divided: What Would We Have to Give Up to Get the Political System We Want?” The deliberative dialogue will take place over zoom. Please sign up here. The Zoom invite will be emailed to you the evening before the meeting.
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