[Springboard] Springboard Study "Everything Must Change" -- Wiegel's would like to join back in

James Wiegel jfwiegel at yahoo.com
Fri Oct 16 08:55:39 CDT 2009

Sorry we are having schedule conflicts, plus we have gotten off the emails on this study.  What time next Tuesday?  What chapters??  Any notes sent round??

"The difference between what we do and what we are capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world's problems."  Mohandas Gandhi

Jim Wiegel
401 North Beverly Way, Tolleson, Arizona 85353-2401
+1  623-936-8671   +1  623-363-3277
jfwiegel at yahoo.com www.partnersinparticipation.com

From: Ellen & David Rebstock <grapevin2 at gmail.com>
To: Springboard Dialogue <springboard at wedgeblade.net>
Sent: Thu, September 24, 2009 10:45:38 PM
Subject: Re: [Springboard] New Springboard Study "Everything Must Change"

It went great.  Very easy to catch up.  Short chapters. We will do parts 2 and 3 next Tuesday.
Dave Rebstock

2009/9/23 James Wiegel <jfwiegel at yahoo.com>

>Sounds exciting.  How did the study go?  I would like to join.
>>Coincidence is the spiritual equivalent of a pun.  G. K. Chesterton
>>Jim Wiegel
>>401 North Beverly Way, Tolleson, Arizona 85353-2401
>>+1  623-936-8671   +1  623-363-3277
>jfwiegel at yahoo.com www.partnersinparticipation.com
>--- On Sat, 9/19/09, Ellen & David Rebstock <grapevin2 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>From: Ellen & David Rebstock <grapevin2 at gmail.com>
>>>>Subject: [Springboard] New Springboard Study "Everything Must Change"
>>To: "Springboard Dialogue" <springboard at wedgeblade.net>, "Order Ecumenical Community" <oe at wedgeblade.net>
>>>>Date: Saturday, September 19, 2009, 9:34 AM
>>This week Tuesday we are starting a book by Brian McLaren- "Everything Must Change -- Jesus, Global Crises, and a Revolution of Hope"  
>>McLaren says that Jesus message of hope is an invitation to both
>>personal and global transformation.  It is a radical challenge to the
>>underlying stories that drive our suicidal systems--social, economic,
>>and political.  It invites us to imagine what would happen:
>>-  If people of faith moved beyond political polarization and a few hot-button issues to the deeper questions nobody is asking.
>>-  If the world's leading nations spent less on weapons and more on peace-making,, poverty-alleviation, and creation-care   
>>-  If a renewed understanding of Jesus and his message sparked a
>>profound spiritual awakening in a global movement of faith, hope, and
>>This is not a "What would Jesus do" book but rather a
>>spiritual book offering up a fresh vision of what it means to be a
>>person of faith.
>>Bill Bailey said after reading the first part of
>>the book that "It sends us back to the things we were discussing in the
>>late sixties and early seventies in the Ecumentical Institute."  
>>>>it encourages us to reflect on where we and the world have come to since that time.
>>book has 34 short chapters in 8 Parts. We will discuss the Introduction
>>and Part 1 on Tuesday September 22 at 5pm Pacific Daylight time.
>>Because the chapters are short we will try to do two parts a week after
>>that and maybe one part a week toward the end.    
>>You can log in to the
>>conference call by dialing 269-320-8400 and entering the access code 881373#
>>Dave Rebstock
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