Happy Talk With The Rev. Stephanie Warfield

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Summary of November 24, 2013

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Dear Folks - 

If you were present this week in Ordinary Life, you know what a treat we had. The Rev. Stephanie Warfield from Seton Spirituality Center in Austin, Texas was our speaker. I do not yet have a text of her talk but the audio is posted on the Ordinary Life website.

By the way, the website is getting more functional each week. My intent is to post blogs and resources there. Check it out.

There were not many presentation slides from Stephanie's talk but they are also posted.

Near the end of her talk she shared with us a video that fit the content of what she offered. You can view that video by going to -

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pwe-pA6TaZk

I hope this holiday weekend is a good and safe time for you. I am so grateful for the opportunity to offer "life talks" in Ordinary Life and for those of you, both near and far, who take the time to be part of this journey. Thank you.

Below are links to the introduction I gave for Stephanie, the audio of her talk and the presentation slides she used.

Bill Kerley

To read the introduction click here  Download Warfield Introduction

To listen to the audio click here Download 11242013 - Mp3

To view the presentation slides click here  Download 11:24:13 - Happy Talk.key

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Don Thomas - Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance

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Summary of October 27, 2013

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Dear Folks -

In Ordinary Life this past week, we were privileged to have Dr. Don Thomas speak to us about his work with AIDS patients in Malawi. He spoke to us about the needs, services and impact of the work of GAIA - the Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance.

There is no text of the talk but we do have the audio of his talk, with Holly Hudley's introduction, and the slide presentation that illustrated what he had to say.

Don Thomas is an amazing human being. Ordinary Life has had an on-going connection with him and the work he does since we first met him in 2005. If you want to know more or make a direct contribution to the cause, go to www.thegaia.org 

You can access the slides and audio through the links below

Much love,

Bill Kerley

To listen to the audio of the talk click here Download 10272013 - Mp3

To download the presentation slides click here  Download MALAWI,__GAIA_and_the_Millennium_Development_Goals

 

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Paul Jones Lectures - Oct. 11-13, 2013

Dear Folks -

What you will find using the links below are the handouts and the audio files of the lectures Dr. Paul Jones gave as part of the Kerley Endowment lecture series. Paul is one of only two people, in my memory, who got a standing ovation at the end of his Sunday talk. If you have little time to listen to them all, start there.

The handouts are rich in content and worth printing out to have as you follow along listening to his lectures. Actually, they pretty much stand on their on.

I'm putting links to the lectures first and then the audio file.

 

Much love,

 

Bill Kerley

To download the first handout click here  Download 1. St. Paul's, No Meaning without Context #1

To download the second handout click here  Download 2. St. Paul's, The Twin Temptations #2

To download the third handout click here  Download 3. St. Paul's, Read the Bible Critically #3

To download the biblical literacy test click here  Download Bible Inventory Exam

To download the top ten reasons not to take the Bible literally click here  Download Top 10 Reasons NOT Literal

To download the fourth handout click here  Download 4. St. Paul's, The Miracles of Jesus #4

To download the article that was background for the Sunday lecture click here  Download St. Paul's, Sunday, Fact-Checking Faith

To download the audio of the Friday night lecture click here Download Friday Night Talk

To download the audio of the first talk on Saturday click here Download Saturday 1

To download the audio of the second talk on Saturday click here Download Saturday 2

To download the audio of the third talk on Saturday click here Download Saturday 3

To download the audio of the Sunday morning talk click here Download Sunday morning

 

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Susan Yarbrough

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Summary of September 22, 2013

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Dear Folks -

Wow! Our speaker this past week in Ordinary Life got a standing ovation. There is, at the moment, no text of Susan Yarbrough's outstanding talk. All can be found by using the links below.

Much love,

Bill Kerley

To read my remarks and the introduction of the speaker click here Download 8:22:13 - Text

To download the presentation slides click here  Download 9:22:13 - Susan Yarbrough

To download the audio click here Download 09222013

 

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