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Psychology for Ministry: Ritual in Spiritual Practice with Laird Edman

Psychology for Ministry: Ritual in Spiritual Practice with Laird Edman

Ritual does the important work of binding us together with other people… Ritual helps us engage in synchronous behavior with other people. We recognize our kin because they act like us. A group of people who are all standing and sitting and chanting the same way are activating their kin recognition circuits. Unconsciously, they think, “These people are my family.” If we want to help a congregation feel like family, ritual is one of the biggest ways.

Psychology for Ministry: Embodying Community with Mark McMinn

Psychology for Ministry: Embodying Community with Mark McMinn

Today, we’re launching our psychology for ministry series in partnership with Blueprint 1543. We start with a conversation with a psychologist who has spent nearly four decades building bridges between science and the church. Mark McMinn, recently retired from George Fox University, has worked assessing ministry practices and spiritual formation.

How can our team help your church engage science?

Science for the Church

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Chico, CA 95928

 

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Science for the Church

280 Chico Canyon Rd.

Chico, CA 95928

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