Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Prayer is... (fill in the blank)

I feel drawn to learn how to pray for organizations. One place I want to start is deepening my understanding of what prayer is. In a broad sense, I understand prayer as conversation with the sacred. But, I want to get to know more creative and personal images of prayer. So, here is my request and challenge to you. Fill in the blank, in one sentence or less: For me, prayer is _____: To get us started, I put some statements about prayer in this video.

Friday, August 15, 2008

Glimpses of City House

Stories of spiritual companionship with people who are homeless, coming out of prison, and those in recovery. City House, a nonprpofit organization in Minnesota, coordinates this work.

Sunday, August 10, 2008

Bike Race Melodrama

People from my block got together to make this video for a 24-Hour film contest.
Windows Media Version of this video

Thursday, August 07, 2008

Direct Action: Theater in the Workhouse

This is a documentary about a prison theater program in the Ramsey County Correctional Facility. You can learn more about the program here:

Quicktime version of this video

Monday, August 04, 2008

Its Not Unusual (To be cared for by Jesus)

What happens when Jesus takes care of a 2 year-old boy for a day. Windows Media version of this video

Friday, August 01, 2008

Kids in the Courtyard: Theater Across Cultures

A short documentary about children from many cultures doing a performance workshop. The workshop was taught by Heidi Arneson.
Windows Media version of this video