RHM Update: October 31, 2022

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Last Week’s Social Jesus Posts

Articles posted each week at https://www.patheos.com/blogs/socialjesus/


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Choosing the Common Good (Part 1 of 3)

“We miss a lot in this story if we don’t understand it in terms of how much Roman imperialism harmed the masses in Judea and southern Galilee.”



Choosing the Common Good (Part 2 of 3)

“We must read this week’s story within this context. This backdrop also gives new insights into the political, economic, and social meaning of the gospels.”



Choosing the Common Good (Part 3 of 3)

Our doing better is not an act of charity. It’s the work of reclaiming our own humanity through acknowledging, valuing, and honoring the humanity of others.




Recommended Reading for October

Jesus and Empire: The Kingdom of God and the New World Disorder

by Richard A. Horsley

Building on his earlier studies of Jesus, Galilee, and the social upheavals in Roman Palestine, Horsley focuses his attention on how Jesus’ proclamation of the kingdom of God relates to Roman and Herodian power politics. In addition he examines how modern ideologies relate to Jesus’ proclamation.

One of RHM’s favorites for 2022!







November 26, 2022

Good News Fellowship
(via Zoom)
Toronto, Ontario Canada

(Contact us Renewed Heart Ministries for Zoom link.)




Weekly Zoom HeartGroup on Wednesday Nights

“I’ve experienced paradigm shifts in my thinking that are transforming my spiritual journey.”

That’s what one participant recently wrote. Each Wednesday evening, Glendale City Church will be hosting a Zoom-HeartGroup led by Herb Montgomery.  Our discussion each week will focus on the content in Renewed Heart Ministries’ weekly eSight articles and the Jesus For Everyone podcast published each Friday.  The time of each Zoom session will be on Wednesdays at 7:00 p.m. Pacific/10:00 p.m. Eastern.

For more information and for the link to participate each week, contact RHM here.


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