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Ep 65: Intermittent Fasting as a Physical, Mental, and Spiritual Practice

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Intermittent Fasting (IF) has become quite the hot health and weight loss topic lately—with good reason.  In her sermon on May 3, Susan Wenner Jackson shared what she’s discovered about the physical, mental, and spiritual benefits of fasting over the past year.

WARNING: The information presented in this podcast represents the views, opinions, and experiences of the author only, and does not constitute medical advice.  Please consult your doctor before beginning any fasting program.  Please also note that the contents of the podcast may have a triggering effect on those suffering from an eating disorder, OCD, or general anxiety.

Ep 63: Be A Supervillain!

Sure, everyone looks up to the superheroes. But on Sunday, March 1st, Jeff Chambers argued that there are actually some compelling reasons to consider the other side of the coin in our everyday lives.

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Ep. 60: Context Collapse: On Disagreement, Fatigue, and Generosity in 2020

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We all perform different versions of our self: Our work self, our family self, our “old friends” self. But what happens when those different versions blur together? On Sunday, January 19 Tim Lockridge  examined how we perform our identities and asked how we can navigate a potentially contentious 2020 in which friends, families, careers, and politics might be a source of friction and fatigue.

Ep. 59: Pop Culture Ethics

At our first Sunday service of 2020, Rob Rogan discusses the impact of pop culture on our ethics, and how we reconcile concepts like Consequentalism and “Moralism”.   Points are illustrated by examples ranging from Spock, to Batman, to Private Ryan and “Outbreak.”

Ep. 58: Four Days With Kenny Tedford

A special guest from Tennessee joined us to deliver the sermon on Sunday, December 1st. Mr. Kenny Tedford was born with brain damage that left him with a learning disability, deafness in both ears, blindness in one eye, partial paralysis on his left side, and difficulty speaking until the age of ten. Mocked as the “retarded” kid in school, Kenny’s life could easily have been a sullen tale of victimhood. And yet, he’s one of the most inspiring people you’ll ever meet.

Mr. Tedford shared portions of his life story that uniquely illustrate Harmony’s principles of valuing the worth and dignity of every person, treating all people fairly and kindly, and accepting one another.

Mr. Tedford is the co-author and subject of a new book by Harmony member, Paul Smith, titled Four Days with Kenny Tedford.

 

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