Resource-based links

Beliefnet

Our mission is to help people like you find, and walk, a spiritual path that will bring comfort, hope, clarity, strength, and happiness. Whether you’re exploring your own faith or other spiritual traditions, we provide you inspiring devotional tools, access to the best spiritual teachers and clergy in the world, thought-provoking commentary, and a supportive community.

Explore Faith

We are a community of faith dedicated to sharing our beliefs and experiences with anyone seeking answers to spiritual questions. Launched in 1999, explorefaith.org is a non-profit organization with a growing list of Partner Churches that support its mission and development. Explorefaith.org and its associates are deeply committed to ongoing spiritual formation for people of all ages and all backgrounds, living in countries around the world.

Living the Questions

Living the Questions is a source of curriculum and media for both seekers and “church alumni/ae” convinced that Christianity still has relevance in the 21st Century. Providing a variety of flexible resources, Living the Questions can help people explore the future of Christianity and what a meaningful faith can look like in today’s world.

Permission to Speak

Permission to Speak is a ministry developed by an ordained Methodist Church minister, Rev. John Churcher. John values the past as important in understanding the present, but is more concerned with Truth than with tradition. Jesus of Nazareth is his Gateway to the God-experience and he respects all who have found other Gateways.

Rex A E Hunt sermons, liturgies, prayers and articles

Rex A E Hunt is a progressive ‘religious naturalist’, liturgist, and social ecologist.  Nearly 40 years ordained, first as a Presbyterian, he is today a retired minister of the Uniting Church in Australia, where his last placement was at The Church of St James in Canberra, ACT - Canberra being Australia’s capital city.  He is the Founding Director of The Centre for Progressive Religious Thought in Australia, and is the Chair of The Common Dreams Conference for Progressive Religion in Australia and New Zealand.

The Snowstar Institute

The SnowStar Institute of Religion offers an open and honest atmosphere where radical religious questioning can be pursued freely and without fear. SnowStar promotes religious literacy and tolerance, helps individuals and communities find solidarity, and provides access to liberal educational materials and events.

Wild Goose Resource Group

The Wild Goose Resource Group (WGRG) is a semi-autonomous project of the Iona Community. It consists of three resource workers - John Bell, Graham Maule and Jo Love. Based in Glasgow, the WGRG exists to enable and equip congregations and clergy in the shaping and creation of new forms of relevant, participative worship. This is our home page on the Iona Community site.

Wild Goose Resource Group

Over the last 30 years, the Wild Goose Resource Group (WGRG) have produced some of the most innovative resources for participative and relevant worship… songs, scripts, liturgies. They are pioneers in reclaiming a capella congregational singing and the introduction of songs from the world Church into UK church repertoires. This is their online Shop. It carries the widest available range of their publications, including such favourites as John L. Bell’s ‘10 Things they Never Told Me About Jesus’, ‘A Wee Worship Book’, the ‘Jesus & Peter’ dialogues and all the WGRG songbooks. Also free downloads, anthems, badges and Living The Questions DVD resources.

Worship Words

Worship Words provides resources that are intentionally inclusive, open-minded and of a Progressive Christian perspective.  Worship Words attempts to create a network of liturgists writing progressive resources.. The editor of Worship Words encourages the submission of original items.  Please use the submission form on the Worship Words website.  To contact the editor, Ana Gobledale, directly, write to worshipwordsmatter@gmail.com.