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Calling All Dwellers in the Word!

You’ve learned to Dwell in the Word. You’ve been practicing this spiritual habit for awhile with your group. What are you noticing? Please share a few words with us – just an adjective or two – a sentence or two – or even a whole story! Do it by responding to this post or by […]

During the International festival in June, we’ll offer panels

International Dwelling in the Word Festival June 14-16, 2013 http://www.churchinnovations.org/02_missional/2013_dwelling_festival.html On Saturday, June 15, at 10 AM and 2 PM, we plan to offer a choice of panels for participants to attend and contribute to. Here are some of those panels: Dwelling in the Word in conflicted situations Dwelling in the Word with children Dwelling […]

Hear church leaders talk about how Dwelling in the Word helps them

Click these links for videos! Pastor Theo Marais on how Dwelling impacts his church board and all the other groups in his congregation:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QaYQtn6xxxA&feature=endscreen&NR=1 Pastor Hannes Theron on how Dwelling has helped his congregation rediscover the Bibile as a book where we meet God:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WKJCA8t2Dic Pator Carol Cloete Predt on how the deep listening that […]

Come to the Dwelling in the Word Event near you!

Click here to receive a personal invitation from Dr. Pat Taylor Ellison to the upcoming nearby Dwelling in the Word Learning Event. Dwelling in the Word Learning Event Invitation 12 oct 16 Here is another video that testifies to the power of Dwelling in the Word, from a pastor who has developed this practice over […]

June 2013 International Dwelling in the Word Festival takes shape

Our dream International Dwelling Festival is beginning to take shape.  Here’s what we’re hoping for: Friday, 6/14/13   possible host: Wayzata Community Church 4 PM   Registration 5:00    Introductory Dwelling 5:30    Barbeque 6:30    The Rev. Dr. David Tiede opens the festival 7:00    Kansas City Lutheran Youth Coalition Worship Saturday, 6/15/13    possible host: Mt. Olivet Church, Plymouth 9 […]

greetings from the Dwellers in the Word in Madison, WI September 15, 2012

Dwelling in Madison, WI

People listened deeply to Luke 10 and to one another last Saturday at Bethel Lutheran Church in Madison, WI.  Steps from the state capitol and the University of Wisconsin, 40 people used a beautiful September Saturday to practice this basic habit of Dwelling in the Word and with one another. Two comments from attendees about what […]

Coming event: Oregon! with Pat Keifert!

Have a look at the poster for the October 5-6 weekend coming up! Dwelling in the Word Westside[1]

International Dwelling in the Word Festival

Twin Cities, Minnesota June 14-16, 2013 Come for Friday night supper, Dwelling in the Word, and the opening conversation at one local church; come Saturday for Dwelling, speakers, and conversation from all over the world at another local church (lunch and dinner included); and come to worship, Dwell, and eat lunch at another local church […]