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How to Tell You’re Telling a Good Story

How to Tell
You’re
Telling a
Good Story  

By Cristina Spataro I have always been a storyteller. As a child, I concocted tale after tale with my friends about our favorite protagonist “Barbie”, envisioning the lives we wanted when we grew up.  As an adult, working as a therapist with clients in crisis, I have used storytelling and role playing as a means for patients to work through difficulties and see dif...

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Moving from My Story to the Redemption Story

Moving
from
My Story

to the
Redemption
Story

By Gail Russell Buffalo Through research doing critical discourse analysis and narrative research in education, I have learned that narrators instinctively seek moral authority. We are driven by the goal of making ourselves “come out good” in the end. Gotham, though it concluded for me three months ago, is still teaching me how to resist this common narrator’s imp...

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Important News from the Center for Faith & Work

Important
News

from the
Center for
Faith & Work 

The Center for Faith & Work (CFW) is pleased to announce the newest phase of its fifteen-year history as its staff joins Redeemer City to City (CTC) and continues to serve the Redeemer churches and New York City, while over time broadening its reach to global cities. “Redeemer is changing with CFW because Redeemer is now not one church, it’s a family of three church...

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An Evening with Marilynne Robinson

An Evening
with
Marilynne
Robinson

CFW is excited to announce pre-sale tickets are now on sale for an evening with Pulitzer Prize winning author Marilynne Robinson (Gilead, Home, Lila, and Housekeeping), the recipient of CFW’s inaugural Commission of Faith & Work. On February 21, 2018, hear this luminary author read from and speak about her forthcoming work, What Are We Doing Here?, a collection of essay...

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City Lab

City Lab

Faith & Work: From Vision to Implementation Many of our congregants struggle to connect worship on Sunday with workplace realities on Monday. As pastoral leaders, how do we help disciples see how their faith and work intersect? The Center for Faith & Work (CFW) is excited to partner with Redeemer City to City to deliver this year’s City Lab series, &ldquo...

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The Soul of Work: Presence

David H.
Kim:
The
Soul of
Work:
Presence

The soul houses how and why we do what we do. It’s the epicenter of reform, continually seeking to mend what’s broken, always driving towards the unseen. David H. Kim investigates what it means to work form the soul, to add depth, thoughtfulness, and passion to our most basic skills and loftiest goals.

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