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"Yeast Makes the Bread Rise" Presentation by Deb Coe

Deb Coe

Deb Coe

Yeast Makes the Bread Rise:  How the Great Banquet Renewal Movement Could Help Revitalize Mainline Congregations, by Deb Coe (Ph.D., Purdue, 2011).  Like its better-known cousins, Cursillo and Walk to Emmaus, the Great Banquet is a program designed to bring about personal and spiritual renewal.  Learn the intriguing findings from this in-depth study of two participating PC(USA) congregations.

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  1. Deborah, As a participant and leader in Great Banquet I thought the findings in your study were great. One important addition in the experience in my own Great Banquet was the importance of diversity (racial, age, denomination) that led to true healing and bonding. There are a network of churches that support the Great Banquet Community in Indianapolis and I would submit that the Diversity is perhaps the most important part.

    by Kevin

    March 14, 2014

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