"The night is far spent,

the day is at hand..." (Rom. 13:12)

From International conference: "An unprecedented gathering to engage the hearts and minds of our community by highlighting the vision, science, and programs of early social, emotional, and cognitive learning."

InterSpiritual Day: April 15, 2008: Youth & Spiritual Connection: interreligious_day

The concluding session of Seeds of Compassion is a Youth and Spiritual Connection Dialogue. Global, national and local luminaries representing faiths from around the world will gather to discuss nurturing youth with spirituality. Register now Participants include:

• His Holiness the Dalai Lama, a simple Buddhist monk
•Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Episcopal Archbishop of South Africa and Nobel Peace Prize Recipient
• Dr. Ingrid Mattson, President of the Islamic Society of North America
• Rabbi David Rosen, Chairman of the International Jewish Committee on Interreligious Consultations
• Roshi Joan Halifax, Zen Buddhist Master and abbess of Upaya Zen Center
Rob Bell, emergent Christian leader, writer, and pastor of Mars Hill Bible Church in Grandville, Michigan
• Sister Joan Chittister, Benedictine Catholic nun, writer and teacher
• Pravrajika Vrajaprana, Hindu philosopher, writer, and teacher
Doug Pagitt, evangelical author, pastor of Solomon’s Porch in Minneapolis, emergent Christian leader
Episcopal Bishop Steven Charleston, President and Dean of Episcopal Divinity School and a Professor of Theology
• Linda Kavelin-Popov, co-founder of the Virtues Project
• Reverend Samuel Berry McKinney, civil rights leader and pastor emeritus of Mount Zion Baptist Church in Seattle
• Father William Treacy, Interfaith leader, founder of Camp Brotherhood
• Ahmed Tijani Ben Omar, Muslim scholar and spiritual leader
• Guru Singh, Sikh philosopher and spiritual leader
• Steven Shankman, the UNESCO Chair in Transcultural Studies, Interreligious Dialogue and Peace
Youth representatives from across Washington State

(re: "nurturing the youth with spirituality" see: spirituality-vs-religious)
Interreligious global church?

Check out that lineup. Buddhist, Episcopal, Islamic, Jewish, Zen Buddhist, Emergent, Catholic, Baptist, Sikh, UNESCO....anybody missing? Look closely....

"Nebuchadnezzar spoke and said unto them, Is it true, O Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego, do not ye serve my gods, nor worship the golden image which I have set up?"

".....be it known unto thee, O king, that we will not serve thy gods, nor worship the golden image which thou hast set up." (Dan. 3:14,18)

Wake up now! (Matt. 25:5-6)

See also: Beware

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