A Christian Church Uniting and Emerging Hampton Roads Co-sponsored Event

Jesus The Jewish Shaman: Exploring Jesus’
Spiritual Experience and its Implications for
Christian Discipleship

A one-day workshop with Michael Hardin, internationally known speaker, author, and Executive Director of Preaching Peace

Saturday, August 3, starting at 9 am Christian Church Uniting 6049 Indian River Road, Virginia Beach, VA

Michael HardinThis one day workshop will look at Jesus of Nazareth in light of studies in Jewish mysticism, shamanism, quantum theology and Native American spirituality. This is an interactive seminar consisting of instruction and practice. Led by Michael and Lorri Hardin, founders of Preaching Peace, the seminar will provide intellectual stimulation, spiritual encouragement and ethical vision for those seeking to follow Jesus in the 21st century. Following the workshop, Michael and Lorri will lead the Open Hearts & Thin Spaces worship gathering at Christian Church Uniting, incorporating practices discussed during the workshop.

Michael Hardin, internationally known speaker, is the Executive Director of Preaching Peace and holds an M.Div from North Park Seminary and is a PhD student at Charles Sturt University in Australia. He is the co-editor of Stricken by God? (Eerdmans), Peace Be With You (Cascadia), Compassionate Eschatology (Wipf & Stock) and author of the acclaimed The Jesus Driven Life (JDL Press), which has been compared to Bonheoffer’s Discipleship. Michael and Lorri are singer-songwriters and have enjoyed over a decade of training at The Tracker School in wilderness awareness and survival. Their website www.preachingpeace.org has served pastors and laity for over 10 years.

9am-Noon: Workshop, Part I
Noon-1pm: Catered Lunch ($11: sandwich, side, chips, and beverage)
1pm-3pm: Workshop, Part II

Optional Extended Program:
5:30pm – 7:30pm: Open Heart & Thin Spaces Worship Gathering (Optional event)
5:30pm – 6:30pm: Potluck Feast of Thanksgiving and Communion
6:30pm – 7:30pm: Worship Led by Michael and Lorri Hardin
7:30pm – 8:15pm: Dessert and Discussion

To register for the workshop, please complete the accompanying registration form with a check to cover your catered lunch order and mail to the address listed on the form. We are not charging a participation fee. A free-will offering will be taken to support Preaching Peace. Questions can be addressed to Steve Hansen, steve.hansen@cox.net, or (757) 641-5770.