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#61 The Genius Loci, Part 1

By Ben Katt - Pastor, Community Developer & Social Entrepreneur

We often use the word "genius" to describe people, but in Roman culture "genius" described places. In this episode of RePlacing Church, I introduce the concept of the Genius Loci and talk about why it matters for church and mission by exploring the writings of Thomas Moore, activist/theologian Ched Meyers' "Watershed Discipleship," and the late Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah." *Get your free RePlacing Church Resource List, a guide to being and becoming the church in the neighborhood. Are you creating or leading a neighborhood expression of church? Join the Thresholds Cohort: Chilliwack, a six-month learning community to support you with insight, direction, and support for the journey, facilitated by Ben Katt and Christiana Rice. Starts in April! More information available at thresholdscommunity.org/ChilliwackCohort Sign up for the Inhabit Conference (April 28-29, Seattle) today and get the Super Early Bird Special. SUBSCRIBE, RATE, and REVIEW the RePlacing Church Podcast on iTunes, or listen on Stitcher, Google Play, or Podbean. Sign up for RePlacing Church updates at www.replacingchurch.org. Like on Facebook, Follow on Instagram. Episode Song Credits: "Another Wrong to Right" and "You Won't Walk Alone" by Mercir. "Closed" by Zadok Wartes. Used with Permission. Production Assistance by Nate Tubbs.

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