The peace movement called Women of Liberia Mass Action for Peace led to the election of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf in 2005, making Liberia the first African nation with a female president. To learn how your faith community can screen this extraordinary film, click here.
The Auburn Coaching Institute has helped hundreds of church leaders thrive in their ministries and strengthens church leaders in the ways they need the most: organizational leadership, personal resilience, and vocational discernment. Click here to learn more about Auburn’s coaching.
As Jews around the world prepare to celebrate the start of the New Year, Rosh Hashanah, let this documentary that tells the story of Lior, a Jewish boy with Down Syndrome preparing for his Bar Mitzvah, be a resource to youth as well as adults in your community by clicking here.
A 2012 Sundance Film Festival Nominee, this documentary explores the personal story of Bishop Gene Robinson, the first openly gay Bishop in Christendom. Learn more about the film by visiting the “Love, Free or Die” Web site by clicking here. This film is directed by Macky Alston, Senior Director of Auburn Media. Go to the Love Free or Die Web site by clicking here. To learn more about Auburn Media click here and to learn more about Auburn’s commitment to troubling the waters and healing the world click here.
Coming out as a lesbian was the beginning of a new-found commitment to Christianity for the filmmaker of the documentary Fish out of Water. This documentary exploresthe way the Bible is used to both condemn and affirm lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. Click here to learn more about this powerful documentary to bring to your community.
Auburn Executive Vice President Rev. Dr. John Vaughn testifies at a senate hearing about ten landmark bills that address child and adult sex trafficking in Washington State. Join the Groundswell of support to protect children from sex trafficking by clicking here. Learn more about calling on Village Voice Media to permanently shut down Backpage.com’s Adult section by clicking here.
Muslim activist Irshad Manji goes on a questioning journey of her faith in Allah and her passion for freedom. In this season of Ramadan, let this documentary be a resource to your community in multifaith understanding. Click here to learn more about the documentary Faith Without Fear.
The Auburn Coaching Institute has helped hundreds of church leaders thrive in their ministries and strengthens church leaders in the ways they need the most: organizational leadership, personal resilience, and vocational discernment.Click hereto learn more about Auburn’s coaching and find the program that is right for you.
Groundswell, a new multifaith movement for justice and social action, launched on Tuesday, September 6, 2011 with the panel, “Out of the Shadows of 9/11: Millennials, Moral Vision, and the Global Groundswell." Live streamed from The Jerome L. Greene Performance Space at WNYC, Auburn hosted the discussion as a 2011 Jack and Lewis Rudin Lecture. “Out of the Shadows of 9/11: Millennials, Moral Vision, and the Global Groundswell" featured four visionary thought leaders: Valarie Kaur, Director of Groundswell and award-winning filmmaker (Divided We Fall, 2008); Ari Wallach, Co-founder, The Great Schlep, and social innovation expert; Beth Zemsky, organizational consultant and social change strategy expert; and Hussein Rashid, Professor of Religion at Hofstra University and Associate Editor at Religion Dispatches and was hosted by The Rev. Dr. Katharine Rhodes Henderson, President, Auburn Seminary. Learn how you can join the Groundswell by clicking here. Learn more about Auburn's commitment to troubling the waters and healing the world by clicking here.
On March 29, faith leaders including The Rev. Dr. Katharine Henderson and Valarie Kaur, Director of Groundswell, gathered in New York City to hand-deliver nearly 250,000 petition signatures demanding that Village Voice Media cease running advertisements in the Adult section of its Web site Backpage.com that others have used to sell and buy minors for sex. Join the Groundswell of Responsibility campaign by clicking here.
At the Peace Is Possible event on November 7th Auburn celebrated the 11th anniversary of Face to Face|Faith to Faith with compelling conversation among millennial leaders and participants from the Middle East, Northern Ireland, South Africa and the United States. Click here to watch more from Peace Is Possible 2011. Learn more about Face to Face and how it brings young leaders of divergent faiths together to bridge religious divides by clicking here.