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Living the good life—now

This interview with Kevin Graunke, CSB, by Audio Assistant Patrick Harber is an adaptation from Sentinel  Watch, a weekly podcast of the Christian Science Sentinel.  Once a month, listeners send in their questions on a specific topic.

Mary Baker Eddy’s calling—and our own

Have you ever thought of Mary Baker Eddy, the Discoverer and Founder of Christian Science, as having a calling from God? She discovered, demonstrated, and articulated the scientific laws of Christian healing that enable anyone to heal by the means with which Christ Jesus healed. Did she have a sense of being called by God to make that remarkable, revolutionary discovery and to found a religious movement and denomination based on that discovery? I spoke with Michael Hamilton, Executive Director of The Mary Baker Eddy Library, and Judy Huenneke, the Library’s Senior Research Archivist, to try to understand this more deeply, and what it means for us today.

How can I understand ‘the scientific statement of being’ better?

In Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures,  Mary Baker Eddy poses the question “What is the scientific statement of being?” and provides this answer: “There is no life, truth, intelligence, nor substance in matter. All is infinite Mind and its infinite manifestation, for God is All-in-all.

A deeper look at ‘the scientific statement of being’

In Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures,  Mary Baker Eddy poses the question, “What is the scientific statement of being?” and provides this answer: “There is no life, truth, intelligence, nor substance in matter. All is infinite Mind and its infinite manifestation, for God is All-in-all.

Christian Science organizations on college campuses—what’s the good news?

Chris Sheasley is coordinator of The Mother Church’s CSO support team and specifically focuses on campuses in the USA. In this interview, he shares a little bit about what CSOs are doing these days, and helps to address some common concerns and obstacles to CSO participation, shedding light on how students can get involved.

Progress for The Herald of Christian Science

This interview is adapted from a podcast of the Christian Science Sentinel.  Kim Crooks Korinek, Associate Editor of The Christian Science Journal, Sentinel,  and Herald  magazines, talks with Christian Harder and Ana Paula Carrubba, Issue Developers for the Herald.

‘Christian Science Nurse’—a By-Law for us all

As Manager of Christian Science Nursing Activities for The Mother Church, Bonnie Castroman—a Christian Science nurse herself—regularly communicates with those involved with Christian Science nursing around the world. She supports them in their challenges and rejoices with them in their progress and victories, all the while cherishing a deep love for this healing activity.

Why does the world need Christian Science Reading Rooms?

Lynn Bingham works at The Mother Church in Boston as Reading Room Ambassador. The following interview covers both familiar and fresh ground, in terms of Reading Rooms and how vital they are for communities all over the world.

Seeing and healing from God’s point of view

Connie Coddington, Manager of Christian Science Practitioner Activities for The Mother Church, recently interviewed Elizabeth Trevithick, a Journal-listed Christian Science practitioner, on what a seeker for healing might expect when first contacting a practitioner. divider What is a Christian Science practitioner? Can you explain some of what you do as a practitioner? First off, Christian Science treatment is not a talking cure.

Healing answers to violence

The following is adapted from “Record of Truth,” a Journal  podcast. Sharing their insights are Janet Horton, a retired Army chaplain; Diane Marrapodi, a Christian Science practitioner and teacher, and currently also the Second Reader for The Mother Church in Boston; and Mark Sappenfield, who was the National News Editor for The Christian Science Monitor  at the time of this interview, but has since been appointed as the Monitor ’s new Editor.