January 19: Creating a Family Faith Legacy
Speaker: Dr. Richard Johnson. Psychologist nationally recognized for his pioneering work in Adult Faith Formation, and Inner Healing, author of many books and articles all focused upon God’s grace in our maturing (illumination) years.
Learn a simple and easy way to write or record your faith autobiography. Every life story needs to be told. Every life deserves an autobiography, including your own! Your story has all the components of a “spiritual bestseller.” Your life unveils the redemptive work of God’s grace.
January 26: All About Hinduism
Speaker: Jack Sisk. Jack Sisk is the founder and executive director of The Living Insights Center, which is a universal religious and spiritual center located in Clayton. The Center honors and nurtures the beliefs of each individual, and promotes understanding and appreciation of all religions. Jack’s also very involved in interfaith activities in the region, representing both Living Insights and The Hindu Temple. He’s the first Hindu representative on the Board of The Interfaith Partnership of Greater St. Louis. Before devoting himself to spiritual matters, Jack graduated from Burroughs and Yale University, was a member of Senator Tom Eagleton’s staff, and then was a corporate attorney for 23 years, including serving as General Counsel for Barnes Hospital, where he played an instrumental role in the creation of BJC HealthCare.
Hinduism is the world’s oldest religion, according to many scholars, with roots and customs dating back more than 4,000 years. Today, with about 900 million followers, Hinduism is the third-largest religion behind Christianity and Islam. Roughly 95 percent of the world’s Hindus live in India. Because the religion has no specific founder, it’s difficult to trace its origins and history. Hinduism is unique in that it’s not a single religion but a compilation of many traditions and philosophies.