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DR. MARC RIVERA

MINISTRY & COMMUNITY URBANOLOGIST

Dr. Rivera is a lifelong urban practitioner who is in his fifth decade of service to the church and broader community. Leveraging his years of boots on the ground experience coupled with earning seminary master and doctoral degrees in urban studies, Dr. Rivera is a valued and sought after leadership development resource to the church, corporate, and civic worlds.

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  • Writer's pictureMarc Rivera

Introduction:

Miracles have fascinated people for ages, challenging what we believe is possible and expanding our understanding of reality. In this podcast episode “Miracles: Exploring the Extraordinary”, we embark on a journey to explore miracles and their profound impact on our lives.


Unveiling the Many Faces of Miracles:

Miracles come in different forms, from significant events to subtle signs of hope. People across cultures and throughout history have celebrated these extraordinary occurrences, often attributing them to a higher power or cosmic forces. In this episode, we highlight and appreciate the miracles present in nature, which inspire us with their beauty and power.


Journeying through Miracles in Scripture:

We’ll also delve into miracles recorded in the Bible. We explore well-known stories like the parting of the Red Sea and the remarkable healings attributed to Jesus Christ and other spiritual leaders. These stories have shaped our understanding of miracles and continue to inspire faith and devotion.


Discovering Everyday Miracles:

While biblical miracles offer profound insights, we also acknowledge that miracles exist in our everyday lives. The natural world presents us with wonders, from stunning sunsets to the intricate workings of the human body. Through this perspective, we can recognize the miracles that surround us, inviting us to appreciate the extraordinary within the ordinary.


Do Miracles Inspire Wonder or Skepticism?

As we explore miracles, we encounter skepticism and debate. It's natural to question the authenticity of extraordinary events. Are there scientific explanations yet to be discovered? Could miracles be the result of unknown natural phenomena? Or are they merely a manifestation of our deep desire for something beyond the ordinary?


Conclusion:

As we conclude this adventure, we invite you to open your heart and mind to the miracles that surround us. Remember, miracles are not limited to extraordinary occurrences; they reside within the fabric of our existence, waiting to be discovered by those with eyes to see and hearts open to wonder.


Click the link below to listen to "Miracles: Exploring the Extraordinary" now!


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I'm excited to share with you the latest episode of my podcast, "Seek & Find with Dr. Marc Rivera." In this thought-provoking installment, we explore the tension between Jesus and politics.


Join me on this fascinating journey as we explore how Jesus' teachings on love, justice, and compassion intersect with the broader realm of politics, challenging conventional notions along the way. Through insightful discussions and deep biblical exploration, we uncover the transformative power of Jesus' message in addressing pressing contemporary issues such as inequality, poverty, human rights and more. Together, we'll unpack biblical teachings, dive into historical contexts, and navigate the challenges and opportunities that come with political engagement rooted in faith.


Don't miss out on this captivating episode! Head over to your preferred podcast platform or click play on the link below to listen.


Thank you for your continued support, and stay tuned for more insightful episodes on faith, life, and meaning.


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In this episode, I explore the topics of worship and praise, discussing their biblical definitions and evolution throughout Christian history. I also delve into how worship and praise contribute to our spiritual and emotional wellbeing, and how we can use these practices to deepen our relationship with God and strengthen our faith.


Join me as I discuss best practices and guidelines for engaging in worship and praise in a meaningful way, while avoiding common misconceptions and empty rituals.


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