Oasis Network

OASIS NETWORK


OZI OZO OZI

2009: Mike Aus hapụrụ ọkwa ya dị ka pastọ nke Living Life Lutheran Church na Katy, Texas.

2010-2012 (Machị): Aus jere ozi dị ka ụkọchukwu na Theophilus Church na Katy, Texas.

2012 (Septemba): Aus guzobere Houston Oasis.

2014 (Eprel): Kansas City Oasis nwere nzukọ Sunday mbụ ya.

2014: Aus na Stringer guzobere Oasis Network.

2015 (October): Oasis Network Podcast malitere na Soundcloud na iTunes.

2016 (February): Cache Valley Oasis malitere ijide ọrụ.

2016 (Machị): Utah Valley Oasis malitere ijide ọrụ.

2016 (Eprel): Wasatch Back Oasis malitere ijide ọrụ.

2016 (May 15): Salt Lake Oasis na Northern Wasatch Oasis malitere ijide ọrụ.

FOUNTER / GROUP HISTORY

Ọ bụ Mike Aus na Helen Stringer guzobere Oasis Network. Aus, onye obodo Baltimore, Maryland onye gụrụ kọleji na Mahadum Michigan, ya na mmadụ asatọ ndị ọzọ hibere ụlọ ụka mbụ na ihe ghọrọ Oasis Network, Houston Oasis, na Houston Texas. Tupu o guzobe Houston Oasis, Aus jere ozi dị ka onye ụkọchukwu Lutheran ruo ihe dị ka afọ iri abụọ, nke mbụ n'ime nzukọ na-aga n'ihu na-abụghị Living Living Lutheran Church na Katy, Texas na obere oge, na Theophilus Church dị na Katy, Texas ( Chitwood 2013; Sanburn 2014).

Mgbe ihe dị ka afọ iri abụọ gasịrị, Aus [Foto dị n'aka nri] gbara arụkwaghịm n'ọrụ ya dị ka onye ụkọchukwu na Living Word Lutheran Church na 2009. Dabere na Mike Rinehart, bishọp nke ELCA na Texas-Louisiana Gulf Synod, Aus gbara arụkwaghịm mgbe a gwara ya na ọ "ka a kpọgara ya kọmitii ịdọ aka ná ntị" (Chitwood 2013). Aus, onye luru di na nwunye n'oge ahu, ka achoputara ya inwe inwe mmekorita nke nwoke na nwanyi di uku (Chitwood 2013). N'etiti oge na 2010 na Machị 2012 Aus jere ozi dị ka onye pastọ nke Chọọchị Theophilus (Theophilus 2012). Ọ na-edekarị akụkọ banyere Theophilus Blog ma gosipụta ya na ọtụtụ vidiyo nke otu, ọtụtụ ihe ndekọ nke okwuchukwu ya (Theophilus 2012).

Aus na-akọ na ya nwere obi abụọ oge niile banyere okwukwe ya. Ọ na-ezo aka na onwe ya dị ka onye "cafeteria Christian" na ekweghị na hel (Sanburn 2014). Nye ya ụka bụ maka obodo nke ụka na-enye. Ka obi abụọ ya na-aga n'ihu, Aus malitere ịtụle ịhapụ ozi ahụ. Nzọụkwụ mbụ ya bụ isonyere ndị ọrụ Clergy, netwọkụ nke ndị ozuzu aturu nke kesara obi abụọ ha banyere ọdịnala okwukwe ha (Sanburn 2014). Mgbanwe ọha na eze nke ndụ Aus mere na ọrụ ya mgbe ọ pụtara na MSNBC Up na Chris Hayes (2012). Na ihe ngosi ahụ, mgbe ọ ka bụ ụkọchukwu nke Theophilus Church, Aus kwupụtara n'ihu ọha na ya ekwekwaghị na chi kachasị elu (Silva). N'oge na-adịghị anya mgbe ọ kwusịrị, Chọọchị Theophilus, bụ nke dị n'okpuru ndị òtù 100 n'oge ahụ, daa ma mechie ọnụ ụzọ ya (Theophilus 2012).

Aus guzobere Houston Oasis na Septemba 2012 dị ka obodo maka ndị na-ekweghị na Houston site na mpaghara Meetup ekweghị na Chineke (Houston Oasis nd; Sanburn 2014). Nzukọ mbụ ahụ dọtara ihe dị ka ndị bịara iri anọ (Chitwood 2012). Ndị bịara abịa toro n'okpuru 100, yana ụfọdụ ọrụ na-adọta ihe karịrị 100 na ọtụtụ narị ndị ọzọ na-esonye na listi email ya (Winston 2013).

Ebumnuche nke ntanetị malitere na ntọala nke Kansas City Oasis site na Helen Stringer [Foto dị n'aka nri] na 2014. A zụlitere Stringer [Foto dị n'aka nri] n'ezinụlọ ndị Protestant ma gaa Minnesota North Central University, ụlọ ọrụ Pentikọstal. O mechara nweta akara ugo mmụta Masters na Ọrụ Ndị Mmadụ na Ndụmọdụ (Campolo 2015; Kendall 2014). Site na akaụntụ nke aka ya, Stringer enwekwaghị okwukwe okpukpe ya, mana ọ na-atụ uche obodo o nweela site na ndị otu ụka. Dị ka ọ na-echeta, "A kpughere ihe niile n'ime afọ atọ ma ọ bụ afọ anọ." N'ịbụ onye obodo ya na-enweghị nkụda mmụọ, ọ chọrọ ụzọ ọzọ. Ọ na-akọ na “ọ bịara doo m anya na a ga-enwerịrị ụzọ iji mepụta obodo nkwado na ọtụtụ agbụrụ na-enweghị nkwenkwe na mwepu niile na-achịkwa ọtụtụ obodo okpukpe. Ezinụlọ m na-efu nnukwu ihe niile ndị obodo okpukpe na-enye dịka obodo mmadụ, njikọ, ahụmịhe ndụ na nkwado ”(Eveld 2015). Mgbe ọ chọghị otu ụdị ụdị ụdị ahụ ọ chere, Stringer kpọtụrụ Mike Aus na Houston Oasis wee jiri usoro nhazi nke o mepụtara iji guzobe Oasis na Kansas City. Dabere na Stringer, nzukọ mbụ nke Kansas City Oasis dọtara banyere mmadụ 120, ihe dịka ndị 200 na-agachi nzukọ anya (Campolo 2015).

Ebe ha guzoberela otu abụọ dị ugbu a, na, na-amata na enwere ike ịnwe ndị ọzọ nwere otu ọchịchọ ahụ ịmalite otu maka ndị na-abụghị ndị okpukperechi, Aus na Stringer rụkọtara iji mepụta Oasis Network. N'ezie, otu ebumnuche nke Oasis Network bụ inyere ndị ọzọ aka ịhazi na ịtọlite ​​Oasis na mpaghara ha (Stringer 2014). Ọnọdụ niile na-agbaso otu usoro nhazi ahụ ma gosipụta ọdịdị a haziri ahazi site na webụsaịtị e mere n'otu aka ahụ. Ebumnuche nke ndị otu niile nọ na netwọkụ a bụ, n'okwu Stringer "iji kpọta ndị na-abụghị ndị okpukperechi na ndị anaghị emekọ ihe ọnụ na ọnọdụ ọmịiko, ime emume ahụmịhe mmadụ, na inwe mmetụta nke mmụọ nsọ na ikike (United Coalition of Reason 2016)

ỤLỌDỤ / EKWERE

E wuru Oasis Network gburugburu usoro iwu ise: Ndị mmadụ dị mkpa karịa nkwenkwe, ụmụ mmadụ nwere ike ịghọta eziokwu site n'echiche kama ikpughe nsogbu ụmụ mmadụ nwere ike idozi naanị mmadụ, nzube mmadụ na-enweta site na ịme mgbanwe na ụwa, yana ekwesịrị ịnabata onye ọ bụla maka onye ọ bụ na, n’otu aka ahụ, anabata ndị ọzọ n’otu ụkpụrụ. A kọwara “isi ụkpụrụ” isii a na weebụsaịtị Network Oasis (Oasis Network nd)

Ndị mmadụ dị mkpa karịa nkwenye
N'akụkọ ihe mere eme nile, nkwenkwe, nkwenkwe, na echiche dị iche iche emewo ka ndị mmadụ kewaa ma bụrụ isi mmalite nke agha, mkpagbu, na esemokwu ndị ọzọ. Oasis Oasis na-eji ọdịmma ndị mmadụ akpọrọ ihe banyere nkwenkwe nkịtị, nkwenkwe, nkà mmụta okpukpe, ma ọ bụ nkà ihe ọmụma ọ bụla. Ndi mmadu anyi zuru oke iji jikoo anyi na obodo bara uru. (Ma, ee, anyị maara nke ọma na nke a bụkwa nkwenye-mana anyị dị mma na obere asusu na ndụ anyị!)

A maara Adị site Adị
Ọtụtụ okpukpe na-azọrọ na ha nwere nghọta pụrụ iche banyere ụdị ịdị adị n'ezie na-adabere na mkpughe ndị mmụọ karịrị mmadụ nyere ha. Dị ka ndị ọrụ ụwa, ndị obodo Oasis na-etinye aka n'ịchọpụta na ịghọta eziokwu dabere na ihe akaebe doro anya na okwu ezi uche dị na ya.

Aka mmadu na-edozi nsogbu mmadu
Ihe ịma aka na-eche ihe a kpọrọ mmadụ bụ nke ụmụ mmadụ n'onwe ha mepụtara n'ụzọ dị ukwuu. Anyị anaghị echere ka Chineke gbatara anyị ọsọ enyemaka. Ọ bụrụ na ụwa ga-abụ ebe ka mma maka mmadụ niile; ọ dịịrị anyị ime ka ọ pụta site na amamihe, akụrụngwa, na mbọ anyị niile.

Pụtara na-esite na ịme mgbanwe
Obodo Oasis anaghị adị naanị iji gboo mkpa nke ndị otu ha ma ọ bụ mee ka usoro Oasis dịgide. Kama nke ahụ, obodo ndị Oasis na-etinye aka na ọrụ ọrụ na mmekọrịta obodo nke na-eme ka ndụ ndị ọzọ ka mma na mpaghara, mba, na mba ụwa.

Nabata Ma Nabata Ya
Obodo Oasis na-agbasi mbọ ike ịbụ ebe nnabata mmadụ niile. Anyị na-anabata ma na-eme ememe ụmụ mmadụ na ụdị ya niile ma anyị na-azụlite gburugburu ebe ọmịiko na obiọma na-enweghị nhịahụ agbụrụ, agbụrụ, nghazi mmekọahụ, na usoro ezinụlọ. (“Corekpụrụ Omume”)

N'otu n'ime ajụjụ ọnụ banyere mgbasa ozi ya (Campolo 2015), Stringer rụtụrụ aka na Oasis Network abụghị onye na-emegide ọchịchị mana kama ọ na-ewukwasị ya na echiche ọzọ, echiche ziri ezi nke obodo na nnabata na ịghọta ụwa site n'echiche na usoro sayensị. Ọ na-ekweta n'ihu ọha na ọ bụ ezie na otu a bụ "maka ndị na-adabaghị na chọọchị ma chọọ obodo," n'otu oge ahụ ọ bụghị mmadụ niile ga-adaba na ya. Ndị na-achọ nkọwa karịrị nke mmadụ agaghị ahụ ya na Oasis.

RITUALS / PRACTICES

Ọ bụ ezie na Oases abụghị òtù okpukpe, ha na-enwe nzukọ kwa izu na ụtụtụ Sọnde iji zụlite obodo ma nye ezinụlọ ohere ịbịa nzukọ ọnụ. Stringer (2014) na-ede, “otu okpukperechi na - ejikọ ndị nne na nna na-eto eto, na - eme ndị agadi, na - eme ka ndị ntorobịa nwee ọgaranya, na ọtụtụ ndị ọzọ.”

Nzukọ na-amalite site na egwu dị iche iche, nke mbụ ndị egwu egwu mpaghara rụrụ (Pluralism Project 2013). Egwuregwu egwu ahụ na-esote "Oge Oge Obodo." N’oge a onye ọ bụla bịaranụ nwere ike ikwu okwu n’isi ihe masịrị ha ruo nkeji iri abụọ. Kwa izu, a na-enwe ọkà okwu dị iche n’ụdị ya na ozi ya dị iche. Nkeji iri na-abịanụ bụ maka “agwakọta ma gwakọta” mmekọrịta mmadụ na kọfị. Isi okwu a na nzukọ a nwere ike ịbụ onye otu ma ọ bụ onye ọbịa ọbịa; na mmalite ụbọchị nke Houston Oasis onye na-ekwu okwu mgbe niile bụ Mike Aus. Isiokwu ndị a kpuchie gụnyere ọtụtụ ihe gụnyere mmadụ, ọmụmụ banyere mmekọrịta mmadụ na ibe ya, ọmịiko, na akụkọ banyere ndị hapụrụ ụka ha. Nzukọ ahụ na-ejedebe site na egwu site na onye na-ese ihe n'izu. Oasis na-enyekwa ọrụ ụmụaka ka nzukọ na-aga n'ihu.

 

NKWUKWU / LEADERSHIP

Oasis ọ bụla [Foto dị n'aka nri] nọọrọ onwe ya, ya na onye guzobere ya na òtù na-achị isi ya. Oasis Network na ọnọdụ Oasis ọ bụla bụ 501c na-abụghị uru, ọrụ ebere ma ọ bụghị òtù okpukpe. Helen Stringer bu onye nchoputa na onye isi nke Oasis Network; Mike Aus bụ ngalaba-onye guzobere Oasis Network. Ndị otu Oasis niile na-agbaso otu ụkpụrụ omume ma nwee ihe fọrọ nke nta ka ọ bụrụ na ha nwere weebụsaịtị. Usoro omume na-amachibido ụdị dị iche iche nke okwu mkparị na nke anụ ahụ, ịkpa ókè, omume na-akpaghasị mmadụ, na omume na-akwadoghị (Kansas City Oasis nd)

Oasis Network na-agbasa ngwa ngwa. E guzobewo ndị otu Oasis asatọ: Houston, Kansas City, Toronto, na ise na Utah. Otu ndị ọzọ nọ na mmepe mmepe: otu ọ bụla na steeti Washington na Ontario, Canada, na abụọ na Texas (Eveld 2015). Aus na Stringer na-adụ ọdụ ma na-eduzi mmepe nke otu ọhụụ ma na-enye "ngwa ngwa mbido" maka otu ndị na-ahụ iguzobe Oasis ọhụrụ (Campolo 2015).

ISSUES / CHALLENGES

Oasis Network enwetawo nsogbu ndị pere mpe ebe ọ bụ na mmalite ya. Mike Aus 'arụmụka akụkọ ihe mere eme na Living Life Lutheran Church apụtaghị na ọ sooro ya banye na ọrụ Oasis. Ihe oru Oasis n'onwe ya, nke ewuru na ohuru nke ndi obodo, emeghi ka ndi mmadu ghara iguzogide ndi otu ndi na-ekwusi ike na ekweghi na Chineke.

Ọ bụ ezie na ọ bụ ihe a na-adịghị ahụkebe, enwere ụfọdụ ịlaghachi azụ site n'akụkụ ụfọdụ nke ọgbakọ Ndị Kraịst, ebe a na-ahụta ekweghị na Chineke dị ka ndapụ n'ezi ofufe. N'ikwu banyere ihe ọhụrụ dị ka Oasis, Pastorkọchukwu Ken Silva (2012) dọrọ aka ná ntị, sị: “Jikọta [mmekọrịta mmekọrịta a] na ndị hapụworo eziokwu ka ha were uche ha pụọ ​​n'okporo ụzọ Wonderland nke  Asụsụ efu efu  anyị nwekwara ụzọ e si eme ka a nọrọ ná mgbagwoju anya na ndapụ n'ezi ofufe. ”  

Enweela ụfọdụ nkatọ banyere echiche nke imepụta ihe Sanborn (2014) kọwara "ụka nke na-abụghị ụka," bụ nke agbachitere na ọdịnala nzukọ nke Sunday. Dị ka Sanborn (2014) si kwuo, “… echiche nke ụka na-ekweghị na Chukwu - na ọbụlagodi okwu ahụ n'onwe ya - bụ ihe arụ nye ọtụtụ ndị na ngagharị ahụ. Fọdụ kwenyere na ọ dị ka ihe ha na-ekwenyeghị na mbụ. Onye nto ochi na onye ekweghi na Chukwu bu Bill Maher atukwasikwala n’isi okwu a, dọọ aka na nti banyere nzuko ndi ekweghi na Chineke nke yiri ulo uka ala nna ha, na-ekwu na “O na emebi echiche nile nke ekweghi na Chukwu, nihi na ihe kpatara ndi mmadu ji achikota na okpukperechi bu kpomkwem n’ihi na obu nzuzu. , "Mike Aus azaghachilarịrị na ụdị nkatọ a:" E nwere ọtụtụ ndị nọ na nnwere onwe a na-eche echiche sị, Ọfọn, nke a bụ naanị iickingomi ụka B .Ma ọ bụrụ na anyị anaghị enye obodo na nkwado mmadụ nye ndị na-ekweghị ekwe, ọ ga-emebi ngagharị ahụ. ”

Foto

Image # 1: Foto nke Mike Aus, onye guzobere Houston Oasis na Houston, Texas

Foto # 2: Foto nke Helen Stringer, onye guzobere Kansas City Oasis.

Foto # 3: Ihe onyonyo nke Oasis Network logo.

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Njikọ Aka nke Otu. 2016. "Ajụjụ ọnụ: Nye Oasis maka ndị na-abụghị ndị Theist." United Coalition of Reason, February 24. Nweta site na http://unitedcor.org/interview-providing-an-oasis-for-non-theists/ na 18 June 2016.

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Authors:
David G. Bromley
McKenzie Uphoff

Ụbọchị Post:
21 June 2016

 

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