All posts tagged: sikh community

Jillian Maas Backman and Simran Singh, Rebel Road Tour, ImaginePublicity

Jillian Maas Backman and Simran Singh at the Oak Creek, Wisconsin Sikh Temple

Saturday, October 19 Jillian Maas Backman facilitated Simran Singh’s “Rebel Road Tour” stop at the Sikh Temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin to participate in a panel discussion of the topic, Oneness: From Darkness to Light. Simran Singh’s Rebel Road Tour is for the purpose of connecting life dots from what was to what is, celebrating the human experience walking towards the expression of universal light. Jillian Maas Backman’s relationship with the Oak Creek Sikh community has deepened over the years since she first became a student, taking her “Journey to the East” as explained in Chapter 10 of her book, Beyond the Pews. It was a great shock to Jillian, and to the nation, when on August 5, 2012 the Oak Creek Sikh Temple made national news when several members lost their lives due to a shooting. Those members are memorialized on the official website.   Simran Singh’s recap of the panel discussion and it’s effect:   3 Part Video series of the enlightening panel discussion:       JILLIAN MAAS BACKMAN – AWARD WINNING RADIO HOST …

Jillian Maas Backman,ImaginePublicity

Change Already! with Jillian Maas Backman: “Dogmatic Religious Thinking Gone BAD”

Change Already! Your Future, Your Choice Jillian, Warm and Fuzzy with an Attitude! Listen in live, or listen at your convenience through the archive of the show.   Jillian will walk you through the maze to an enlightened and engaging future of change! Tune in Thursdays at 1pm ET, 12pm CT Listen LIVE: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/jillianmaasbackman     Jillian, devastated and heart-broken, breaks her silence and discusses her long-standing relationship with members of the Oak Creek Sikh community. Sharing intimate details and stories from inside a world not many Christians are privileged to experience “first-hand.” Jillian credits this Soul Group for expanding her vision from a mid-western myopic view of Christianity of tolerance to a world view of spiritual acceptance for all. Jillian Maas Backman, an award-winning author “Beyond the Pews: Breaking with Tradition and Letting Go of Religious Lockdown” suggests that the violence visited by the Sikh Temple is the result of “dogmatic religious thinking gone bad.” The author, who espouses inter-religious dialogue, stated, “Our individual faith experiences need not be threatened by alternative worldviews, but rather our experience of God deepens when we …