Mark Swinney is a member of the Christian Science Board of Lectureship.  He has dedicated his life to praying with people and empowering people to pray effectively for themselves. Videos of two of his hour-long talks given in the Greater New Orleans area are available below:

Does God intend for you to age?
Click here for a video of this talk recorded in the Clearview Room in Metairie, LA, on Saturday, Sept. 28th, 2013.
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What is it that connects prayer with healing?
Click here for a video of this talk recorded in the First Church of Christ, Scientist, in Covington, LA, on Sunday, Sept. 29th, 2013.

Lorenzo F. Rodriguez is a member of the Christian Science Board of Lectureship.  He left his native Cuba while a teenager and moved to Mexico before arriving in the United States. He has conducted services in English and Spanish and currently works as a practitioner and teacher of Christian Science healing. During the Gulf Oil Spill, he quickly came to the aid of our local communities in presenting the lecture below:

Desperate Situations? Spiritual Solutions!
Click here for a video of this talk sponsored by the Christian Science Churches of the Northshore (Covington, Hammond, and Slidell) in response to the Gulf Oil Spill and recorded on July 8, 2010, in Mandeville, LA.


Lorenzo F. Rodriguez, CSB
Mark Swinney, CSB
"Whatever inspires with wisdom, Truth, or Love -- be it song, sermon, or Science -- blesses the human family with crumbs of comfort from Christ's table, feeding the hungry and giving living waters to the thirsty."
Mary Baker Eddy - Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures 234:4
Alex Cook's songs focus on universal prayers and questions that we all have.  His songs are upbeat and full of humor one moment and gentle and soulfully touching the next.

Click here for a video of a  Celebration Concert with Alex Cook, recorded at Fourth Church of Christ, Scientist, in Lakeview in New Orleans, LA, on November 16th, 2013.  Individual songs may be selected.
Alex Cook
Guest speakers have led discussions at our Time for Thinkers Book Club.  Members are reading books of the Bible, Bible history books, books written by Mary Baker Eddy, biographies of Eddy, histories of the Christian Science Church and its publications, and similar literature. These recorded discussions may be accessed here.
Time for Thinkers Book Club
During his stay in New Orleans, Alex generously donated his time and artistic talent to paint murals in one of our local elementary schools. Click here for a video with Alex explaining how to paint murals and giving artistic and career advice to the students. (11/30/2013) Alex's website is stonebalancer.com
This page was last updated: February 14, 2016
Jon Benson is a member of the Christian Science Board of Lectureship.  He is a practitioner of Christian Science healing and has served as a Chaplain in the Los Angeles County jails. A video of his new lecture is available below:

True Consciousness:
the Core of Christ-Healing

Click here for a video of this talk recorded at First Church of  Christ, Scientist, in Covington, LA, on Sunday, November 15th, 2015.
Jon Benson, CS
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