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Advent: Fading Flowers

As we continue in the season of Advent, Jason Minnix talks about preparing for the way that God can access us in the dry seasons of our lives [Isaiah 40:3-8]. Reflection What are some of the dry spaces in my journey that I can acknowledge and name today? What are the fading flowers for me today? Resources Video – Ellen […]

Advent: Keep Awake

As we start the season of Advent, Weylin Lee talks about what Jesus is inviting us to wake up to and wake up from [Mark 13:30-37]. Reflection How can we slow down in order to catch up to God? What areas of our interior life need to be awakened? Resources Video – Godspeed Documentary Book – Acedia & Me MWG […]

Practice Gratitude

Gideon Tsang reflects on how we would be changed people if we practiced gratitude collectively as a community [Psalm 100]. Reflection What would it look like to create out of gratitude? How can you be present with gratitude entering into this week? Resources Video – How to Practice Effectively Video – TED Talk (Megan Phelps-Roper) MWG – Discussion Guide

Thoughts on Prayer

Kelly Cutbirth reflects on what our prayers about others have to teach us about ourselves and God [Psalm 70]. Reflection What emotions or needs in my life might be trying to surface from my prayers about the other? How can I have empathy for myself in my raw, angry moments? Resources Video – The All-American Rejects – Gives You Hell […]

Release

Jason Minnix talks about the ways we and others have placed spiritual burdens on people that constrict our natural movement to seek healing and growth in Christ [Matthew 23:1-12]. Reflection: What burdens am I being invited to release today? What forgiveness do I need to extend or receive today? Resources: Video: SNL – Church Lady MWG: Discussion Guide

Presence

Jason Minnix reflects on some of the ways God is present with us in this journey we are on [Exodus 33:12-23]. Reflection: How can I open myself to participate in God’s presence now? Where am I being invited to play? Resources: Video: Three Year Old Arguing MWG: Discussion Guide

Great Questions

Gideon Tsang explores how Jesus seems to value questions more than he does answers and why questions are essential to a healthy faith [Matthew 21:23-32]. Reflection: How can you embrace your questions of Scripture and faith? How can you celebrate a mistake, wrong answer, or failure as part of your spiritual practice? Resources: Podcast: Freakonomics: That’s a Great Question Book: […]