Gideon Tsang reflects on what it means to consent to where God is already at work in us and forming us this year [Matthew 3:13-17]. Reflection: What are we currently experiencing that we might need to consent to? What are some things we need to let go of? Resources: Video: This Year by The Mountain Goats Video: Trouble with Boys […]
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As we start a new year, John Chandler reflects on the story that we need to tell that is larger than the challenges and difficulties we have faced and will face [Numbers 6:22-27]. Reflection: What might it look like for you to spend more time in the shine of a face than the shine of a screen in the year […]
As we approach the end of the Advent season, Weylin Lee reflects on the surprising invitations that we find in Joseph and Mary’s experience of the birth of Jesus [Matthew 1:18-25]. Reflection How can we reframe our interruptions and disruptions to help strip away our false self? What are the things that we fear in our lives that we need […]
As we continue in the season of Advent, Matt Inman speaks about what it means to long for joy and how we live in the tension of our fears and dreams [Hebrews 11:13-16]. Reflection: How has disappointment impacted your life and faith? What does your life look like being broke open versus broke apart? Resources: Podcast: Inefficiency-Jamie Tworkowski
As we continue in the season of Advent, Gena Minnix speaks about how we prepare for peace and become agents of peace [Matthew 3:1-6]. Reflection Where are the wilderness places in our lives where survival feels like a struggle? What experiences (feelings, situations, conditions) do I find difficult or nearly impossible to welcome? What practices help me prepare for a […]
Jason Minnix begins the season of Advent by reflecting on the hope that Jesus lived and where we look and wait for that hope [Isaiah 2:1-5]. Reflection: Where am I watching and waiting for epiphany to break in? How can I make space to rest and trust transformation is happening? Resources Book:Come Out My People by Wes Howard-Brook
Gideon Tsang continues our conversation on hope and how it is a function of struggle in times of distress and uncertainty [Psalm 141]. Reflection: What are you feeling today? What might those feelings be revealing to you? What does it look like to struggle together for hope?