Stories tagged:
Lent

Kindness to the Other

Jason Minnix explores how to respond to violence with loving kindness, both towards ourselves and difficult people in our lives and world [Matthew 5:38-48]. Reflection: What in my life needs kindness today? How can I extend compassion to the people who are difficult for me to love? Resources: Book: Rosenberg, Marshall. “Nonviolent Communication.”

Ash Wednesday [Mar 1]

Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent. We will be holding a liturgy service at Space12 Wednesday night, March 1 to begin this season of reflection on the sacrifice that Christ experienced and embraced for us. When: Wednesday, March 1, 2017 @ 7pm Where: Space12 Details on the Facebook Event [Photo by Ding Ren @ Flickr]

Palm Sunday

As we continue to reflect in this season of Lent, John Chandler talks about our eulogy virtues and contrasting our pursuit of victory with death and resurrection [John 12:9-19]. Reflection: Where in our lives do we need to quit being the winner? What are the things that we have been holding onto in our lives? Where do we need to […]

Composting Life

As we continue to reflect in this season of Lent, Gideon Tsang talks about how we can foster our deaths well in order to fully live [Philippians 3:4-14]. Reflection What are the deaths that we need to name in our lives? What would it mean for us to create space to grieve well individually and as a community? What word […]

Survival and Flourishing

As we continue to reflect in this season of Lent, Jason Minnix talks about how our story of meaningful conversion is tied to being continually transformed over the entirety of our lives [Joshua 5:9-12]. Reflection: How do we tell a new story in the transitions of our lives? How can we trust that the desert is meaningful and what is […]

Let’s Not Perish

As we continue to reflect in this season of Lent, Gideon Tsang talks about how we receive Christ’s invitation to not perish but live a timeless, full, and abundant life [Luke 13:1-9]. Reflection: What does it mean to repent in the context of the mystery of our faith? What are the areas we need to dig around to find life […]

Thirst

As we continue to reflect in this season of Lent, Jason Minnix talks about how our thirst can increase our intimacy with self, God and community [Isaiah 55:1-9]. Reflection: What do we strive for in our attempt to be loveable? What image of God is no longer helpful in your connection with God? When you fast, or pull back from […]